Lord, where shall guilty souls retire

Lord, where shall guilty souls retire

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 51 hymnals

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, where shall guilty souls retire
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Select Verse System for the Use of Individuals, Families, and Schools #61

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #202

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d538

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Christian Melodies #76

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Christian Melodies #76

Christian Mission Hymns #d22

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d647

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Church Psalmist #P139f

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Harmonia Sacra #29b

Hymns on Various Subjects #d14

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Laudes Domini #170

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Laudes Domini #278

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P139e

Melodies of the Church #d615

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #192

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d501

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #421

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P139.4

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Sacred poetry #d291

Sacred Poetry #d290

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Sacred Poetry #CXXXIXb

Songs for the New Life #d383

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad661

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Songs for the Sanctuary #267

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Songs for the Sanctuary #267

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Songs for the Sanctuary #267

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #267

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #267

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Songs of the Church #918

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #192

The Book of Praise #d459

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The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs #162

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #552

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The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d401

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The Christian Psalmist #P139d

The Church Hymn Book #d311

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d534

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The Columbian Repository #337

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The Congregational Hymn Book #19

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The Middlesex Collection of Church Music #83

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #307b

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d623

Union Hymns #d242

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