My faith shall triumph o'er the grave

My faith shall triumph o'er the grave

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 39 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: My faith shall triumph o'er the grave
Author: Isaac Watts

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My faith shall triumph o'er the grave. From "Great God I own Thy sentence just," p. 1237, No. 50. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d447

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #933

Gospel Hymns #d336

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Hymns and Offices of Worship: for use in schools: with an appendix of tunes #241

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d306

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Hymns of the Advent #44

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Hymns of the Morning: Designed for the use of God's People #44

Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs with Responsive Readings #d227

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Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs: with responsive readings #244

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Montreat Hymns: psalms and gospel songs with responsive scripture readings #244

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1460

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d527

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #476

Songs of Salvation. Work songs #d126

Spiritual Melodies #d202

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d235

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Temple Themes and Sacred Songs #t18

The Book of Worship #d315

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #712

The Church Hymn Book #d617

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The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #474

The Coronation Hymnal #d226

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d400

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #901

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The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #1460

The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #147 S

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The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #508

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #347b

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d644

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d541

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d349

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