My heart rejoices in thy name

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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AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d341

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #305

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d686

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David, corrected and enlarged, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (2nd ed.) #59

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Doctor Watts's imitation of the Psalms of David, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (3rd ed.) #54

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David: to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian church in general (3rd. ed.) #59

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David: to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian church in general (4th ed.) #54

Parish Psalmody #d499

Parish Psalmody #d511

Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d581

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #Ps.68

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P31.2

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The Cyber Hymnal #4249

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #366

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The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship #XXXIb

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The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #P31b

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The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament. #54

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