My hiding place my refuge tower

My hiding place my refuge tower

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 13 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 hiding place my refuge tower
Author: Isaac Watts
Copyright: Public Domain


My Hiding-place, my Refuge Tower . Part of "Begin, my tongue, some heavenly theme," p. 126, ii.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Cantica Laudis #d190

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d687

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Church Psalmody #P119.16

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Church Psalmody #P119q

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P119p

Melodies of the Church #d655

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Psalms and Hymns #P119p

The Modern Psalmist #d184

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The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music #97

The National Psalmist #d113

The Praise #d164

The Psaltery #d173

The Thanksgiving #d145

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