My sorrows, like a flood

My sorrows, like a flood

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 55 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 sorrows, like a flood
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d107

A Collection of Hymns and Psalms for the Use of Singing School and Musical Societies #d97

A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d194

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d306

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d196

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs from the Best Authors #d129

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #146

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d215

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d290

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Hymns for Social Meetings #57

Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d219

Parish Psalmody #d509

Parish Psalmody #d521

Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d137

The Baptist Harmony #d250

The Baptist Harmony #d252

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d378

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #183

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #433

The Church Hymn Book #d635

The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d211

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d196

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #806

The Southern Psalmist #d539

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d562

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d304

Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d174

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