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My thoughts address your throne

My thoughts address your throne

Author: Isaac Watts (1719, alt. 2013)
Tune: THRICE
Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

My thoughts address your throne
when morning brings the light;
I seek your blessing every noon,
and pay my vows at night,

for I, with all life's cares,
will lean upon you, Lord;
I'll cast my burdens on your arm,
and rest upon your word.

Your arm shall well sustain
all peoples with your love;
the base, on which our safety stands,
will never be removed.


Source: In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #22

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 >

Text Information

First Line: My thoughts address your throne
Author: Isaac Watts (1719, alt. 2013)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Source: Psalm 55, alt.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2014
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2014.
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