Not the Malicious or Profane

Not the malicious or profane

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 38 hymnals

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Not the malicious or profane,
The wanton or the proud,
Nor thieves, nor sland'rers, shall obtain
Tue kingdom of our God.

Surprising grace! and such were we
By nature and by sin,
Heirs of immortal misery,
Unholy and unclean.

But we are washed in Jesus' blood,
We're pardoned through his name;
And the good Spirit of our God
Has sanctified our frame.

O for a persevering power
To keep thy just commands
We would defile our hearts no more,
No more pollute our hands.



Source: The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #176

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: Not the malicious or profane
Title: Not the Malicious or Profane
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d572

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d574

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d575

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #464

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d215

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d123

General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d212

Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d225

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Hymns for Christian Melody #190

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Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed. corr.) #288

Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d163

Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d177

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d560

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d575

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #I.104

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Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #198

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #224

The Baptist Harmony #d255

The Baptist Harmony #d258

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d391

The Church Hymn Book #d654

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #43

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #176

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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.) #I.CIV

Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d181

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