Now, in the hour of deep distress

Now, in the hour of deep distress

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: HURLBUT
Published in 22 hymnals

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1 "Now in the hour of deep distress,
My God, support thy Son.
When horrors dark my soul oppress,
O leave me not alone!"

2 Thus did our suff'ring Saviour pray,
With mighty cried and tears.
God heard him in that dreadful day,
And chas'd away his fears.

3 Great was the vict'ry of his death:
His throne exalted stands;
And all the nations of the earth
Shall bow to his commands.

4 The meek and humble souls shall see
His table richly spread;
And all, that seek the Lord, shall be
With joys immortal fed!

Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #135

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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Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches: to which are added prayers for families and individuals #135Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #135Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #135TextPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d309
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d729
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P22bPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P22bPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P22bPage Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P22.2Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P22bPage Scan
Hymns of Praise for the Young #d153
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P22bPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d697
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d573
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #32Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P22bPage Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d331
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d328
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #XXIIaPage Scan
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #P22bPage Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #P22bPage Scan
The Psalmodist: a Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes #d149
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