Now let me make the Lord my trust

Now let me make the Lord my trust

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: BADEN (55654)
Published in 16 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: Now let me make the Lord my trust
Author: Isaac Watts

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Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d207

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d731

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P37a

Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d169

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d260

The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d256

The Psaltery #d183

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