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Now to thy sacred house with joy I turn my feet

Now to thy sacred house with joy I turn my feet

Author: Timothy Dwight
Published in 31 hymnals

Author: Timothy Dwight

Dwight, Timothy, D.D. This is the most important name in early American hymnology, as it is also one of the most illustrious in American literature and education. He was born at Northampton, Massachusetts, May 14, 1752, and graduated at Yale College, 1769; was a tutor there from 1771 to 1777. He then became for a short time a chaplain in the United States Army, but passed on in 1783 to Fairfield, Connecticut, where he held a pastorate, and taught in an Academy, till his appointment, in 1795, as President of Yale College. His works are well known, and need no enumeration. He died at New Haven, Jan. 11, 1817. In 1797 the General Association of Connecticut, being dissatisfied with Joel Barlow's 1785 revision of Watts, requested Dwight to do th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now to thy sacred house with joy I turn my feet
Author: Timothy Dwight

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #12

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d614

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #14

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #14

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Church Psalmist #P43b

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Church Psalmist #P43b

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Church Psalmist #P43b

Hymnal of the Reformed Episcopal Church #d76

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #145

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Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #233

Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs with Responsive Readings #d249

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Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs #26

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Laudes Domini #73

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Montreat Hymns #26

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New Manual of Praise #87

Parish Psalmody #d563

Parish Psalmody #d575

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #276

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Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns #266

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The Baptist Praise Book #11

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d428

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #33

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d608

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #368

The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d219

The New England Sunday School Hymn Book #d101

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The New Laudes Domini #61

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The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 2 #176

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Worship in Song #39

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