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O for a strong, a lasting faith

O for a strong, a lasting faith

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 23 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: O for a strong, a lasting faith
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 23 of 23)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #25Page Scan
A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d365
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #189Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d632
Hymns for Schools and Families #d107
Hymns for Schools and Families #94Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #151Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #252Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #157Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d343
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #245Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad767
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #211Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #211Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #211Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #211Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #211Page Scan
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #154Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d626
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #266Page Scan
The Saints' Harp #d591
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d625
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d396
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