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O lead me to the Rock

O lead me to the Rock

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 10 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 lead me to the Rock
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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A Collection of Hymns #332

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Church Choral-Book #290

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #671

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #239

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Hymns for Church and Home #321

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #177

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #177

Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #d43

The Tabernacle #d215

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