O Lord, my heart cries out for thee

O Lord, my heart cries out for thee

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 20 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 Lord, my heart cries out for thee
Author: Isaac Watts

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Carmina Sacra #90b

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Carmina Sacra #126b

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d677

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d790

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Church Psalmist #P84d

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Church Psalmist #P84d

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Church Psalmist #P84d

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Church Psalmody #P84.4

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Church Psalmody #P84d

Harmonia Ecclesiae #d178

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P84d

Melodies of the Church #d756

Psalmista #d182

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P84.3

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Psalms and Hymns #P84d

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The Choir #138b

The Modern Psalmist #d224

The National Psalmist #d135

The Psaltery #d199

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