O! the delights, the heav'nly joys

O! the delights, the heavenly joys

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: LOVE (Richardson)
Published in 88 hymnals

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1 Oh, the delights, the heavenly joys,
The glories of the place,
Where Jesus sheds the brightest beams
Of His o'erflowing grace!

2 Princes to His imperial name
Bend their bright sceptres down;
Dominions, thrones, and powers rejoice
To see Him wear the crown.

3 Archangels sound His lofty praise
Through every heavenly street;
And lay their highest honors down,
Submissive at His feet.

4 Now to the Lamb, that once was slain,
Be endless blessings paid;
Salvation, glory, joy, remain
forever on Thy head!

5 Thou hast redeemed our souls with blood,
Hast set the prisoners free,
Hast made us kings and priests to God,
And we shall reign with Thee.

Amen.

Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #156

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! the delights, the heavenly joys
Title: O! the delights, the heav'nly joys
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #101

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #395

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d565

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d263

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A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #498

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #165

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #156

Chapel Hymns #d418

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d396

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #192

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #135

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs for ... Religious Assemblies and Private Christians ... 9th ed. #d126

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #557

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #120

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #120

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #176

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #176

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #45

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Hymns and Offices of Worship: for use in schools: with an appendix of tunes #76

Hymns Selected #d161

Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d161

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #160

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #740

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d329

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #160

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #740

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #160

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #740

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #740

Parish Psalmody #d611

Parish Psalmody #d623

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1274

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d630

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #II.91

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H518

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Seamen's Hymns #135

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d456

The American Repository of Sacred Music #d117

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #139

The Church Hymn Book #d727

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #38

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #692

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d173

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The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #II.XCI

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The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #425

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