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Our hearts shall triumph in the Lord

Our hearts shall triumph in the Lord

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Our hearts shall triumph in the Lord,
And bless his works, and bless his word;
His works of grace! how bright they shine!
How deep thy counsels! how divine!

2 So shall we share a glorious part,
When grace hath well refin'd our heart,
And fresh supplies of joy are shed,
Like holy oil to cheer our head.

3 Then shall we see, and hear, and know,
All we desir'd or wish'd below;
And every power find sweet employ
In that eternal world of joy.


Source: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LXXVIII

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: Our hearts shall triumph in the Lord
Author: Isaac Watts
Source: From Psalm 92 "Sweet is the work, my God, my King"
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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