Heavenly Praise

Salvation to our God Who sitteth on the throne

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Salvation to our God,
Who sitteth on the throne;
Thanks giving to the Holy Ghost,
And to the Lamb, the Son.

2 All glory praise, and pow'r,
To God be ever given,
By every Angle round the throne
And all the host of heaven.

3 Great are thy wondrous works!
Most just and true thy ways;
Lord God Almighty King of saints,
High in eternal praise.

4 Who shall not fear thy might?
By every pow'r ador'd;
All nations shall before thee kneel,
And gladly call thee Lord.

Source: A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #XXV

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: Salvation to our God Who sitteth on the throne
Title: Heavenly Praise
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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