See where the great incarnate God

See where the great incarnate God

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 21 hymnals

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See where the great incarnate God
Fills a majestic throne;
While from the skies his awful voice
Bears the last judgment down.

["I am the first, and I the last,
Through endless years the same;
I AM is my memorial still,
And my eternal name.

"Such favors as a God can give
My royal grace bestows:
Ye thirsty souls, come taste the streams,
Where life and pleasure flows.]

["The saint that triumphs o'er his sins,
I'll own him for a son;
The whole creation shall reward
The conquests he has won.

"But bloody hands, and hearts unclean,
And all the lying race,
The faithless and the scoffing crew,
That spurn at offered grace;

"They shall be taken from my sight,
Bound fast in iron chains,
And headlong plunged into the lake
Where fire and darkness reigns."]

O may I stand before the Lamb,
When earth and seas are fled!
And hear the Judge pronounce my name,
With blessings on my head!

May I with those for ever dwell
Who here were my delight!
While sinners, banished down to hell,
No more offend my sight.

Source: The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #680

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: See where the great incarnate God
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: English



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Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns #255

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Church Psalmody #H624

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Church Psalmody #624

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books #I.XLV

Hymns Selected #d174

Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d173

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #624


Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #I.45

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Psalms and Hymns #684

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The Christian's Duty #CCLV

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The Christians Duty, exhibited, in a series of Hymns #CCLV

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The Columbian Repository #399


The Cyber Hymnal #5966

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The Discipline of the United Freewill Baptist Church #76

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #680

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d188

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The Psalms of David #I.XLV

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #A45

Union Hymns #d344

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