Spare us, O Lord, aloud we cry

Spare us, O Lord, aloud we cry

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: COMPLAINT
Published in 14 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: Spare us, O Lord, aloud we cry
Author: Isaac Watts

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Hymns of the "Jubilee Harp" #a99

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Songs of Joy and Gladness #122

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d776

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d711

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The American Vocalist #12

The Choralist #d315

The Christian Lyre #d369

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The Jubilee Harp #99

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The Revivalist #92

The Star of the East #d156

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The Wesleyan Minstrel #73

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The Wesleyan Sacred Harp #24

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The Wesleyan Sacred Harp #24

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Vestry Chimes #129

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