Spare us, O Lord, aloud we cry

Spare us, O Lord, aloud we cry

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: COMPLAINT
Published in 13 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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Songs of Joy and Gladness #122

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d776

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d711

The Choralist #d315

The Christian Lyre #d369

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The Revivalist: a Collection of Choice Revival Hymns and Tunes #92

The Star of the East #d156

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The Wesleyan Minstrel: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes. 2nd ed. #73

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