The Lord ascends on high

The Lord ascends on high

Author: Isaac Watts
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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Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d412
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #239Page Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d974
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P2dPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P2dPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P2dPage Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P2.3Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P2cPage Scan
Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d235
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P2cPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d930
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P2cPage Scan
The Psaltery #d255
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d386
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