The Lord, from his celestial throne

The Lord, from his celestial throne

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: BALERMA (Barthélemon)
Published in 9 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: The Lord, from his celestial throne
Author: Isaac Watts

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Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #142bPage Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d976
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #753Page 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... #d932
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d758
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #124Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #380cPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1006
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #112Page Scan



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