Remember Jesus!

The Lord of life this table spread

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 12 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The Lord of life this table spread,
With his own flesh and dying blood;
We on the rich provision feed,
And taste the wine, and bless our God.

2 May sinful sweets be all forgot,
And earth grow less in our esteem;
Christ and his love fill every thought,
And faith and hope be fixed on him.

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #435

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 >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord of life this table spread
Title: Remember Jesus!
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d270


A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #435

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #479

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Pocket Hymns #299

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #82

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1153

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The Christian Psalmist #442

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The Congregational Hymn Book #768

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #89

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