The Lord on high proclaims

The Lord on high proclaims

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 57 hymnals

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The Lord on high proclaims
His Godhead from his throne:
"Mercy and justice are the names
By which I will be known.

"Ye dying souls that sit
In darkness and distress,
Look from the borders of the pit
To my recov'ring grace."

Sinners shall hear the sound;
Their thankful tongues shall own,
"Our righteousness and strength is found
In thee, the Lord, alone."

In thee shall Isr'el trust,
And see their guilt forgiv'n;
God will pronounce the sinners just,
And take the saints to heav'n.



Source: The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #204

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 on high proclaims
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d716

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d808

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d813

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d813

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #338

Chapel Hymns #d525

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #397

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #50

Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d379

Hymns Selected #d193

Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d192

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d798

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d761

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #I.85

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H240

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #68

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Seamen's Hymns #50

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d578

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Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #50

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The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #208

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The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #60

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #405

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #349

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #204

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d208

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The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #I.LXXXV

Universalist Hymn Book #d510

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