The Spirit like a peaceful dove

The Spirit like a peaceful dove

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 33 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 Spirit like a peaceful dove
Author: Isaac Watts
Copyright: Public Domain

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Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver #d223

Chapel Hymns #d542

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1003

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Church Psalmist #201

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Church Psalmist #201

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Church Psalmist #201

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Church Psalmody #H223

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Church Psalmody #223

Hymns for the Hospital Chapel, Worcester #d209

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #223

Melodies of the Church #d961

Plymouth Collection #d81

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H309

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Psalms and Hymns #247

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Seamen's Hymns #201

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d587

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Social Psalmist #201

Songs for the New Life #d629

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1074

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b845

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Songs for the Sanctuary #845

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Songs for the Sanctuary #845

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Songs for the Sanctuary #845

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #845

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #845

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The Baptist Praise Book #498

The Book of Praise #d758

The Church Hymn Book #d536

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #134e

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1032

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The Sabbath School Hymn and Tune Book #158

Union Hymns #d396

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