The work, O Lord, is thine

The work, O Lord, is thine

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 10 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 work, O Lord, is thine
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #30Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #30Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele ...compiled for the use of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia #30Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book #d608
The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d610
The Christian Lyre #d419
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #451Page Scan
The Jubilee Harp: a choice selection of psalmody, ancient and modern, designed for use in public and social worship #307Page Scan
The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #21 S
The Philadelphia Hymn Book; or, a selection of sacred poetry, consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts...and others, adapted to public and private devotion #30Page Scan
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