This is the glorious day

This is the glorious day

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: SHIRLAND
Published in 19 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: This is the glorious day
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #15

Gloria in Excelsis #d681

Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d435

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #358

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #358

School Carols #d310

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Songs of Praise with Tunes #63

Sunday School Hymnal #d416

The Centennial Hymnal #d398

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The Christian Hymn Book #624

The Christian Hymnal #d689

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The Christian Hymnal #483

The Christian Hymnist #d541

The Christian Psalmist #d680

The Church and School #d215

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The Church Praise Book #593

The Gospel Hymnal #d628

The Praise Hymnal #d466

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