Though I walk through the gloomy vale

Though I walk through the gloomy vale

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 11 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: Though I walk through the gloomy vale
Author: Isaac Watts



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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #71Page Scan
Psalmista: or, Choir Melodies #d245
Selah: a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, introits, anthems, chants, motetts, choruses, etc. adapted to the use of classes, private circles, and worship assemblies #54aPage Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #1047Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d701
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #708Page Scan
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #112Page Scan
The Olive Branch #d154
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #199Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #199Page Scan
The Sanctus #d252
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