Thy name, Almighty Lord

Thy name, Almighty Lord, Shall sound through distant lands

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 216 hymnals

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Thy name, Almighty Lord,
Shall sound through distant lands;
Great is thy grace, and sure thy word;
Thy truth for ever stands.

Far be thine honor spread,
And long thy praise endure,
Till morning light and evening shade
Shall be exchanged no more.



Source: The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #524

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: Thy name, Almighty Lord, Shall sound through distant lands
Title: Thy name, Almighty Lord
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

Tune

SHAWMUT (Mason)


CLAPTON


ST. THOMAS (Williams)

ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Maso…

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A Collection of Hymns and Psalms for the Use of Singing School and Musical Societies #d160

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #66

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #66

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #66

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #66

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #66

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #66

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XCI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #LXXXIX

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #89

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Christian Praise: hymns and tunes for public worship #225

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Christian Praise: hymns and tunes for the use of the Baptist churches #225

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d945

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Church Chorals and Choir Studies #111

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1062

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #577

Coronation Songs #d216

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Doctor Watts' Imitation of the Psalms of David, Corrected and Enlarged (3rd. ed.) #219b

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David (4th ed.) #206b

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Doctor Watts's imitation of the Psalms of David, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (3rd ed.) #206b

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d293

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d747

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #170

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #118

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #740

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #59

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Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d451

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Hymns for Public Worship #50

Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d299

Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d254

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #63

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #63

Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d414

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Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #530

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Hymns of the Church Universal #570

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Hymns of the Spirit #125

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d255

Manual of Hymns: a Collection of Hymns, for Social and Family Worship #d106

Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d193

Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #d61

Mission Songs: for the Use of Missionary Assemblies. 6th ed. #d150

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Missionary Hymns #39

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d139

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #56

Parish Psalmody #d837

Parish Psalmody #d851

Perennial Songs #d208

Popular Hymns Revised #d258

Popular Hymns: revised for the Work and Worship of the Church Sunday School. #d256

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d727

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d825

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d857

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #1158

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #Ps.257

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