To God the Father's throne

To God the Father's throne Perpetual honors raise (2)

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 17 hymnals

Representative Text

To God, the Father, Son,
And Spirit, ever blest,
Eternal Three in One,
All glory be addressed,
As heretofore it was, is now
And so shall be for evermore.

Source: Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #D7

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: To God the Father's throne Perpetual honors raise (2)
Title: To God the Father's throne
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.6.6.4.4.4.4
Language: English

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #432

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #D10

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #D12

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Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #D7

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D7

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D7

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Hymns for Christian Melody #D11

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #III.40

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The Book of Worship #D10

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The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #III.XL

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