To heaven I lift mine eyes; From God is all my aid

To heaven I lift mine eyes; From God is all my aid

Author: Isaac Watts
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: To heaven I lift mine eyes; From God is all my aid
Author: Isaac Watts

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Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d742

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d821

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #161

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #60.161

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The Baptist Hymn Book #161

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d658

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The Gospel Psalmist #522

The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d282

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #173

The Sanctus #d258

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d919

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #436

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