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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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Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #673Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d742
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d821
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #161Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #60.161Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #673Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #161Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d658
The Devotional Chimes: a choice collection of new and standard hymns and tunes, adapted to all occasions of social worship, family devotions, and congregational singing #236bPage Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #522Page Scan
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d282
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #173Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #173Page Scan
The Sanctus #d258
The Social Psalmist: a new selection of hymns for conference meetings and family worship #158Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d919
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #436Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #436Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #436Page Scan



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