To him that chose us first

To him that chose us first

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: SUTHERLAND (Bradbury)
Published in 44 hymnals

Representative Text

To him that chose us first,
Before the world began;
To him that bore the curse
To save rebellious man;
To him that formed
Our hearts anew
Is endless praise
And glory due.

The Father's love shall run
Through our immortal songs;
We bring to God the Son
Hosannahs on our tongues:
Our lips address
The Spirit's name
With equal praise,
And zeal the same.

Let every saint above,
And angel round the throne,
For ever bless and love
The sacred Three in One;
Thus heav'n shall raise
His honors high,
When earth and time
Grow old and die.



Source: Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #III.39

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 >

Text Information

First Line: To him that chose us first
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.8.8.8.4.4.4.4
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A New Version of the Psalms of David #HLXXVI

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #392

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Baptist Chorals #322

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #279

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Church Psalmody #280

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #72

Gospel Hymns #d585

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #7

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #7

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #38

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books #III.XXXIX

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d456

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Laudes Domini #303

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d873

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #455

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #III.39

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1157

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Songs for the Sanctuary #254

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Songs for the Sanctuary #254

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Songs for the Sanctuary #254

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #254

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #254

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Songs of Praise #10

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1402

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The Baptist Praise Book #113

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The Baptist Psalmody #133

The Book of Praise #d823

The Calvary Hymnal for Sunday School, Prayer Meeting and Church Service #d320

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #72

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The Church Praise Book #82

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The Columbian Repository #714

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book #99

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The New Laudes Domini #312

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The Psalmist #121

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The Psalmist #121

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #709

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The Psalms of David #III.XXXIX

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #C39

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d930

The Southern Psalmist #d875

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d921

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d493

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