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Praise for the Gospel

To our Almighty Maker, God

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 91 hymnals

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To you, almighty Maker, God,
new honors be addressed;
your great salvation shines abroad,
and makes all nations blessed.

You spoke the word to Abrah'm first;
your truth fulfils your grace;
the humble make your name their trust,
and learn your righteousness.

Let all the earth proclaim your love
in all its different tongues,
and praise your name below, above,
in melody and songs.


Source: In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #51

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 our Almighty Maker, God
Title: Praise for the Gospel
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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