To spend one sacred day

To spend one sacred day

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: KINGSTON
Published in 36 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 spend one sacred day
Author: Isaac Watts

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To spend one sacred day . Part of "Lord of the worlds above," p. 693, ii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Instances (1 - 36 of 36)

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d339

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A Select Verse System for the Use of Individuals, Families, and Schools #125

Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d323

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d963

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1086

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #951

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New Union Hymns #368

Plymouth Collection #d87

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #143

Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d1045

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P84.5

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S80

The American Repository of Sacred Music #d160

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #863

The Christian Hymnal #d721

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The Harp #165

The Modern Psalmist #d341

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