Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

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 >

Text Information

First Line: To spend one sacred day
Author: Isaac Watts

Notes

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

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 36 of 36)

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

Page Scan

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

Cantica Laudis #d323

Page Scan

Carmina Sacra #192a

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

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

Page Scan

Church Melodies #388

Page Scan

Church music #CCXVI

Page Scan

Church Psalmist #P84f

Page Scan

Church Psalmist #P84f

Page Scan

Church Psalmist #P84f

Page Scan

Church Psalmody #P84.7

Page Scan

Church Psalmody #P84g

Page Scan

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

Page Scan

Manual of Christian Psalmody #P84g

Melodies of the Church #d1041

Page Scan

New Union Hymns #368

Plymouth Collection #d87

Page Scan

Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #143

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

Page Scan

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

Page Scan

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

Page Scan

Temple Melodies #307

The American Repository of Sacred Music #d160

Page Scan

The Baptist Psalmody #863

Page Scan

The Christian Hymn Book #631

The Christian Hymnal #d721

Page Scan

The Christian Hymnal #493

Page Scan

The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #370

Page Scan

The Columbian Repository #189

Page Scan

The Harp #165

The Modern Psalmist #d341

Page Scan

The Psalmist #13

Page Scan

The Psalmist #13

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements