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

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)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 36 of 36)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d339
A Select Verse System for the Use of Individuals, Families, and Schools #125Page Scan
Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d323
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #192aPage Scan
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #412Page Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d963
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1086
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #388Page Scan
Church music: with selections for the ordinary occasions of public and social worship, from the Psalms and hymns of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #CCXVIPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P84fPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P84fPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P84fPage Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P84.7Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P84gPage Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #878Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #951Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P84gPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d1041
New Union Hymns #368Page Scan
Plymouth Collection #d87
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #143Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d1045
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P84.5Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S80Page Scan
Temple Melodies: a collection of about two hundred popular tunes, adapted to nearly five hundred favorite hymns, selected with special reference to public, social, and private worship #307Page Scan
The American Repository of Sacred Music #d160
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #863Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #631Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d721
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #493Page Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #370Page Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #189Page Scan
The Harp #165Page Scan
The Modern Psalmist #d341
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #13Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #13Page Scan



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