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'Twas for my sins, my dearest Lord

'Twas for my sins, my dearest Lord

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 15 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: 'Twas for my sins, my dearest Lord
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #222bPage Scan
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #307Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #148Page Scan
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #90Page Scan
Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d145
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #H156Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d853
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d883
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d853
Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship: and approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: the latter being arranged according to subjects... #247Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #320Page Scan
The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #209Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #S39Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d886
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d933
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