'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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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #307

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #90

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d145

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d853

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d853

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The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #209

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #S39

The Southern Psalmist #d886

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d933

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