We sing the glories of thy love

We sing the glories of thy love

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 26 hymnals

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We sing the glories of thy love,
We sound thy dreadful name;
The Christian church unites the songs
Of Moses and the Lamb.

Great God! how wondrous are thy works
Of vengeance and of grace!
Thou King of saints, Almighty Lord,
How just and true thy ways!

Who dares refuse to fear thy name,
Or worship at thy throne?
Thy judgments speak thine holiness
Through all the nations known.

Great Babylon that rules the earth,
Drunk with the martyrs' blood,
Her crimes shall speedily awake
The fury of our God.

The cup of wrath is ready mixed,
And she must drink the dregs:
Strong is the Lord, her sovereign Judge,
And shall fulfil the plagues.



Source: The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #503

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: We sing the glories of thy love
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A New Version of the Psalms of David: fitted to the Tunes used in Churches #HXI

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d196

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Appendix, Containing a Number of Hymns Taken Chiefly from Dr. Watts's Scriptural Collection #XI

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Appendix, Containing a Number of Hymns, Taken Chiefly from Dr. Watts's Scripture Collection #XI

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1118

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #883

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #I.56

The Christian Psalmist #d716

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #503

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The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #I.LVI

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