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When we devote our youth to God

When we devote our youth to God

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 22 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: When we devote our youth to God
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 22 of 22)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Book of Hymns and Tunes: for the Sunday-School, the Congregation and Home: 2nd ed. #89Page Scan
Children's Praise: a book of prayers and hymns for the children of the church #69Page Scan
Grammar School Hymn Book #d297
Hymns and Chants: with offices of devotion. For use in Sunday-schools, parochial and week day schools, seminaries and colleges. Arranged according to the Church year #120Page Scan
Hymns and Offices of Worship: for use in schools: with an appendix of tunes #126Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School, the Congregation and the Home #d187
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d489
Hymns for Sunday School Worship #d91
Hymns for the Sanctuary #637Page Scan
Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d285
Offices of Worship and Hymns: principally for use in schools. with an appendix of tunes (2nd and rev. ed.) #126Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #166Page Scan
Select Psalms and Hymns for Youth and Suitable for All Singing Schools #d52
The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d416
The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d409
The Christian Psalter #d646
The Gospel Hymnal #d698
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #166Page Scan
The New Christian Harp. 10th ed. #d273
The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #178Page Scan
The Village Hymn book #d299
Youthful Voices #d250



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