Why do the wicked boast of sin

Why do the wicked boast of sin

Author: Timothy Dwight
Tune: WELTON (Malan)
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Timothy Dwight

Dwight, Timothy, D.D. This is the most important name in early American hymnology, as it is also one of the most illustrious in American literature and education. He was born at Northampton, Massachusetts, May 14, 1752, and graduated at Yale College, 1769; was a tutor there from 1771 to 1777. He then became for a short time a chaplain in the United States Army, but passed on in 1783 to Fairfield, Connecticut, where he held a pastorate, and taught in an Academy, till his appointment, in 1795, as President of Yale College. His works are well known, and need no enumeration. He died at New Haven, Jan. 11, 1817. In 1797 the General Association of Connecticut, being dissatisfied with Joel Barlow's 1785 revision of Watts, requested Dwight to do th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Why do the wicked boast of sin
Author: Timothy Dwight
Publication Date: 1874
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Instances

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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 #47aPage Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #1109
Parish Psalmody #d963
Parish Psalmody #d980
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d931
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P52.1Page Scan
Psalms of David, a New Edition #d31
The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d265



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