Before the heavens were spread abroad From everlasting

Before the heavens were spread abroad From everlasting

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 41 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: Before the heavens were spread abroad From everlasting
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #201Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d55
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #235Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #17Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #244Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d66
Christian Hymns to be used by the Children of God. 2nd ed. #d13
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d97
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H86Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #86Page Scan
Common Praise: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #164Page Scan
Every Sabbath: a new collection of music adapted to the wants and capacities of Sunday-schools, the home circle and devotional gatherings #136dPage Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d99
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #313Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #86Page Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d95
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #349Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #470Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #96Page Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d40
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d40
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #H.XXVIIPage Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #283
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #283Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #283Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #283Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #283Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #283Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #137Page Scan
The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d31
The Christian Psalmist #d53
The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d35
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d65
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #44Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #349Page Scan
The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #83Page Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #332Page Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #287Page Scan
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #232Page Scan
The Voice of melody: a choice collection of hymn tunes for choirs, prayer-meetings, congregations, and family use #6Page Scan
Virginia Selection of Psalms #d37



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