Blest be the Lord, who heard my prayer

Blest be the Lord, who heard my prayer

Author: Timothy Dwight
Tune: GILEAD (Mehul)
Published in 15 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: Blest be the Lord, who heard my prayer
Author: Timothy Dwight

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Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d37
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d129
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P28Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P28Page Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #23Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P28Page 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... #d126
Plymouth Collection #d4
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #53Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P28.1Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P28Page Scan
The Choir: or, Union collection of church music. Consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, &c. original and selected. Including many beautiful subjects from the works.. (2nd ed.) #92aPage Scan
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #P28Page Scan
The Psaltery #d29
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d56



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