Exalt the Lord our God

Exalt the Lord our God

Author: Isaac Watts
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We praise you, Lord, our God!
We worship at your feet;
your nature is all holiness
and mercy is your seat.

When Israel was your church
and Aaron was your priest,
when Moses called, when Samuel prayed,
you gave your people rest.

We praise you, Lord, our God!
Your grace is still the same;
you're still a God of holiness,
and faithful is your name.


Source: In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #53

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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