How perfect is thy word

How perfect is thy word

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 39 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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Author: Isaac Watts



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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #58Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #83Page Scan
Better Than Pearls: sacred songs expressly adapted for gospel meetings #161Page Scan
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #147bPage Scan
Christian Psalmody, in Four Parts; containing Dr. Watt's Psalms Abridged; Dr. Watt's Hymns Abridged; Select Hymns from Other Authors; and Select Harmony: together with directions... (2nd. ed.) #WP19bPage Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d308
Family and Social Melodies #d144
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #157Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #157Page Scan
Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: suited to the special seasons of the Christian year, and other occasions of public worship, as well as for use in the Sunday-school...With accompanying tunes #304Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for Home Worship #d85
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #58Page Scan
Hymns for Public Worship #350Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #207Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #207Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #171Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d202
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #682Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d454
Manual of Devotion: or religious exercises for the morning and evening of each day of the month, for the use of schools and private families #54Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #247bPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #247bPage Scan
Precious Gems No. l #170Page Scan
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d328
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d154
The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d47
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #T40Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d404
The Harp #226Page Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #205aPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #182Page Scan
The Modern Psalmist #d110
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #330cPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d404
The School Psalter #d116
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #191Page Scan
The Union Harp #42Page Scan
The Voice of melody: a choice collection of hymn tunes for choirs, prayer-meetings, congregations, and family use #87bPage Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #240Page Scan