I love the windows of thy grace

I love the windows of thy grace

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 20 hymnals

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I love the windows of thy grace,
Through which my Lord is seen,
And long to meet my Savior's face
Without a glass between.

Oh that the happy hour were come
To change my faith to sight!
I shall behold my Lord at home
In a diviner light.

Haste, my Beloved, and remove
These interposing days;
Then shall my passions all be love,
And all my powers be praise.



Source: Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #II.145

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: I love the windows of thy grace
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Hymns, intended for the use of the citizens of Zion, whose privilege it is to sing the high praises of God, while passing through the wilderness, to their glorious inheritance above. #169Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #120Page Scan
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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #94Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #408Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books: I. collected fromt he scriptures, II. composed on divine subjects, III. prepared for the Lord's Supper #II.CXLVPage Scan
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #II.145Text
The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d260
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #995Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d331
The Choice: in two parts. Part I containing psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs. Designed for public and private worship #H481
The Choice: in two parts; Part I, containing Psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs; designed for public and private worship (6th ed.) #H481Page Scan
The Christian's Duty: exhibited in a series of hymns collected from various authors designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians (2nd ed.) #CXXIIIPage Scan
The Christians Duty, exhibited, in a series of Hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians (1st Ed.) #CXXIIITextPage Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #649Page Scan
The New and Most Complete Collection of Camp, Social and Prayer Meeting Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #113Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #434Page Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #II.CXLVTextPage Scan
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #B145Page Scan



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