Lord, how delightful 'tis to see

Lord, how delightful 'tis to see

Author: Isaac Watts (1715)
Published in 155 hymnals

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Lord, how delightful ‘tis to see
A whole assembly worship thee!
At once they sing, at once they pray;
They hear of heaven, and learn the way.

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I have been there, and still would go
’Tis like a little heaven below!
Not all my pleasure and my play
Should tempt me to forget this day.

O write upon my memory, Lord,
The text and doctrines of thy Word,
That I may break thy laws no more,
But love thee better than before!

With thoughts of Christ and things divine
Fill up this foolish heart of mine:
That, hoping pardon through his blood,
I may lie down, and wake with God.



Source: Divine and Moral Songs: attempted in easy language for the use of children with some additional composures #HXXVIII

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: Lord, how delightful 'tis to see
Author: Isaac Watts (1715)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d465
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A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #373Page Scan
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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #351bPage Scan
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Divine and Moral Songs: attempted in easy language for the use of children with some additional composures #HXXVIIITextPage Scan
Divine Songs for Children #XXVIITextPage Scan
Divine Songs: attempted in easy language, for the use of children #28Page Scan
Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #VIPage Scan
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Glad Tidings: a collection of new hymns and music, designed for sabbath schools, anniversary meetings, home circles, &c. #38Page Scan
Gospel Songs and Hymns No. 1 #177Page Scan
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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #180Page Scan
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Hymns and Poetry for the Young #d68
Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #438Page Scan
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Hymns for Children and Young Persons. First Am. from the London ed. #d81
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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #95Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Families #d279
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #108Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship: collected from various authors #163Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools #203Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d130
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Hymns for the Sanctuary #40Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #120Page Scan
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Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #113Page Scan
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Hymns suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church and Other Occasions of Public Worship ... approved by the Convention of 1826 #d99
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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d442
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Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d131
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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #639Page Scan
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