Lord, where shall guilty souls retire

Lord, where shall guilty souls retire

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 51 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 New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d310
A Select Verse System for the Use of Individuals, Families, and Schools #61Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #202Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d538
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family #76Page Scan
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family (2nd ed.) #76Page Scan
Christian Mission Hymns #d22
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d647
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P139fPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P139fPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P139fPage Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P139.5Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P139ePage Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #566Page Scan
Harmonia Sacra: a Compilation of Psalm and Hymn Tunes [from the most celebrated European masters] #29bPage Scan
Hymns on Various Subjects #d14
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #170Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #278Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P139ePage 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... #d615
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #192Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d501
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #421Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P139.4Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P139ePage Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d291
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d290
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #CXXXIXbPage Scan
Songs for the New Life #d383
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad661
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #267Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #267Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #267Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #267Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #267Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #918Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #192Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d459
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #162Page Scan
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #552Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book #d397
The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d401
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 #P139dPage Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d311
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d534
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #337Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #19Page Scan
The Middlesex Collection of Church Music: or, ancient psalmody revived: containing a variety of psalm tunes, the most suitable to be used in divine service (2nd ed. rev. cor. and enl.) #83Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #307bPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d623
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d242



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