Our God! how firm his promise stands

Our God! how firm his promise stands

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 43 hymnals

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Our God! how firm his promise stands,
E'en when he hides his face;
He trusts in our Redeemer's hands
His glory and his grace.

Then why, my soul, these sad complaints,
Since Christ and we are one?
Thy God is faithful to his saints,
Is faithful to his Son.

Beneath his smiles my heart has lived,
And part of heav'n possessed;
I praise his name for grace received,
And trust him for the rest.



Source: Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #II.40

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: Our God! how firm his promise stands
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d606
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #49Page Scan
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 #685Page 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) #42Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #108bPage Scan
Christian Hymns: adapted to the worship of God our Saviour in public and private devotion, compiled from the most approved ancient and modern authors, for the Central Universalist Society... #364Page Scan
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family #266Page Scan
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family (2nd ed.) #266Page 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.) #WH.II.40Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #309Page 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.XLPage Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d318
Parish Psalmody #d646
Parish Psalmody #d659
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #H109Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d663
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d646
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #II.40Text
Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship: and approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: the latter being arranged according to subjects... #299Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and designed for the use of the church universal, in public and private devotion; with an appendix, containing the original hymns omitted in the last ed. #364Page Scan
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #34Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #466Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d449
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.) #738Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #820Page Scan
The Choice: in two parts. Part I containing psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs. Designed for public and private worship #H214
The Choice: in two parts; Part I, containing Psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs; designed for public and private worship (6th ed.) #H214Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #185Page Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #544Page Scan
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d436
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #197Page Scan
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #36Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #562Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #562Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #134Page Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #II.XLTextPage 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.) #B40Page Scan
The Sanctus #d191
The Social Psalmist: a new selection of hymns for conference meetings and family worship #195Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d664
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d696
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d361
The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #426Page Scan



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