Pity the nations, O our God

Pity the nations, O our God

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 33 hymnals

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1 Pity the nations, O our God!
Constrain the earth to come;
Send Thy victorious word abroad,
And bring the strangers home.

2 We long to see Thy churches full,
That all Thy faithful race
May, with one voice and heart and soul,
Sing Thy redeeming grace.


Source: Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #219

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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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches: to which are added prayers for families and individuals #397Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #397Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #397TextPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #499Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #499Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele ...compiled for the use of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia #499Page Scan
Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #219TextPage Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #640Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #768Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d342
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #694Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #694Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #537Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #537Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #527Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d631
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #527TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #527Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #527Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #527Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #527Page Scan
Missionary Services and Hymnal: a manual for the use of the Woman's and Young People's Missionary Societies (5th ed.) #57Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d542
Selections from the Book of Worship with Tunes #d77
Songs for Social and Public Worship #355Page Scan
The Book of Worship #387TextPage Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #832Page Scan
The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #401Page Scan
The Devotional Hymn Book #d384
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #280Page Scan
The Philadelphia Hymn Book; or, a selection of sacred poetry, consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts...and others, adapted to public and private devotion #499Page Scan
The Prayer Meeting Hymn Book: a Selection of Standard Evangelical Hymns for Prayer and Conference Meetings #d215
The Republican Hymn Book: containing a new and original set of hymns and spiritual songs, suited to be sung at society meetings, family worship, public and social prayer meetings, etc. (2nd ed.) #77



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