Sinner, O, why so thoughtless grown?

Sinner, O, why so thoughtless grown?

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: SESSIONS
Published in 126 hymnals

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1 Sinner, O why so thoughtless grown?
Why in such dreadful haste to die;
Daring to leap to worlds unknown,
Heedless against thy God to fly?

2 Will ye frustrate eternal grace,
Urged on by sin's fantastic dreams,
Madly attempt the infernal gate,
And force thy passage to the flames?

3 Stay, sinner, on the gospel plains,
Behold the God of love unfold
The mystery of his dying pains,
For ever telling, yet untold.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1801

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
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed for the use of the pious #XVIIIPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns and Psalms for the Use of Singing School and Musical Societies #d137
A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Pious of All Denominations #d82
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 #169Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #643Page Scan
A New Selection of Hymns; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations, as a supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #75Page Scan
A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #599Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d430
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) #784Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #599Page Scan
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d421
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d265
A Selection of Hymns & Psalms: from the most approved authors: principally from Watts & Rippon: together with originals #418Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed (especially the former part) for the use of congregations as an appendix to Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymn #H.CCCCIVPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: in two parts, part I. containing the hymns; part II. containing the songs...(3rd ed. corr. and enl. by author) #H.CCCCIVPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #104Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the use of social religious meetings, and for private devotions 2d ed. #98Page Scan
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.) #581Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d547
A Selection of Hymns....3d ed #d201
Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d162
Carols of Grace #d44
Choice Hymns: for social and private devotion, Lord's Day schools and revivals. (2nd ed.) #120Page Scan
Choral Echoes from the Church of God in All Ages: a collection of hymns and tunes adapted to all occasions of social worship #66Page Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d797
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d920
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #233Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #233Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #233Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H267Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #267Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d631
Conference Hymns : adapted to religious conferences, and meetings for prayer, to which is added a selection of the most favorite melodies in common use #106Page Scan
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #30Page Scan
Crowning Day No. 3 #9Page Scan
Echoes from Zion: for the prayer meeting, camp-meeting, family circle, and all seasons of religious interest #122aPage Scan
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #139Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: original and selected: designed for the use of families and private circles; for social prayer meetings, seasons of revival or oother occasions of special interest #96Page Scan
Evangelical Musick: or, The Sacred Minstrel and Sacred Harp United: consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, set pieces, anthems, etc. (10th ed) #163aPage Scan
Fulton Street Hymn Book, for the use of union prayer meetings, Sabbath schools and families #125Page Scan
Gleanings of Praise #d169
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d450
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #244Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #244Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #922Page Scan
Hymns for Conference Meetings and Private Devotions: Selected from Watts' Psalms and Hymns and Rippon's Supplement #d115
Hymns for Social Meetings #38Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d266
Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #96Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #439Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d432
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d257
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #240Page Scan
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #119Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #807Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #267Page 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... #d881
New Select Hymns: designed to accompany Watts' Psalms & Hymns #61Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #H515Page Scan
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... #217Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #293Page Scan
Resurrected Songs prepared for the Church #d201
Revival Hymns #d139
Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d252
Revival Hymns. 4th ed. #d100
Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d221
Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns: particularly adapted to revivals of religion, and intended as a supplement to Watts. #3Page Scan
Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #173Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #233Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d531
Select Hymns #d153
Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #DLXXXIPage Scan
Social Hymns, Original and Selected #d157
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #233Page Scan
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #219Page Scan
Songs of Zion Enlarged: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #70Page Scan
Songs of Zion: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #52Page Scan
Spirit of Praise #d98
Sunday School Hymn Book. (19th ed) #164Page Scan
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d372
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d178
The Baptist Harmony #d328
The Baptist Harmony #d337
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #327Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #120.327Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1414Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #327Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #863Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #564Page Scan
The Brick Church Hymns, Designed for the Use of Social Prayer Meetings and Families, selected from the most approved authors #29Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #280Page Scan
The Christian Harmonist: containing a set of tunes adapted to all the metres in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the collection of hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymns... #17Page Scan
The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d298
The Christian Harp and Sabbath School Songster: designed for the use of the social religious circle, revivals, and the Sabbath school (14th ed.) #48Page Scan
The Christian Lyre. Vol. II #d55
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #84Page 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.) #S.XXIVTextPage Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d858
The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #CCXIXPage Scan
The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #505Page Scan



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