Sweet is the memory of thy grace

Sweet is the memory of thy grace

Author: Isaac Watts
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Sweet is the memory of thy grace,
My God, my heav'nly King;
Let age to age thy righteousness
In sounds of glory sing.

God reigns on high, but not confines
His goodness to the skies;
Through the whole earth his bounty shines,
And every want supplies.

With longing eyes thy creatures wait
On thee for daily food;
Thy lib'ral hand provides their meat,
And fills their mouths with good.

How kind are thy compassions, Lord!
How slow thine anger moves!
But soon he sends his pard'ning word
To cheer the souls he loves.

Creatures with all their endless race
Thy power and praise proclaim;
But saints that taste thy richer grace
Delight to bless thy name.



Source: The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #24

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: Sweet is the memory of thy grace
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Hymns. 2nd ed. #d182
A Choice Selection of Hymns. 6th ed. #d229
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #47Image
A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches: to which are added prayers for families and individuals #54Image
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.) #54Image
A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d397
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #125Image
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #125Image
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #125Image
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #125Image
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #125Image
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #125Image
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #152Image
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #152Image
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from various authors, chiefly designed for public worship (4th ed.) #110Image
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d287
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #18Image
A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #234Image
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under appointment of the Philadelphian Association (2nd ed) #33Image
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association (4th ed.) #33Image
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #XXXIIIImage
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #122Image
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 #122Image
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #197Image
American Psalmody: a collection of sacred music, comprising a great variety of psalm, and hymn tunes, set-pieces, anthems and chants, arranged with a figured bass for the organ...(3rd ed.) #104bImage
Baptist Chorals: a tune and hymn book designed to promote general congregational singing; containing one hundred and sixty four tunes adapted to about four hundred choice hymns #150Image
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 #161cImage
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d816
Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d266
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... #340Image
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #174Image
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family #53Image
Christian Melodies: a selection of hymns and tunes designed for social and private worship in the lecture-room and the family (2nd ed.) #53Image
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.) #WP145cImage
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, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #364Image
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #75Image
Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d442
Church Hymn Book; consisting of hymns and psalms, original and selected. adapted to public worship and many other occasions. 2nd ed. #32Image
Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #P.CXLV.IIImage
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d950
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #609Image
Church music: with selections for the ordinary occasions of public and social worship, from the Psalms and hymns of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #XCIImage
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P145dImage
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P145dImage
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P145dImage
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P145cImage
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P145.3Image
Church Psalmody: or, hymns for public worship, selected from Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns, and the Congregational Hymn Book #157Image
Congregational Church Music; with 150 Psalms and Hymns from the Collection of the General Association of Connecticut #d106
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #526Image
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S109Image
Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David: to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian church in general (Corr. and enl.) #CXLVcImage
Dyer's Psalmist: A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs for the use of Baptist Churches (Rev. & Corrd. ed.) #9Image
Fulton Street Hymn Book, for the use of union prayer meetings, Sabbath schools and families #24Image
Gospel Hymns and Tune Book #d339
Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d226
Harmonia Sacra: a Compilation of Psalm and Hymn Tunes [from the most celebrated European masters] #33Image
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #12Image
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d465
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #320Image
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #320Image
Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d284
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #131Image
Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d339
Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d268
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #B45Image
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #b45Image
Hymns and Tunes for Home Worship #d200
Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #260Image
Hymns for Christian Melody #11Image
Hymns for Public Worship #28Image
Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d216
Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #71Image
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d992
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #121Image
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship, Approved and Recommended ... by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2nd ed. #d477
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #34Image
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #34Image
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship (1st ed.) #34Image
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #34Image
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #34Image
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #34Image
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d725
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #275Image
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #159Image
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P145cImage
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... #d910
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d734
Methodist Hymn-Book #94Image
Musica Sacra; or Springfield and Utica Collections United #d134
Musica Sacra: or, Springfield and Utica Collections United: consisting of Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, and chants (2nd revised ed.) #176aImage
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #33Image
One Hundred Non-Sectarian Hymns for Use in Church and Home. 10 vols. in 1 #d66
Our Favorite Hymnal #d287
Parish Psalmody #d745
Parish Psalmody #d759
Plymouth Collection #d77
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d328
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #P145cImage
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... #P145.3Image
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d741
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P145cImage
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d763
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #418Image
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P145.3Image
Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d871
Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #P145bImage
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #Ps.328Text
Psalms Carefully Suited to the Christian Worship in the United States of America: being an improvement of the old version of the Psalms of David #145cImage
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. #340Image
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes #15Image
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes ( New ed. rev. and enl.) #19Image
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d439
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #16Image
Social Harmony #d57
Songs for Social and Public Worship #372Image
Songs for the Lord's House #d417
Songs for the New Life #d594
Songs of Asaph; consisting of original Psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems #27Image
Temple Melodies: a collection of about two hundred popular tunes, adapted to nearly five hundred favorite hymns, selected with special reference to public, social, and private worship #151Image
Templi Carmina #d216
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d787
The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #29bImage
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d356
The Baptist Harmony #d343
The Baptist Harmony #d354
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #157Image
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #63.124Image
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #124Image
The Baptist Hymn Book #124Image
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.) #38Image
The Baptist Hymnal, for Use in the Church and Home #84Image
The Baptist Hymnal. Shaped notes ed. #d534
The Baptist Praise Book #200Image
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #71Image
The Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings #d493
The Bay State Collection of Church Music #d172
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d705
The Book of Worship #d472
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #93Image
The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d574
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #116Image
The Choir: or, Union collection of church music. Consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, &c. original and selected. Including many beautiful subjects from the works.. (2nd ed.) #118bImage
The Christian Hymn Book #d558
The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d560
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #76Image
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 #P145cImage
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 #P145cImage
The Christian Psalter #d497
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.) #CCCLXIVTextImage
The Church-Book #d402
The Church Hymn Book #d501
The Church Hymnary: a collection of hymns and tunes for public worship #160Image
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d812
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #121Image
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #523Image
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #315Image
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #349Image
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #37Image
The Cyber Hymnal #6418TextAudioScore
The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #93Image
The Good Old Songs #d491
The Harp #22Image
The Jewel: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Sabbath school, designed as a supplement to "The Gem" #146Image
The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #27Image
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.) #104Image
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d237
The Modern Psalmist #d278
The National Psalmist #d174
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #376Image
The New Harp of Columbia #d82
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #290Image
The New York Choralist: a new and copious collection of Psalm and hymn tunes adapted to all the various metres in general use with a large variety of anthems and set pieces #92cImage
The New York Choralist: a new and copious collection of Psalm and hymn tunes adapted to all the various metres in general use with a large variety of anthems and set pieces #118bImage
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 #122Image
The Presbyterian Hymnal #437Image
The Presbyterian Hymnal #437Image
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d526
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #187Image
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #187Image
The Psalmodist: a Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes #d201
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #123Image
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #24TextImage
The Psalms and Hymns: with the catechism, confession of faith and liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #P145bImage
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy, of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #P145bImage
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #P145.IIImage
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.) #145cImage
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament. #267aTextImage
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship #CXLVbImage
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #P145bTextImage
The Psalms of David: with hymns and spiritual songs: also, the catechism, confession of faith, and liturgy of the Reformed Church in the Netherlands #145.IIImage
The Psaltery #d245
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book, for the Service of Song in the House of the Lord #69aImage
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d971
The Sacrifice of Praise. psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs designed for public worship and private devotion, with notes on the origin of hymns. #42Image
The Sanctus #d219
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d816
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #71Image
The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #279Image
The Social Psalmist: a new selection of hymns for conference meetings and family worship #12Image
The Songs of Zion: or, The Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists #d172
The Songs of Zion: or, the Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists. 2nd ed. #d171
The South Western Psalmist #d359
The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #77Image
The Tabernacle #d286
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d406
The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #200Image
The Vestry Hymn Book #d425
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #626Image
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d374
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #248Image