The Lord, how glorious is his face

The Lord, how glorious is his face

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 11 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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First Line: The Lord, how glorious is his face
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under appointment of the Philadelphian Association (2nd ed) #184Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #CLXXXIVPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association (4th ed.) #184Page 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.III.21Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d465
The Christian Hymn Book #d578
The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d235
The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d581
The Christian Hymn-Book (Corr. and Enl., 3rd. ed.) #188Page Scan
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.) #173Page Scan
Virginia Selection of Psalms #d410



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