The Lord in Zion placed his name

The Lord in Zion placed his name

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 41 hymnals

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1 The Lord in Zion placed His name,
His ark was settled there;
To Zion the whole nation came
To worship thrice a year.

2 But we have no such lengths to go,
Nor wander far abroad;
Where'er Thy saints assemble now,
There is a house for God.

3 Here, mighty God! accept our vows;
Here let Thy praise be spread.
Bless the provisions of Thy house,
And fill Thy poor with bread.

4 Here let the Son of David reign,
Let God's Anointed shine;
Justice and truth His court maintain,
With love and pow'r divine.

Source: Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #25

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

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #137Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches: to which are added prayers for families and individuals #365Page 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.) #365Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #365TextPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #17Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #17Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #17Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #17Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #17Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #17Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #15Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #15Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #1Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #P132Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #1Page 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 #1Page Scan
Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #25TextPage Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d860
Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d355
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #B66Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #b66Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #67Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d374
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #501Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d751
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #501TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #501Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #501Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #501Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #501Page Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d438
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d436
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #CXXXIIPage Scan
Selections from the Book of Worship with Tunes #d87
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 #P132cPage Scan
The Christian Psalter #d527
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 #1Page Scan
The Pocket Selection of Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Churches and Religious Assemblies in the U. S. lst ed. #d227
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d421
The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #21Page Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d503



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