The Lord on high proclaims

The Lord on high proclaims

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 57 hymnals

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The Lord on high proclaims
His Godhead from his throne:
"Mercy and justice are the names
By which I will be known.

"Ye dying souls that sit
In darkness and distress,
Look from the borders of the pit
To my recov'ring grace."

Sinners shall hear the sound;
Their thankful tongues shall own,
"Our righteousness and strength is found
In thee, the Lord, alone."

In thee shall Isr'el trust,
And see their guilt forgiv'n;
God will pronounce the sinners just,
And take the saints to heav'n.



Source: The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #204

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 on high proclaims
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d716
A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors: for the use of the English Evangelical Lutheran Church in New York #177Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d808
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d813
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d813
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #338Page Scan
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 #23Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d463
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) #227Page Scan
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 #259cPage Scan
Chapel Hymns #d525
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... #48Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #397Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #50Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #50Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #50Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H61Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #61Page Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #812Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books: I. collected fromt he scriptures, II. composed on divine subjects, III. prepared for the Lord's Supper #I.LXXXVPage Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, selected from Several Approved Authors, Recommended by the Baptist General Committee of Virginia #d182
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d379
Hymns Selected #d193
Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d192
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #61Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d798
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d761
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #I.85Text
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H240Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #68Page Scan
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. #48Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #LXXIXPage Scan
Seamen's Hymns #50Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d578
Selah: a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, introits, anthems, chants, motetts, choruses, etc. adapted to the use of classes, private circles, and worship assemblies #167cPage Scan
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #153Page Scan
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #50Page Scan
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.) #312Page Scan
The Choice: in two parts. Part I containing psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs. Designed for public and private worship #H77
The Choice: in two parts; Part I, containing Psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs; designed for public and private worship (6th ed.) #H77Page Scan
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 #147Page Scan
The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #208Page Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #437Page Scan
The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #60Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #25Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions. Second Ed. #25Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #405Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #405Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #349Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #204TextPage Scan
The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d208
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #I.LXXXVTextPage Scan
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.) #A85Page Scan
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d427
The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #12Page Scan
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d389
Universalist Hymn Book #d510



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