There is a stream whose gentle flow

There is a stream whose gentle flow

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: WARD (Scottish)
Published in 96 hymnals

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1 There is a stream, whose gentle flow
Supplies the city of our God;
Life, love, and joy, still gliding through,
And wat’ring our Divine abode.

2 That sacred stream, Thy holy Word,
Supports our faith, our fears controls;
Sweet peace Thy promises afford,
And give new strength to fainting souls.

3 Loud may the troubled ocean roar:
In sacred peace our souls abide;
While every nation, ev’ry shore.
Trembles, and dreads the swelling tide.

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 5 #119

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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A Liturgy for the New Church #d100
A Liturgy for the New Church. 3rd ed. #d100
A Service Book: with a selection of tunes and hymns for Sabbath schools (6th ed.) #112Page Scan
Asaph: or, The Choir Book #d297
Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d297
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #66aPage Scan
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #78cPage Scan
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #5Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #196Page 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) #115bPage 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) #265Page Scan
Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d281
Gospel Hymns No. 5 #119TextPage Scan
Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #119Page Scan
Gospel Praise Book #d258
Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #14
Gospel Praise Book: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions #14Page Scan
Harmonia Ecclesiae: or, Companion to the Christian Minstrel #d260
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #345Page Scan
Hymns for Public Worship #352Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Families #d478
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #328Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #412Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #412Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the New Jerusalem Church #d233
New Standard Singer #d223
New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d227
Notes of Praise #75Page Scan
Progressive Sunday School Songs #d194
Psalmista: or, Choir Melodies #d236
Sacred Lyrics #d140
Sacred Melodies #d256
Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #35Page Scan
Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #550
School Service Book #d41
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 #59cPage Scan
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 #63bPage Scan
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 #65aPage Scan
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 #83cPage Scan
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 #86cPage Scan
Social Hymns and Tunes, for the Conference and Prayer Meeting, and the Home with services and prayers #148Page Scan
Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #117cPage Scan
Songs of Joy #d115
Songs of the League #5Page Scan
Temperance Rallying Songs: consisting of a large variety of solos, quartettes, and choruses, suited to every phase of the great temperance reformation #126Page Scan
Templi Carmina #d246
The American School Hymn Book #LXIVPage Scan
The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #LXIVPage Scan
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d401
The American Vocalist: a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new: designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor; adapted to every variety of metre in common use. (Rev. ed.) #7bPage Scan
The American Vocalist: a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new: designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor; adapted to every variety of metre in common use. (Rev. ed.) #39aPage Scan
The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book: with devotional exercises. (Rev. ed.) #77Page Scan
The Canadian Hymnal #d298
The Canadian Hymnal #d369
The Canadian Hymnal #d370
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.) #28aPage Scan
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.) #31aPage Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #4Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d679
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #3Page Scan
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #T10Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist #d662
The Discipline of the United Freewill Baptist Church: together with hymns and spiritual songs, for the use of its members #91Page Scan
The Gem of Gems #d146
The Golden Harp #d329
The Good Old Songs #d535
The Harmoniad and Sacred Melodist #d130
The Heavenly Choir: a collection of hymns and tunes for all occasions of worship, congregational, church, prayer, praise, choir, Sunday school, and social meeings #53Page Scan
The Imperial Harmony #d274
The Little Seraph: in seven character notes, for churches and Sunday-schools #17Page Scan
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d264
The Modern Psalmist #d306
The National Psalmist #d196
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #T17Page Scan
The New Christian Harp. 10th ed. #d235
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #196Page Scan
The New England Sabbath School Minstrel: a collection of music and hymns adapted to sabbath schools, families, and social meetings #13Page Scan
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 #70bPage Scan
The Ohio Harmonist #d69
The Olive Branch #d147
The Palm: a collection of sacred music, for choirs, singing schools and conventions #115aPage Scan
The Pilgrim's Harp #d241
The Praise #d285
The Psalmodist: a Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes #d223
The Sabbath School Lute: a selection of hymns and appropriate melodies, adapted to the wants of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #13Page Scan
The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony: a collection of church music, consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sacred songs and chants...(New ed., Rev. and Corr.) #49bPage Scan
The School Psalter #d283
The Singing Pilgrim #d172
The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant: Consisting of Services, Prayers, and Lessons for the Opening of Sunday School #d121
The Sweet Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday-schools. Together with a variety suitable for day-schools, revival occasions, and the family circle #73Page Scan
The Tabernacle #d321
The Temple Harp #d331
The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d467
The Victory #d377
Wreath of Praise #d114
Year of Worship for Sunday Schools and Homes #25Page Scan



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