Thy works of glory, mighty Lord

Thy works of glory, mighty Lord

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: OCEAN (Swan)
Published in 68 hymnals

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Thy works of glory, mighty Lord,
That rulest the boisterous sea,
The sons of courage shall record,
Who tempt the dangerous way;
At thy command the winds arise,
And swell the towering waves,
The men astonished mount the skies,
And sink in gaping graves.



Source: The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #180

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: Thy works of glory, mighty Lord
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #37Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #571Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #571Page Scan
A Manual of Devotion for Soldiers and Sailors: comprising I. forms of prayer, public and private, II. a compend of Bible truth, III. The Assembly's shorter catechism, IV. A selection of psalms and... #91
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.) #WP107dPage Scan
Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d533
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.CVII.VTextPage Scan
Church Hymn Book; consisting of hymns and psalms, original and selected. adapted to public worship and many other occasions. 2nd ed. #81Page Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #1175
Doctor Watts' Imitation of the Psalms of David, Corrected and Enlarged (3rd. ed.) #204TextPage Scan
Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David, corrected and enlarged, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (2nd ed.) #204TextPage Scan
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 (3rd ed.) #192TextPage Scan
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.) #CVIIeTextPage Scan
Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #274Page Scan
Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d262
General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d327
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #S36Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d449
Hymns for Christian Melody #944Page Scan
Hymns of the Advent #262aPage Scan
Hymns of the Morning: Designed for the use of God's People #262aPage Scan
Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion: a collection of hymns and music; for the use of Bethels, Chaplains of the Navy and private devotion of Mariners #93cPage Scan
Parish Psalmody #d840
Parish Psalmody #d854
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #P107dPage Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d827
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d861
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #Ps.237Text
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... #P107.4Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P107.5Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #P107dPage Scan
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 #107ePage Scan
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes ( New ed. rev. and enl.) #320Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d514
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #337Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #447Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d625
Social Harmony #d60
Songs for Social and Public Worship #513Page Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d816
The American Hymn and Tune Book, Newly Revised and Especially Adapted to Vestry Use #d145
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d217
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.) #82Page Scan
The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d360
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 #P107dPage Scan
The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #CCCXLIPage Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #252Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #874Page Scan
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d571
The Good Old Songs #d570
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #75Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions. Second Ed. #75Page Scan
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d596
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #70TextPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy, of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #P107dPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #P107.IVPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns: with the catechism, confession of faith and liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #P107dPage Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship #CVIIeTextPage Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #P107eTextPage Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament. #197TextPage 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.) #107ePage Scan
The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal: Revised: collected from various authors. Designed for the worship of God in all Christian churches. #II.32Page Scan
The Social Harp #91
The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #180TextAudioPage Scan
The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New ed. #180
The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion. New edition, thoroughly revised and much enlarged #180Page 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.) #38Page Scan
Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music: selected from the most eminent and approved authors in that science, for the use of Christian churches of every denomination...(Stereotype ed., Enl. and Imp.) #30Page Scan



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