To God I cried when troubles rose

To God I cried when troubles rose

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: APPLETON
Published in 15 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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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #473Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #473Page Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #45Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #424Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #424Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #699Page Scan
Hymns of Zion #d217
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P138.2Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #201Page Scan
The Aid to Praise #108Page Scan
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d659
Village Hymns #d585
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #160Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #160Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #160Page Scan



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