To God the Father's throne

To God the Father's throne Perpetual honors raise (2)

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 17 hymnals

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To God, the Father, Son,
And Spirit, ever blest,
Eternal Three in One,
All glory be addressed,
As heretofore it was, is now
And so shall be for evermore.

Source: Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #D7

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: To God the Father's throne Perpetual honors raise (2)
Title: To God the Father's throne
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.6.6.4.4.4.4
Language: English

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Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #432Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #D12Page Scan
Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #D10TextPage Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #D12Page Scan
Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #D7TextPage Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D7Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D7Page Scan
Hymns and Offices of Worship: for use in schools: with an appendix of tunes #357Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #D11Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: principally for use in schools. with an appendix of tunes (2nd and rev. ed.) #357Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1307Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #III.40Text
Revival Songs : a new collection of hymns and spiritual songs for closet and family worship, prayer, conference, revival and protracted meetings #D343Page Scan
Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns: particularly adapted to revivals of religion, and intended as a supplement to Watts. #335Page Scan
The Book of Worship #D10TextPage Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #1307Page Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #III.XLTextPage Scan



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