To him that loved the souls of men

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To him that loved the souls of men
and washed us in his blood,
To royal honours raised our head,
and made us priests to God;

To him let ev’ry tongue be praise,
and ev’ry heart be love!
All grateful honours paid on earth,
and nobler songs above!

Behold, on flying clouds he comes!
his saints shall bless the day;
While they that pierced him sadly mourn
in anguish and dismay,

I am the First, and I the Last;
time centres all in me;
Th’ Almighty God, who was, and is,
and evermore shall be.

Scottish Psalms and Paraphrases, 1800

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 him that loved the souls of men
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6

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A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship approved by the Presbytery of Charleston #d153
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #355Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #256Page Scan
A Collection of Sacred Hymns for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints #91Page Scan
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A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #636Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d657
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #180Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d348
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d351
Children's Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #183Page Scan
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #401Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #985Page Scan
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #D9Page Scan
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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #159Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #201Page Scan
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Popular Hymns #d245
Popular Hymns Revised #d263
Popular Hymns: revised for the Work and Worship of the Church Sunday School. #d260
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d743
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d207
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #H1Page Scan
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Songs for the Lord's House #d488
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #494Page Scan
Songs of Gratitude #d135
Songs of Gratitude, a Collection of New Songs for Sunday Schools and Worshiping Assemblies #149bPage Scan
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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #279.797Page Scan
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The Baptist Hymn Book #797Page Scan
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The Book of Praise #604
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The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d659
The Centennial Hymnal #d416
The Choice: in two parts. Part I containing psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs. Designed for public and private worship #H108
The Choice: in two parts; Part I, containing Psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs; designed for public and private worship (6th ed.) #H108Page Scan
The Christian Church Hymnal #146Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #646Page Scan
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The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #497Page Scan
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The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d351
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #385Page Scan
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The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d398
The Congregation #d160
The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #461Page Scan
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The Gospel Praise Book #d470
The Gospel Psalmist #972Page Scan
The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #628
The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #628
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #198Page Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #172Page Scan
The Praise Hymnal #d483
The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Tunes #617Page Scan
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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #851Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #851Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #81aPage Scan
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