We Bless the Prophet of the Lord

We bless the Prophet of the Lord

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 58 hymnals

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We bless the Prophet of the Lord
That comes with truth and grace;
Jesus, thy Spirit and thy word
Shall lead us in thy ways.

We rev'rence our High Priest above,
Who offered up his blood,
And lives to carry on his love,
By pleading with our God.

We honor our exalted King;
How sweet are his commands!
He guards our souls from hell and sin
By his almighty hands.

Hosannah to his glorious name,
Who saves by diff'rent ways!
His mercies lay a sovereign claim
To our immortal praise.



Source: Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #II.132

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: We bless the Prophet of the Lord
Title: We Bless the Prophet of the Lord
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors: for the use of the English Evangelical Lutheran Church in New York #33Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship approved by the Presbytery of Charleston #d161
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #XXIIIText
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d517
A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #204Page Scan
A Select Verse System for the Use of Individuals, Families, and Schools #17Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #153bPage Scan
Chapel Hymns #d613
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.) #WH.II.132Page Scan
Church music: with selections for the ordinary occasions of public and social worship, from the Psalms and hymns of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #XCIXPage Scan
Church Psalmody: or, hymns for public worship, selected from Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns, and the Congregational Hymn Book #225Page Scan
Congregational Church Music; with 150 Psalms and Hymns from the Collection of the General Association of Connecticut #d132
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #602Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books: I. collected fromt he scriptures, II. composed on divine subjects, III. prepared for the Lord's Supper #II.CXXXIIPage Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #343
Hymns Selected #d225
Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d224
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #72Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d885
Parish Psalmody #d901
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #H172Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d898
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d869
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #II.132Text
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... #45Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H163Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #131Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d213
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #H7Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #39Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #LXIXPage Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #H7Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d541
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #542Page Scan
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d451
The American Repository of Sacred Music #d164
The Baptist Harmony #d416
The Baptist Harmony #d428
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.) #377Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #232Page Scan
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 #72Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d1075
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #111Page Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #636Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #211Page Scan
The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d298
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #265Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy, of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #12aPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #H80Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns: with the catechism, confession of faith and liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #12aPage Scan
The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d245
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #II.CXXXIITextPage Scan
The Psalms of David: with hymns and spiritual songs: also, the catechism, confession of faith, and liturgy of the Reformed Church in the Netherlands #H12Page 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.) #B132Page Scan
The Saint's Harp: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to prayer and social meetings, and seasons of revival (2nd ed., Rev. and Imp.) #62Page 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.) #253Page Scan
The Vocal Companion: containing a concise introduction to the practice of music, and a set of tunes of various metres, arranged progressively for the use of learners #10Page Scan
Virginia Selection of Psalms #d459



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