What sacred joy thy house attends

What sacred joy thy house attends

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 9 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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First Line: What sacred joy thy house attends
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #XXXIPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #13Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #13Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #13
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #13Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #58Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book #d674
The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d676
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #470Page Scan



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