With reverence let the saints appear

With reverence let the saints appear

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 118 hymnals

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1 With rev'rence let the saints appear,
And bow before the Lord;
His high commands with rev'rence hear,
And tremble at his word,
And tremble at his word.

2 Sing, all ye ransomed of the Lord,
Your great Deliv'rer sing;
Ye pilgrims now for Zion bound,
Be joyful in your King,
Be joyful in your King.

3 O Jesus, Lord of earth and heav'n,
Our life and joy, to thee
Be honor, thanks, and blessing giv'n
Thro' all eternity,
Thro' all eternity.

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #455

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: With reverence let the saints appear
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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