Dangerous Prosperity; or, Daily Devotions encouraged

Let sinners take their course

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: FLORIDA
Published in 155 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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1. Let sinners take their course,
And choose the road to death;
But in the worship of my God,
I’ll spend my daily breath.

2. My thoughts address His throne,
When morning brings the light;
I’ll seek His blessings ev’ry noon,
And pay my vows at night.

Source: The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #203

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Let sinners take their course
Title: Dangerous Prosperity; or, Daily Devotions encouraged
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #708

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship #d183

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #98

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #98

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #98

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #473

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #99

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #386

A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d164

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A Manual of Devotion for Soldiers and Sailors #52

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #241

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #256

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d256

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d573

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Church Melodies #356

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Church music #CXCVI

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Church Psalmist #P55b

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Church Psalmist #P55b

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Church Psalmist #P55b

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Church Psalmody #P55.4

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Church Psalmody #P55d

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Church Psalmody #46

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch, mit einem Anhang englisher Lieder #a454

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David, corrected and enlarged, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (2nd ed.) #107

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Doctor Watts's imitation of the Psalms of David, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (3rd ed.) #100

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #107

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #100

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #LVb

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Dr. Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #124

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #261

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Dyer's Psalmist #270

Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d144

General Baptist Hymn Book #d282

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d182

Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d198

Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d380

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #P14

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #P14

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d251

Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d292

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Hymns and Tunes #454

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Hymns for Christian Melody #536

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Hymns for Social Worship #384

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P55d

Melodies of the Church #d542

Parish Psalmody #d396

Parish Psalmody #d408

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d232

Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d122

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d432

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d432

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #Ps.125

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #P55.2

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P55.3

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Psalms and Hymns #P55d

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Psalms Carefully Suited to the Christian Worship in the United States of America #55b

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Psalms, carefully suited to the Christian worship in the United States of America #115

Sacred poetry #d257

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Sacred Poetry #aLII

Sacred Poetry #d256

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Sacred Poetry #LII

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Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship #217

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Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship #249

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d259

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Selah #166b

The American Repository of Sacred Music #d92

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #31

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #15.31

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The Baptist Hymn Book #31

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The Baptist Praise Book #97

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The Baptist Psalmody #512

The Bible Harp #d142

The Book of Praise #d414

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #422

The Christian Hymn Book #d633

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d635

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P55b

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The Christian Psalmist #P55b

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The Christian's Harp #A2

The Church Harp. Rev. ed. #d73

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