My Dear Redeemer and My Lord

Representative Text

1 My dear Redeemer and my Lord,
I read my duty in your Word;
but in your life the law appears,
drawn out in living characters.

2 Such was your truth, and such your zeal,
such def'rence to your Father's will,
such love and meekness so divine,
I would transcribe and make them mine.

3 Cold mountains and the midnight air
witnessed the fervor of your prayer;
the desert your temptations knew,
your conflict and your vict'ry too.

4 Be thou my pattern; make me bear
more of your gracious image here:
then God the Judge shall own my name
amongst the foll'wers of the Lamb.


Source: Trinity Psalter Hymnal #327

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 >

Tune

ROCKINGHAM (Mason)


FEDERAL STREET

Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #147

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #147

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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors #35

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #83

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A Church hymnal #270

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #128

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #128

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #128

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #80

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d548

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d551

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d551

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #105

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d331

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #206

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #244

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #244

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #244

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #244

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #244

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #244

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #CLXI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #254

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #273

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #284

A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d180

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A Hymn and Prayer-Book #14

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #820

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #31

A School Service Book #d97

A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 2nd ed. #d116

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors #d245

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A Selection of Hymns #99

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #260

A Service Hymn Book #d85

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #90

American Sunday School Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #a236

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. New ed. #aa236

Association Hymn Book #d117

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Association Hymn Book #64

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Baptist Chorals #52

Baptist Hymnal #83

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Better Than Pearls #83

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #116

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #137

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d554

Carmina for Social Worship #d164

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Carmina for the Sunday School and Social Worship #76

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #180

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Carmina Sanctorum #180

Chapel Hymns #d350

Choicest Gems #d43

Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d100

Christ in Song #d353

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Christ in Song #138

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Christ in Song #777

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #265

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Christian Melodies #16

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Christian Melodies #16

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Christian Praise #176

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Christian Praise #74

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Christian Praise #74

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d583

Christian Worship, a Hymnal. Special ed. #d265

Christian Worship #207

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Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns #S83

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Church Book #150

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Church Book #150

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Church Choral-Book #90

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Church Harmonies #324

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d324

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #87

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #87

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #d327

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #59

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #59

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Church Hymns and Tunes #150

Church Hymns and Tunes for use in Baptist Churches #d324

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Church Melodies #722

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Church music #XXXIII

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #437

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Church Poetry #209

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