Who is Isaac Watts

Statue of Isaac Watts, Abney Park Cemetery Isaac Watts (17 July 1674 – 25 November 1748) was an English Christian minister (Congregational), hymn writer, theologian, and logician. He was a prolific and popular hymn writer and is credited with some 750 hymns. He is recognized as the "Godfather of English Hymnody"; many of his hymns remain in use today and have been translated into numerous languages.

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Isaac Watts Poems

  • Psalm 133
    Brotherly love.

    Lo! what an entertaining sight
    Are brethren that agree! ...
  • Psalm 119 Part 6
    Holiness and comfort from the word.

    ver. 128
    ...
  • Hymn 4 Part 2
    The inward witness to Christianity.

    1 Jn. 5:10.
    ...
  • Psalm 69 Part 1
    v.1-14
    C. M.
    The sufferings of Christ for our salvation.
    ...
  • Psalm 62
    v.5-12
    L. M.
    No trust in the creatures; or, Faith in Divine grace and power.
    ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Isaac Watts

God 390 Love 228 I Love You 228 Soul 159 Earth 148 Power 140 Heart 123 Death 117 High 114 Great 110


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  • Jesuisdole: when i survey the wondrous cross on which the prince of glory died, my richest gain i count but loss, and pour contempt on all my pride. —isaac watts
  • Vincelarson: as rain on meadows newly mown, so shall he send his influence down; his grace on fainting souls distills, like heav’nly dew on thirsty hills. - isaac watts, jesus shall reign
  • Mvbrat91: james gunn: slither, super peyton reed: down with love scott derrickson: hellraiser: inferno, sinister jon watts: clown taika waititi: boy ryan coogler: fruitvale station kari skogland: children of the corn 666: isaac's return cate shortland: berlin syndrome
  • Ramiahlazo: “the hill of zion yields a thousand sacred sweets before we reach the heavenly fields or walk the golden streets.” —— isaac watts
  • Todashby: he crowns your life with love when ransomed from the grave; he that redeemed my soul from hell has sovereign power to save. ~ isaac watts
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Denner's Old Woman
 by William Cowper

In this mimic form of a matron in years,
How plainly the pencil of Denner appears!
The matron herself, in whose old age we see
Not a trace of decline, what a wonder is she!
No dimness of eye, and no cheek hanging low,
No wrinkle, or deep-furrow-d frown on the brow!
Her forehead indeed is here circled around
With locks like the ribbon with which they are bound;
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