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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  • Page_upon_page: the works of the reverend and learned isaac watts : containing, besides his sermons, and essays on miscellaneous subjects, several additional pieces, selected from his manuscripts... (published: 1810) full text:
  • Pdsongbot: at the cross music: ralph erskin hudson, 1885 lyrics: isaac watts, 1707 (refrain: ralph erskin hudson, 1885)
  • Lukebsarcastic: my hymn assignment is to find hymns that address caring for the poor and marginalized and i have to say i did not expect to find the absolute banger “blest is the man whose bowels move” by isaac watts
  • Lovnquotes: may i govern my passions with absolute sway, and grow wiser and better as life wears away. author: isaac watts life quote of the day was first posted on december 6, 2021 at 4:36 pm. ©2020 "life quotes ". use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. if you are …
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Emily Dickinson Poem
Not Sickness stains the Brave
 by Emily Dickinson

1613

Not Sickness stains the Brave,
Nor any Dart,
Nor Doubt of Scene to come,
But an adjourning Heart-


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