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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  • Jchriswo: i love thy habitation, lord, the temple where thine honors dwell; there shall i hear thine holy word, and there thy works of wonder tell. -isaac watts/ps. 26
  • Allisonavebap: pastor andy's blog article on isaac watts' hymn, "joy to the world."
  • Mgfchurch: “i believe the promises of god enough to venture an eternity on them.” – isaac watts
  • Jchriswo: i lift my soul to god, my trust is in his name; let not my foes that seek my blood still triumph in my shame. from the first dawning light till the dark evening rise, for thy salvation, lord, i wait with ever-longing eyes. -isaac watts/ps. 25
  • Jchriswo: the earth forever is the lord's, with adam's numerous race; he rais'd its arches o'er the floods, and built it on the seas... the king of glory! who can tell the wonders of his might! he rules the nations; but to dwell with saints is his delight. -isaac watts/ps. 24
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Sorrows Of The Moon
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Tonight the moon dreams in a deeper languidness,
And, like a beauty on her cushions, lies at rest;
While drifting off to sleep, a tentative caress
Seeks, with a gentle hand, the contour of her breast;

As on a crest above her silken avalanche,
Dying, she yields herself to an unending swoon,
And sees a pallid vision everywhere she-d glance,
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