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StManston: Today we remember the works of hymn writer Isaac Watts. 270 years since his death, his prolific words still guides us in our journey of faith. 'When I survey the wondrous Cross, on which the Prince of Glory died, my richest gain I count but loss, & pour contempt on all my pride.'

TrevArcher: Today's reading from My Rock My Refuge. Psalm upon which Isaac Watts wrote his classic hymn "How pleased and blessed was I to hear the people cry 'come let us seek our God today" Cant think of a better one to first sing together when we can at last!

CongletonParish: Tomorrow (Wednesday 25th) there will be a recorded service of Morning Prayer made available via our YouTube channel at 09:45. Join Eileen, one of our readers as she talks about St Catherine and Isaac Watts.

Haysdanny: O God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home; Under the shadow of thy throne Thy saints have dwelt secure; Sufficient is thine arm alone, And our defence is sure. Isaac Watts 1708

sjacob007: “Were the whole Realm of Nature mine, That were a Present far too small; Love so amazing, so divine, Demands my Soul, my Life, my All.” - Isaac Watts

M_Christianity: “O God our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home.” > Isaac Watts

readbobbeasley: “O God our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home.” > Isaac Watts

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

anglicanreader: Jesus shall reign wherever the sun  does its successive journeys run; His kingdom spread from shore to shore, till moons shall wax and wane no more.  Isaac Watts (1719)

Dslayer298: Lord, how Thy wonders are displayed, Where'er I turn my eye: If I survey the ground I tread, Or gaze upon the sky ! -Isaac Watts

TweetPulpit: Time, like an ever rolling stream, Bears all its sons away; They fly, forgotten, as a dream Dies at the opening day. Our God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Be Thou our guard while troubles last, And our eternal home. From a hymn by Isaac Watts.

BKayeTS: Jesus shall reign where'er the sun does its successive journeys run, his kingdom stretch from shore to shore, till moons shall wax and wane no more.—Isaac Watts

LaurenHereford: Hymns from the Past: Lord! Thou Wilt Hear Me When I Pray – By Isaac Watts

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

TullianT: The law discovers guilt and sin, And shows how vile our hearts have been. The gospel only can express, Forgiving love and cleansing grace. —Isaac Watts

1doulos: Isaac Watts: "Were the whole realm of nature mine, That were a present far too small: Love"

quotarize: Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks. -Isaac Watts

daveingram62: Alas, and did my Savior bleed And did my Sovereign die? Would He devote that sacred head For such a worm as I? - Isaac Watts

JoJnMancuso: If peace and plenty crown my days, They help me, Lord, to speak Thy praise; If bread of sorrows be my food, Those sorrows work my real good. -Isaac Watts, 1721

bobrycki1689: “While Jews on their own law rely, And Greeks of wisdom boast, We love th’ incarnate mystery, And there we fix our trust.” - Isaac Watts

SenseFactor: ⛪ Dear God, let all my hours be thine. —Isaac Watts

gbcob: "Dear God, let all my hours be thine." —Isaac Watts

Tabletalk: Dear God, let all my hours be thine. —Isaac Watts

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

professor_rsa: “Time, like an ever-rolling stream, bears all its sons away; they fly forgotten, as a dream dies at the op'ning day. Our God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come: O be our guard while troubles last, and our eternal home.” (Isaac Watts, 1719)

SarahatBliss: Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance. Isaac Watts

jackmooring: "Our God our help in ages past, our hope for years to come, Be thou our guard while troubles last, And our eternal home." - Isaac Watts

The_PBS: There is something wonderfully ...solid about a hymn book sometimes. It's often not appreciated how prolific some hymn writers were. This entire book contains just the hymns of Dr Isaac Watts.

BeardedDraygon: We sang really good hymns on Sunday: "O God of Earth and Altar" (KING'S LYNN, G. K. Chesterton); "Before the Lord Jehovah's Throne (WINCHESTER NEW, Isaac Watts); "The God of Abraham Praise" (LEONI, Trans. Thomas Olivers)

BeardedDraygon: "Before the Lord Jehovah's Throne", by Isaac Watts, based on Psalm 100 Before the Lord Jehovah's throne, ye nations, bow with sacred joy; know that the Lord is God alone; He can create, and he destroy.

LiaSyamrotulLSF: “Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.” — Isaac Watts

StevePGreener: Believing we rejoice To see the curse remove; We bless the lamb with cheerful voice, And sing his wondrous love. Isaac Watts

APilgrimsCoffer: "Ten thousand ages ere the skies Were into motion brought; All the long years and worlds to come, Stood present to His thought: There's not a sparrow or a worm, But's found in His decrees, He raises monarchs to their throne And sinks them as He please." Isaac Watts

APilgrimsCoffer: Our God, Our Help by Isaac Watts Our God, our help in ages past,    Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast,    And our eternal home: Under the shadow of thy throne    Thy saints have dwelt secure; Sufficient is thine arm alone,    And our defense is sure.

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

soulcruzer: Paraphrasing Isaac Watts’s Improvement of the Mind: At least once a day, check-in with yourself: What new truths have you gained? What truths you already know have been confirmed? What new advances have you made in any part of your knowledge?

lifeandfiber: I sing the goodness of the Lord, who filled the earth with food, Who formed the creatures through the Word, and then pronounced them good. Lord, how Thy wonders are displayed, where’er I turn my eye, If I survey the ground I tread, or gaze upon the sky. - Isaac Watts (verse 2)

tapanisimojoki: Isaac Watts' best hymns aren't bad, but he is definitely overrated

RomanAvery6: WattStax-A Rare Original Vintage Poster of 1970s Watts Soul Music Festival Documentary with Isaac Hayes, Albert King and The Staples Sisters

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

lifeandfiber: I sing the mighty pow’r of God, that made the mountains rise, That spread the flowing seas abroad, and built the lofty skies. I sing the wisdom that ordained the sun to rule the day; The moon shines full at His command, and all the stars obey. - Isaac Watts

BobSand30908846: “The heavens declare Thy glory, Lord, In every star Thy wisdom shines;  But when our eyes behold Thy Word, We read Thy name in fairer lines. Isaac Watts” AW Tozer Quotes:

HermanAldridge: Should all the hosts of death, And powers of hell unknown, Put their most dreadful forms Of rage and malice on, I shall be safe, for Christ displays Superior power and guardian grace. ~ Isaac Watts ~

jeff_vangoethem: “He that hears without ears understands us without our words” (Wordless Praying) —Isaac Watts

BrettaBaggett: "Jesus shall reign where'er the sun does its successive journeys run, his kingdom stretch from shore to shore, till moons shall wax and wane no more." — Isaac Watts

RealYungCripp: "Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do." -;Isaac Watts

DSWiebe: Must I be carried to the skies On flowery beds of ease While others fought to win the prize And sailed thru bloody seas? -Isaac Watts ("Am I a Soldier of the Cross?")

CatshillPeter: We’re the whole realm of nature mine That were an offering far too small; Love so amazing, so divine Demands my soul, my life, my all. Isaac Watts’ words resonate true over time!

heresyfactory: “One does not simply organize a potluck.” ~ Isaac Watts

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

brainpicker: Alan Watts on learning not to think in terms of gain and loss – a profound ancient Chinese parable about living with uncertainty

PiperMarxBot: Isaac Watts was right: “There’s not a plant, but a so-called commercial crisis broke out.

DLitt33: Love so amazing, so divine, Demands my soul, my life, my all. - Isaac Watts

ntbcpastor: “Jesus, the King of glory, reigns On Zion's heav'nly hill; Looks like a lamb that has been slain, And wears his priesthood still. He ever lives to intercede Before his Father's face: Give him, my soul, thy cause to plead, Nor doubt the Father's grace.” -Isaac Watts

PastorZSWatson: Our God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Be thou our guard while troubles last, And our eternal home. - Isaac Watts, "Our God, Our Help"

MolliePiano: Favorite Hymns Day 11: How Sweet and Awful (awesome) is the Place ⠀ ⠀ Text: Isaac Watts ⠀ ⠀ Favorite verses: (the whole thing)⠀ How sweet and awful is the place⠀ with Christ within the doors,⠀ while everlasting love displays⠀ the choicest of her stores.⠀ /1

mridulmahanta: Let dogs delight to bark and bite, For God hath made them so; Let bears and lions growl and fight, For ’tis their nature too. But, children, you should never let Such angry passions rise; Your little hands were never made To tear each other’s eyes. ISAAC WATTS

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

digitaltheolog3: $0.99 on Kindle "A Guide to Prayer" by Isaac Watts

PiousPlattitude: “I believe the promises of God enough to venture an eternity on them.” -- Isaac Watts

endtimeslife: O God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home. Under the shadow of Thy throne Thy saints have dwelt secure; Sufficient is Thine arm alone, And our defence is sure. From the hymn by Isaac Watts.

UpstreamPolitic: This Order of Service has been used for Remembrance Sunday since 2005. It's very moving w/the "They shall grow not old" stanza from Binyon's For the Fallen. It's a worship service w/Scripture, prayer & singing of Isaac Watts' "O God Our Help In Ages Past"

LeoHugo9: "May I govern my passions with absolute sway, and grow wiser and better as life wears away." - Isaac Watts

SonoranBard: "May I govern my passions with absolute sway, and grow wiser and better as life wears away." - Isaac Watts

AkoredeSAR: "Engage not the mind in the pursuit of too many things at once... especially such as have no relation to one another. This would be ready to distract the understanding, and hinders it from attaining perfection in any one subject of study" - Isaac Watts

BryanTamarah: "I believe the promises of God enough to venture an eternity on them." - Isaac Watts

hayaeld: "Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks." --Isaac Watts

CMRosens: David Morris (The Religious Sublime, 1972) points to 4 forms of sublime religious poetry -paraphrase -eschatological poetry (see Thomas Leland, Isaac Watts)

MariaGosa1: “O God, our help in ages past, our hope in years to come, our shelter from the stormy blast, and our eternal home!“ Isaac Watts Remember, no matter what happens, God is The God of Hope. Romans 15:13

PiousPlattitude: “O God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come, our shelter from the stormy blast, and our eternal home.” – Isaac Watts

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

Witney_Antiques: Here's a charming sampler to start your Friday off right. Ann Runacre stitched her sampler in 1838. Her inscription is from "A Morning Meditation" by Isaac Watts (1674-1748). Have a good weekend!

MolliePiano: Favorite Hymns Day 6: Our God Our Help in Ages Past⠀ Text: Isaac Watts ⠀ ⠀ Favorite verse: ⠀ Under the shadow of thy throne ⠀ Thy saints have dwelt secure; ⠀ sufficient is thine arm alone, ⠀ and our defense is sure. ⠀ /1

josephmusonday1: "when reason fails with all her powers, There Faith prevails, and love adores". Isaac watts.

DrFrancisYoung: I'm so excited to learn about Isaac Watts wrote a hymn for the Gunpowder Service, albeit not a very ecumenically sensitive one: 'In vain to idol saints they cry / And perish in their blood'...

pR3achBlackMan: Isaac Watts was in his bag with this one. But drops of grief can ne'er repay the debt of love I owe! Here Lord, I give myself away; 'tis all that I can do!

sevenishmagpies: Me: *clicked on a random place in the scrollbar while looking at the collected works of Isaac Watts, as I do* Web Browser:

PiousPlattitude: “Am I a soldier of the cross, A follow’r of the Lamb? And shall I fear to own His cause, Or blush to speak His name? … Sure I must fight if I would reign; Increase my courage, Lord; I’ll bear the toil, endure the pain, supported by Thy Word.” – Isaac Watts

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

vvalkov: Les Lumières Sacrées Jesus is Worthy to receive Honour and Power Divine: And blessings, more than we can give, be, Lord, forever Thine! by Isaac Watts

flowingfaith: I believe the promises of God enough to venture an eternity on them.~ Isaac Watts

DelightingInGod: Bless, O my soul! the living God; Call home thy thoughts that rove abroad; Let all the powers within me join In work and worship so divine. - Isaac Watts

brocraigc: “Under the shadow of Thy throne Thy saints have dwelt secure; sufficient is Thine arm alone, and our defense is sure.” -Isaac Watts, “O God Our Help in Ages Past, 2nd stanza, 1719. These words still sing true today.

abigaildodds: “Jesus shall reign where'er the sun does its successive journeys run, his kingdom stretch from shore to shore, till moons shall wax and wane no more.” - Isaac Watts

DSWiebe: Jesus shall reign where'er the sun Does its successive journeys run, His kingdom stretch from shore to shore, Till moons shall wax and wane no more. ~Isaac Watts (1719)

vvalkov: Les Lumières Sacrées "Worthy the Lamb that died," they cry, "To be exalted thus." "Worthy the Lamb," our lips reply, "For He was slain for us." by Isaac Watts

ScottyWardSmith: What a Day it will be when this hymn finds its fulfillment! "Jesus shall reign where'er the sun does its successive journeys run, his kingdom stretch from shore to shore, till moons shall wax and wane no more." Isaac Watts

PastorRyanK: God is indeed our help in ages past our hope for days to come. (Paraphrase from Isaac Watts)

GodalJoe: Isaac Watts I believe.

vvalkov: Les Lumières Sacrées Come let us join our cheerful songs with angels round the throne; ten thousand thousand are their tongues, but all their joys are one. by Isaac Watts

TheLockemeister: Our God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come, our shelter from the stormy blast, and our eternal home: Isaac Watts- 1719

PDSongBot: At The Cross Music: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885 Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707 (Refrain: Ralph Erskin Hudson, 1885)

tannercwilliams: In addition to others mentioned below, here is my vote. Burnet basically just reproduces the highlights from “On the Priesthood” and “Pastoral Rule.” Also - Isaac Watts, “Improvement of the Mind”

uk_worship: Whats on your lips this morning? In the midst of more lockdown restrictions, we can choose to sing out God’s goodness, power and love! Here’s a classic Isaac Watts hymn: I sing the mighty power of God (Isaac Watts) // Acoustic Version by Luke Strickland

LAWSONLaws17: 1. "I'll praise my Maker while I've breath ; And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers : My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures." (Isaac Watts, 1674-1748)

LAWSONLaws17: 2. "Happy the man whose hopes rely, On Israel's God ! He made the sky, And earth, and seas, with all their train : His truth for ever stands secure ; He saves the oppressed, He feeds the poir, And none shall find His promise vain." (Isaac Watts,1674-1748).

LAWSONLaws17: 3. "The Lord pours eyesight on the blind ; The Lord supports the fainting mind ; He sends the labouring conscience peace ; He helps the stranger in distress, The widow, and the fatherless, And grants the prisoner sweet release." (Isaac Watts,1674-1748)

LAWSONLaws17: 4. "I'll praise Him while He lends me breath ; And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers : My days of praise ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures." (Isaac Watts,1674-1748).

flowingfaith: I believe the promises of God enough to venture an eternity on them.~ Isaac Watts



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