Come, Holy Spirit, Dove divine (Watts)

Come, Holy Spirit, Dove divine (Watts)

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 11 hymnals

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 >

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First Line: Come, Holy Spirit, Dove divine (Watts)
Author: Isaac Watts



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

A Collection of Evergreen Hymns, for All the People. New ed. #d25

Revival Songs. 4th ed. #d42

Spiritual Melodies #d59

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d67

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #776

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The Baptist Hymn Book #776

The Good Old Songs #d100

The National Baptist Hymn Book #d94

The National Baptist Hymn Book: a collection of old meter songs (Worded ed.) #ad94

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