God counts the sorrows of his saints

God counts the sorrows of his saints

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 20 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: God counts the sorrows of his saints
Author: Isaac Watts

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The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d207

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #491

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P56

Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d76

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Social and Camp-meeting Songs, for the Pious (9th ed. enl.) #85

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Social and Campmeeting Songs For the Pious (4th ed.) #85

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