Great Prophet of my God

Great Prophet of my God

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 12 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: Great Prophet of my God
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Choice Selection of Hymns. 6th ed. #d89

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d156

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #99

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d150

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Hymns for the Reformed Church in the United States #213

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d266

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Methodist Hymn-Book #121

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #245

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #242

The Christian Psalter #d187

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d212

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