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 >
DUNDEE first appeared in the 1615 edition of the Scottish Psalter published in Edinburgh by Andro Hart. Called a "French" tune (thus it also goes by the name of FRENCH), DUNDEE was one of that hymnal's twelve "common tunes"; that is, it was not associated with a specific psalm. In the Psalter Hymnal…
Display Title: Hast Thou Not Known, Hast Thou Not Heard?First Line: Hast thou not known, hast thou not heardTune Title: LONDON NEWMeter: CMScripture: Isaiah 40:28-31Date: 1985Subject: God | Eternity and Power; Jesus Christ | Rock of AgesSource: Scottish Paraphrases, 1781
Display Title: Have You Not Known, Have You Not HeardFirst Line: Have you not known, have you not heardTune Title: HERMON (Mason)Author: Isaac WattsMeter: C.M.Scripture: Isaiah 40:28Date: 1990Subject: Waiting upon God | ; God | His Unchangeableness; God | Eternity of ; God | Faithfulness of; God | Incomprehensibility of; God | Power of; God | Sovereignty ofSource: Alt. in Scottish Paraphrases, 1781; mod.
Display Title: Hast Thou Not Known, Hast Thou Not HeardFirst Line: Hast thou not known, hast thou not heardTune Title: DUNDEEAuthor: Isaac WattsMeter: C.M.Scripture: Isaiah 40:28-31Date: 2018Subject: God | ; God | Faithfulness of; God | Incomprehensibility; God | Infinity and Eternity of; God | Power of; God | Sovereignty of ; Waiting upon God |Source: Alt. in Scottish Paraphrases, 1781