He lives, he lives, and sits above

He lives, he lives, and sits above

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 19 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: He lives, he lives, and sits above
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d173

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A Select Verse System for the Use of Individuals, Families, and Schools #44

Gospel Hymn and Tune Book #d123

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Sacred Poetry #135

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #460

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #263

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #91.263

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The Baptist Hymn Book #263

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d230

The Good Old Songs #d197

The Good Old Songs #d197

The Gospel Praise Book #d157

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book #208

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The Psalmist #294

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The Psalmist #294

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The Psalmody #230

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The Social Psalmist #161

The Southern Psalmist #d295

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d306

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