How precious, Lord, thy holy word

How precious, Lord, thy holy word

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 13 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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Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #P.CXIXbPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #189Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #189Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #46Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #95Page Scan
Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d127
Hymns for the Sanctuary #245Page Scan
Sacred Poetry #146Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #276Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions. Second Ed. #276Page Scan
The Sabbath School Melodist: being a selection of hymns with appropriate music; for the use of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #2Page Scan
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d204
The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #549Page Scan
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