Hoy Canto el Gran Poder de Dios

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 >

Translator: George Paul Simmonds

Used pseudonyms G Paul S., J. Paul Simon, and J. Pablo Símon  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hoy canto el gran poder de Dios
Title: Hoy Canto el Gran Poder de Dios
English Title: I sing the mighty power of God
Author: Isaac Watts
Translator: George Paul Simmonds
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Tr. © 1978, Casa Bautista de Pulicaciones



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