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Jesus, the friend of man

Jesus, the friend of man

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 40 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: Jesus, the friend of man
Author: Isaac Watts
Source: Paradise St. Collection

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A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d179

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #649

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #LI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #361

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #454

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #313

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #313

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #304

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A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors #133

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #637

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Christian Hymns #271

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d145

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #430

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #484

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #338

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Hymns adapted to Communion Service #20

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #685

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #685

Hymns for the Lord's Supper #d15

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Hymns for the Lords Supper #XXVIII

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d235

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The Boston Collection of Sacred and Devotional Hymns #106

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The Christian Hymn Book #526

The Christian Psalmist #d369

The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d212

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The Christian Psalmist #435

The Christian Psalter #d276

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The Psalmody #515

Two Hundred and Fifty-two Familiar Hymns #d103

Universalist Hymn Book #d252

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