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John was the prophet of the Lord

John was the prophet of the Lord

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 18 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: John was the prophet of the Lord
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #205

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #205

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #205

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #205

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #205

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #205

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #244

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #213

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #85

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #237

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #214

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #214

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #237

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #237

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d128

The Church Hymn Book #d511

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The Harp #239

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