Let ev'ry saint above

Let ev'ry saint above

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: HOSANNA (Carrell)
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

Let every saint above,
And angel round the throne,
For ever bless and love
The sacred Three in One;
Thus heaven shall raise
His honors high,
When earth and time
Grow old and die.

Source: Songs of Zion: being a small collection of tunes, principally original; with appropriate lines, adapted to divine worship #25

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Let ev'ry saint above
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Language: English
Publication Date: 1821
Copyright: Public Domain
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