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 >
Display Title: Lord, I have Made Your WordFirst Line: Lord, I have made your Word my choiceTune Title: CRIMONDAuthor: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748Meter: C.M.Scripture: Psalm 119Date: 1996Subject: Bible Narratives | ; Word and Teaching |
Display Title: Lord, I have made thy word my choiceFirst Line: Lord, I have made thy word my choiceTune Title: BILLINGAuthor: Isaac Watts (1674-1748)Meter: CMScripture: Psalm 119Date: 2013Subject: Commitment | ; Scripture | ; The Word of God |
Display Title: Lord, I have made thy word my choiceFirst Line: Lord, I have made thy word my choiceTune Title: BILLINGAuthor: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748Meter: CMScripture: Psalm 119:16; Psalm 119:47; Psalm 119:111; Romans 7:22Date: 2000Subject: Epiphany III | Year C; Fifth Sunday Before Lent | Year A; Proper 18 | Year C; Bible Sunday |
Display Title: Lord, I have made your word my choiceFirst Line: Lord, I have made your word my choiceTune Title: FRESH DELIGHTAuthor: Isaac WattsMeter: CMScripture: Psalm 119:111Date: 2014Source: Psalm 119, 8th Part, alt.