My grateful soul forever praise

My grateful soul forever praise

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 16 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: My grateful soul forever praise
Author: Isaac Watts

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #102

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #102

Templi Carmina #d144

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The Harp #395

The Olive Branch #d85

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d143

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d145

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