Now let the Father and the Son

Now let the Father and the Son

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 17 hymnals

Representative Text

Now let the Father and the Son,
And Spirit be adored,
Where there are Works to make Him known,
Or saints to love the Lord.

Source: Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #D3

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: Now let the Father and the Son
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #1053

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #D3

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books #III.XXXIV

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #761

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Hymns, Selected and Original #761

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Hymns #761

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Hymns #761

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Hymns #761

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Hymns #761

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Songs, Divine and Moral #139b

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Sunday School Hymn Book. (19th ed) #171

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1310

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The Book of Worship #D2

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The Columbian Repository #709

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The Psalms of David #III.XXXIV

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #C34

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