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 >

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

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #761

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #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 Book of Worship #D2

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The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #III.XXXIV

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