Our journey is a thorny maze

Our journey is a thorny maze

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 14 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: Our journey is a thorny maze
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Designed for the Use of the Pious #d105

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #363

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #363

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #650

Parish Psalmody #d648

Parish Psalmody #d661

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #214

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #565

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