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
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #363Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #363Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #650Page Scan
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #397Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d648
Parish Psalmody #d661
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #H119Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship: and approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: the latter being arranged according to subjects... #300Page Scan
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #283Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #214Page Scan
Songs of Praise: a selection of standard hymns and tunes for the Sunday-shcools and social meetings #182Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #565Page Scan
The New and Most Complete Collection of Camp, Social and Prayer Meeting Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #168Page Scan
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