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Questions and doubts be heard no more

Questions and doubts be heard no more

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 8 hymnals

Full Text

Questions and doubts be heard no more,
Let Christ and joy be all our theme;
His Spirit seals his gospel sure,
To every soul that trusts in him.

Jesus, thy witness speaks within;
The mercy which thy words reveal
Refines the heart from sense and sin,
And stamps its own celestial seal.

'Tis God's inimitable hand
That molds and forms the heart anew;
Blasphemers can no more withstand,
But bow, and own thy doctrine true.

The guilty wretch that trusts thy blood
Finds peace and pardon at the cross;
The sinful soul, averse to God,
Believes and loves his Maker's laws.

Learning and wit may cease their strife,
When miracles with glory shine;
The voice that calls the dead to life
Must be almighty and divine.

The Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts

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: Questions and doubts be heard no more
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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Instances

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d623
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #175Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #144Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #I.4.2Text
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d349
The Bible Harp #d213
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #352Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #115TextPage Scan



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