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 >
Translator: Enrique Turrall
Enrique S. Turrall worked in Spain. He saw a need for hymns that expressed life's emotional experiences. He wrote and translated hymns for funerals, weddings and other special occasions.
Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >
Display Title: ¿Soy yo soldado de Jesús?First Line: Soy yo soldado de JesúsTune Title: WEAR A CROWNAuthor: Descon.; Enrique S. Turrall; H. C. Ball; Isaac WattsMeter: 8 6 8 6 / CoroScripture: Joshua 1:1-9; Ephesians 6:10-18; 2 Timothy 2:1-9Date: 1992Subject: Faith | ; Fe | ; Jóvenes | ; Life to Come | ; Procesionales | ; Processionals | ; Victoria | ; Victory | ; Vida Venidera | ; Youths |