Sure there's a dreadful God

Sure there's a dreadful God

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 9 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: Sure there's a dreadful God
Author: Isaac Watts

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Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d264
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P36.4Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P36dPage Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P36dPage Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P36dPage Scan
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d352
The Church-Book #d401
The Sabbath School Harp: being a selection of tunes and hynns, adapted to the wants of Sabbath schools, families, and social meetings (2nd ed.) #107Page Scan
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d372



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