When children give their hearts to God

When children give their hearts to God

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 23 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: When children give their hearts to God
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Service Book: with a selection of tunes and hymns for Sabbath schools (6th ed.) #16

Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d126

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #934

Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d289

Harmonies of Praise #d60

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Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #49

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #741

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #741

Hymns for Schools and Families #d179

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Hymns for Schools and Families #25

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Mission Songs: a collection of hymns and music, designed for Sabbath schools #36

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d782

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The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book: with devotional exercises. (Rev. ed.) #93

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The Gospel Psalmist #839

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1028

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #698

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