Youth, when devoted to the Lord

Youth, when devoted to the Lord

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 18 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: Youth, when devoted to the Lord
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Selection of Hymns #d347

Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d327

Selected Hymns for the Use of Children in Families or Sunday School #d130

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d349

The School Psalter #d336

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The Service Hymnal with an introductory service #89

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