Isaac Watts


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Noun1.Isaac Watts - English poet and theologian (1674-1748)Isaac Watts - English poet and theologian (1674-1748)
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[2] "On My Journey Home," hymn by Isaac Watts, found in many of the southern country songbooks of the ante bellum period.
It is simultaneously a sacred and a social singing tradition, featuring stark, open harmonies and the sacred poetry of the 18th century English hymn writer Isaac Watts and his followers.
| 1748: Isaac Watts, who wrote the hymn When I Survey The Wondrous Cross, died.
Isaac Watts One stormy night, many years ago, an elderly man and his wife entered the lobby of a small hotel in Philadelphia.
Isaac Watts Knowles founded his firm in 1854 in East Liverpool, Ohio.
1748: Isaac Watts, who wrote the hymns When I Survey The Wondrous Cross and O God Our Help In Ages Past, died.
Isaac Watts: Reason, Passion and the Revival of Religion
Anne." This is the 17th- to 18th-century tune that Isaac Watts used to write "O God, Our Help In Ages Past." It is an ideal congregational hymn tune: 4/4 time, C major (so no sharps or flats,) all quarter notes except for two dotted half notes, and a melody everybody can sing.
The service, conducted by the Rev Glyn Holland, chaplain to the Royal British Legion, opened with the moving combination of brass band and the voices of the Teesside Apollo Male Voice Choir as they sang the Isaac Watts hymn "Our God, Our Help in Ages Past".
"When I survey the wondrous cross," wrote Isaac Watts in 1707.
Janet also read a piece from a book written by John Betjeman about his thoughts on hymns and in particular Isaac Watts and all the marvellous hymns he wrote.
"A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it." Or, as the British theologian, logician, and religious Nonconformist Isaac Watts so aptly put it: "Let me be dressed fine as I will/Flies, worms, and flowers, exceed me still." What's new is the responsibility to reduce the environmental impact of one's demise.