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.
1748: Isaac Watts, who wrote the hymns When I Survey The Wondrous Cross and O God Our Help In Ages Past, died.
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.
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.
He brought with him several hymns by Isaac Watts, Phillip Doddridge, and other hymnists that became very popular, especially in New England.
Few people now realise it was as a direct result of the persecution that Isaac Watts wrote the hymn Our God, our help in ages past, now used on so many state occasions.
1748: Death of Isaac Watts, who wrote the hymns When I Survey The Wondrous Cross and O God Our Help In Ages Past.
When I first had to choose hymns for a service, I soon learnt to include a number from the three W's, Charles Wesley, Isaac Watts and John Greenleaf Whittier.
30pm) Yr wythnos hon ar Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol fe fydd Dr Derec Llwyd Morgan yn cymryd golwg ar fywyd a gwaith yr emynydd Saesneg Isaac Watts sydd -- chymaint o'i waith wedi ei gyfieithu i'r Gymraeg.
The lyrics date back to 1719 and are ascribed to Isaac Watts, the powerful and prolific English hymn writer.