Eternal King, the greatest, best

Eternal King, the greatest, best

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 8 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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Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship approved by the Presbytery of Charleston #d42
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #16Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #28Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d230
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy, of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #4bPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #H39Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns: with the catechism, confession of faith and liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #4bPage Scan
The Psalms of David: with hymns and spiritual songs: also, the catechism, confession of faith, and liturgy of the Reformed Church in the Netherlands #H4Page Scan



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