He is a God of sovereign love

He is a God of sovereign love

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 9 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: He is a God of sovereign love
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from various authors, chiefly designed for public worship (4th ed.) #118aPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under appointment of the Philadelphian Association (2nd ed) #91Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #XCIPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association (4th ed.) #91Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #191dPage Scan
Harmonia Sacra: a Compilation of Psalm and Hymn Tunes [from the most celebrated European masters] #91Page Scan
Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d81
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d283
The Voice of Praise #d81



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