How blest is he who fears the Lord And follows his commands

How blest is he who fears the Lord And follows his commands

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: How blest is he who fears the Lord And follows his commands
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: English

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #363Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #765Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #765Page Scan
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #351Page Scan
Selah: a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, introits, anthems, chants, motetts, choruses, etc. adapted to the use of classes, private circles, and worship assemblies #130bPage Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d381
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #738Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #738Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #687Page Scan



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