Let God the Maker's name

Let God the Maker's name

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 11 hymnals

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Let God the Maker's name
Have honor, love, and fear;
To God the Savior pay the same,
And God the Comforter.

Father of lights above,
Thy mercy we adore,
The Son of thine eternal love,
And Spirit of thy power.

Source: Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #III.31

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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