Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts (17 July 1674 – 25 November 1748) was an English hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymnwriter, he was recognised as the "Father of English Hymnody", credited with some 750 hymns. Many of his hymns remain in use today, and have been translated into many languages.

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Famous quotes by isaac watts:

    My spirit looks to God alone,
    My rock and refuge is His throne,
    In all my fears, in all my straits,
    My soul on His salvation waits.
    Isaac Watts (1674–1748)