Isaac Watts Quote
“Our God, our help in ages past,
Our hope for years to come,
Our shelter from the stormy blast,
And our eternal home.”
Psalm 90 Our God, our help in ages past st. 1 (1719).
“Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.”
Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715), Song 17: "Love between Brothers and Sisters"
Song 22: Against Pride in Clothes. - Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715)
The Improvement of the Mind (1727), Chapter I
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsIsaac Watts
Born: July 17, 1674
Died: November 25, 1748 (aged 74)
Bio: Isaac Watts was an English hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymnwriter, he was recognised as the Father of English Hymnody, credited with some 650 hymns. Many of his hymns remain in use today, and have been translated into many languages.
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