Isaac Watts

(17 July 1674 – 25 November 1748 / Southampton / England)

Isaac Watts Poems

361. Psalm 49 Part 1 1/1/2004
362. Psalm 49 Part 2 1/1/2004
363. Psalm 5 1/1/2004
364. Psalm 50 1/1/2004
365. Psalm 50 Part 1 1/1/2004
366. Psalm 50 Part 2 1/1/2004
367. Psalm 50 Part 3 1/1/2004
368. Psalm 51 Part 1 1/1/2004
369. Psalm 51 Part 2 1/1/2004
370. Psalm 51 Part 3 1/1/2004
371. Psalm 53 1/1/2004
372. Psalm 55 1/1/2004
373. Psalm 56 1/1/2004
374. Psalm 57 1/1/2004
375. Psalm 58 1/1/2004
376. Psalm 6 1/1/2004
377. Psalm 60 1/1/2004
378. Psalm 61 1/1/2004
379. Psalm 62 1/1/2004
380. Psalm 63 1/1/2004
381. Psalm 63 Part 1 1/1/2004
382. Psalm 63 Part 2 1/1/2004
383. Psalm 65 Part 1 1/1/2004
384. Psalm 65 Part 2 1/1/2004
385. Psalm 65 Part 3 1/1/2004
386. Psalm 66 Part 1 1/1/2004
387. Psalm 67 1/1/2004
388. Psalm 68 Part 1 1/1/2004
389. Psalm 68 Part 2 1/1/2004
390. Psalm 68 Part 3 1/1/2004
391. Psalm 69 Part 1 1/1/2004
392. Psalm 69 Part 2 1/1/2004
393. Psalm 69 Part 3 1/1/2004
394. Psalm 7 1/1/2004
395. Psalm 71 Part 1 1/1/2004
396. Psalm 71 Part 2 1/1/2004
397. Psalm 71 Part 3 1/1/2004
398. Psalm 72 Part 1 1/1/2004
399. Psalm 72 Part 2 1/1/2004
400. Psalm 73 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Isaac Watts

Against Lying

O 'tis a lovely thing for youth
To early walk in wisdom's way;
To fear a lie, to speak the truth,
That we may trust to all they say!

But liars we can never trust,
Even when they say what is true.
And he who does one fault at first
And lies to hide it, makes it two.

Have we not known, nor heard, nor read
How God does hate deceit and wrong?
How Ananias was struck dead,
Caught with a lie upon his tongue?

So did his wife Sapphira die,
When she came in, and grew so bold
As to confirm that wicked lie,
Which just before her husband ...

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Psalm 16 Part 3

Courage in death, and hope of the resurrection.

When God is nigh, my faith is strong;
His arm is my almighty prop:
Be glad, my heart; rejoice, my tongue;
My dying flesh shall rest in hope.

Though in the dust I lay my head,
Yet, gracious God, thou wilt not leave

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