Isaac Watts

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

Isaac Watts Poems

41. Hymn 127 1/1/2004
42. Hymn 128 1/1/2004
43. Hymn 129 1/1/2004
44. Hymn 13 1/1/2004
45. Hymn 130 1/1/2004
46. Hymn 131 1/1/2004
47. Hymn 132 1/1/2004
48. Hymn 133 1/1/2004
49. Hymn 134 1/1/2004
50. Hymn 135 1/1/2004
51. Hymn 136 1/1/2004
52. Hymn 137 1/1/2004
53. Hymn 138 1/1/2004
54. Hymn 14 1/1/2004
55. Hymn 140 1/1/2004
56. Hymn 141 1/1/2004
57. Hymn 142 1/1/2004
58. Hymn 143 1/1/2004
59. Hymn 144 1/1/2004
60. Hymn 145 1/1/2004
61. Hymn 146 1/1/2004
62. Hymn 147 1/1/2004
63. Hymn 148 1/1/2004
64. Hymn 149 1/1/2004
65. Hymn 15 1/1/2004
66. Hymn 150 1/1/2004
67. Hymn 151 1/1/2004
68. Hymn 152 1/1/2004
69. Hymn 153 1/1/2004
70. Hymn 154 1/1/2004
71. Hymn 155 1/1/2004
72. Hymn 156 1/1/2004
73. Hymn 157 1/1/2004
74. Hymn 158 1/1/2004
75. Hymn 159 1/1/2004
76. Hymn 16 1/1/2004
77. Hymn 16 Part 2 1/1/2004
78. Hymn 160 1/1/2004
79. Hymn 161 1/1/2004
80. Hymn 162 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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