Isaac Watts

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

Isaac Watts Poems

121. Psalm 91 Part 2 1/1/2004
122. Psalm 92 Part 1 1/1/2004
123. Psalm 92 Part 2 1/1/2004
124. Psalm 135 Part 1 1/1/2004
125. Psalm 135 Part 2 1/1/2004
126. Psalm 90 Part 3 1/1/2004
127. Psalm 17 1/1/2004
128. Psalm 18 Part 2 1/1/2004
129. Psalm 18 Part 3 1/1/2004
130. Psalm 63 1/1/2004
131. Psalm 150 1/1/2004
132. Psalm 16 Part 1 1/1/2004
133. Psalm 53 1/1/2004
134. Psalm 55 1/1/2004
135. Psalm 56 1/1/2004
136. Psalm 57 1/1/2004
137. Psalm 58 1/1/2004
138. Psalm 82 1/1/2004
139. Psalm 73 Part 2 1/1/2004
140. Psalm 74 1/1/2004
141. Psalm 75 1/1/2004
142. Psalm 76 1/1/2004
143. Psalm 77 Part 1 1/1/2004
144. Psalm 77 Part 2 1/1/2004
145. Psalm 84 1/1/2004
146. Psalm 32 1/1/2004
147. Psalm 35 Part 1 1/1/2004
148. Psalm 35 Part 2 1/1/2004
149. Psalm 45 Part 2 1/1/2004
150. Psalm 19 Part 1 1/1/2004
151. Psalm 19 Part 2 1/1/2004
152. Psalm 89 Part 3 1/1/2004
153. Psalm 65 Part 3 1/1/2004
154. Psalm 66 Part 1 1/1/2004
155. How Precious, Lord, Thy Sacred Word 10/6/2015
156. Our Saviour's Golden Rule 11/17/2015
157. Psalm 51 Part 3 1/1/2004
158. Psalm 6 1/1/2004
159. Psalm 18 Part 1 1/1/2004
160. Psalm 91 Part 1 1/1/2004

Comments about Isaac Watts

  • Greg Endebrock (2/27/2017 11:01:00 AM)

    Do you know the poems listed under Isaac Watts have been composed into songs, and if so, which ones.

    How would one go about getting permission to use a poem to compose a song.

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  • Flora Forbes (6/27/2016 7:01:00 PM)

    Sir Isaac Watts was gifted by God. Sir Isaac Watts wrote 600 hymns and 52 books including a book on logic used in the Universities. He also wrote books on ethics, psychology, astronomy and geography. He wrote a book on the Psalms in poetic form. Benjamin Franklin had Sir Isaac Watts book on the Psalms published in the United States. When Sir Isaac Watts died a monument was placed in Westminster Abbey to honour him. I am eternally grateful fo my rich heritage of Christian hymns dedicated to the glory of God by Sir Isaac Watts. Flora Forbes

  • Jean Leblanc (12/29/2009 12:25:00 PM)

    I like Isaac Watts´poems because they have rhyme, which makes them fun to read, and yet they convey messages that make you think about the path you are taking in life. Is it to everlasting life, or eternal destruction?

  • Vikram Aarella - The Poem Shooter (6/1/2006 2:59:00 PM)

    It's really astonishing that Watts has written so may good poems,

  • Naomi Burdett (5/5/2005 10:48:00 AM)

    i just wanted to say WOW so many poems. how do you do it. serch for mine

    Naomi Burdett

Best Poem of Isaac Watts

Against Quarreling And Fighting

Let dogs delight to bark and bite,
For God hath made them so:
Let bears and lions growl and fight,
For 'tis their nature, too.

But, children, you should never let
Such angry passions rise:
Your little hands were never made
To tear each other's eyes.

Let love through all your actions run,
And all your words be mild:
Live like the blessed Virgin's Son,
That sweet and lovely child.

His soul was gentle as a lamb;
And as his stature grew,
He grew in favor both with man,
And God his Father too.

Now, Lord of all, he reigns ...

Read the full of Against Quarreling And Fighting

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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