With more than 600 hymns to his credit, Isaac Watts became known as the Father of English Hymnody. Discover how the lad with a penchant for poetry grew into the man who distilled the beauty and wisdom of Scripture into timeless songs of comfort and power. Learn about his childhood, education, friends, faith, work, and more.
In his hymns Isaac Watts takes the Word of God and distills it so that all its wisdom, beauty and comfort are set before us with plainness and power.
Now wonder that C H Spurgeon's grandfather would have nothing else but the hymns of Isaac Watts sung in his service.