Isaac Watts

July 17, 1674 - November 25, 1748

Composer, Theologian and Philosopher

From Southampton, England
Served in Stoke Newington, England
Affiliation: Anglican

"Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare Him room, And Heaven and nature sing..."

Hymns include: 

  • Joy to the World (Psalm 98)
  • O God, Our Help in Ages Past (Psalm 90)
  • When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
  • Alas! And did My Saviour Bleed
  • This is the Day the Lord has Made
  • I Sing the Mighty Power of God 
  • My Shepherd will Supply my Need (Psalm 23)
Isaac Watts