Works by Isaac Watts
- Divine and Moral Songs
Divine and Moral Songs for Children became a ubiquitous children’s book
throughout England for nearly two hundred years. By the mid-19th century, the book
existed in over a thousand editions. So well-known were some of the children’s poems
that Lewis Carroll parodied them in Alice in Wonderland and Charles Dickens
referenced them in David Copperfield. Modern readers (or singers), however,
remember Watts’ songbook not so much for its rhymes for children, but for its hymns.
For many Christian families throughout the English-speaking world, Isaac Watts—author
of “Joy to the World” and “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”—remains a household
- Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts
Description: Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts brings together some
best hymns by beloved hymn writer Isaac Watts. Watts, who wrote over six
hundred hymns, had a penchant for incorporating strong theology into his
hymns. Consequently, his hymns not only entertain; they also teach.
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts includes a hymn for almost every
Psalms. (And for many chapters, it has several hymns.) It also
hundred additional hymns and spiritual songs, broadly arranged in three
categories--hymns from Scripture, hymns on "Divine Subjects," and hymns
for communion. It also contains many of Watt's more popular hymns--for
example, "Joy to the World" and "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross." Many
have found it pleasurable to read Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts
alongside their devotions. Come read and enjoy the wonderful hymns by
the "Father of English Hymns!"