The posthumous works: of the late learned and reverend Isaac Watts, D.D. In two volumes. Compiled from papers in possession of his immediate successors: adjusted and published by a gentleman of the University of Cambridge. ...
printed for T. Becket; and J. Bew, 1779
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Page 6 - COME, let us join our cheerful songs With angels round the throne ; Ten thousand thousand are their tongues, But all their joys are one. 2 " Worthy the Lamb that died," they cry, " To be exalted thus ;" "Worthy the Lamb," our lips reply,
Page 33 - Thy heavens, the work of Thy fingers, the moon and the ftars, which Thou haft ordained ; What is man, that Thou art mindful of him? and the fon of man, that Thou viliteft him? For Thou haft made him a little lower than the angels, and haft crowned him with glory and honour. Thou madeft him to have dominion over the works of Thy hands ; Thou haft put all things under his feet...
Page 2 - And washed us in his richest blood; 'Tis he that makes us priests and kings, And brings us rebels near to God. 3 To Jesus our atoning Priest, To Jesus our...
Page 7 - For he was flain for us." 3 Jefus is worthy to receive Honour and pow'r divine ; And bleffings more than we can give, Be, Lord, forever thine.
Page xxx - I said to him this morning, that he had taught us how to live, and was now teaching us how to die by his patience and composure, for he has been remarkably in this frame for several days past. He replied, ' Yes.' I told him I hoped he experienced the comfort of these words, ' I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Page xxvi - In the year 1709 he was honoured with the degree of doctor of divinity by the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Page xxix - We ourselves are amazed at it. He passed through the last night in the main quiet and easy, but for five hours would receive nothing •within his lips. I was down in his chamber early in the morning, and found him quite sensible. I begged he would be pleased to take a little liquid to moisten his mouth, and he received at my hand three teaspoonsful, and has done the like several times this day.
Page xxxi - Abney are supported as well as we can reasonably expect. It is a house of mourning and tears, for I have told you before now that we all attended upon him and served him from a principle of love and esteem. May God forgive us all, that we have improved no more by him, while we enjoyed him ! "
Page 34 - But now we fee not yet all things put under him. But we fee Jefus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the fuffering of death , crowned with glory and honor ; that he by the grace of God mould tafte death for every man.
Page xxx - I told him I hoped he experienced the comfort of these words, ' I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.' He answered, ' I do.' The ease of body and calmness of mind which he enjoys is a great mercy to him and to us. His sick chamber has nothing terrifying in it. He is an upright man, and I doubt not but his end will be peace. We are ready to use the words of Job, and say, ' We shall seek him in the morning, but he shall not be.