We have come a long way since the 1700s when the argument was over HOW to sing the Psalms. Now the question si SHOULD we sing the songs.
Isaac Watts was considered a HERETIC by many for his christianizing of the Psalms, adding Christ back into them.
Many of his English colleagues couldn’t recognize his translations.
Three examples of his “heresy” …
“Joy to the World” Psalm 98, “Jesus Shall Reign Where’er the Sun” Psalm 72, and ”O God Our Help in Ages Past” Psalm 90.
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