Isaac Watts Hymn Studies,  Jared Smith's Hymn Studies

Great God, How Infinite Art Thou

Some of the points covered in this sermon:

• The theme of this hymn is the transcendence of God
• Explaining what the transcendence of God means, by using the framework of sovereign grace as a backdrop
• Each stanza of the hymn highlights a different aspect of God’s transcendence
• Stanzas 1 and 6—God is incomparably glorious
• Stanza 2—God is self-existent
• Stanzas 3 and 4—God providentially governs the world according to His eternal decree
• Stanza 5—God is immutable

Isaac Watts (1674 –1748) was an English Congregational preacher, theologian and hymn writer.

Isaac Watts Hymn Studies