Aloud we sing the wondrous grace

Aloud we sing the wondrous grace

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 28 hymnals

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1 Aloud we sing the wondrous grace,
Christ to his murderers bare;
which made the tottering cross its throne,
And hung its trophies there.

2 "Father forgive," his mercy cried,
With his expiring breath,
And drew eternal blessings down
On those who wrought his death.

3 Jesus, this wondrous love we sing,
And whilst we sing admire;
Breathe on our souls and kindle there,
The same celestial fire.

4 Swayed by thy dear example, Lord,
For enemies we'll pray;
with love their hatred we'll reward
With blessings we'll repay.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

Author: Philip Doddridge

Doddridge, Philip, D.D., was born in London, June 26, 1702. His grandfather was one of the ministers under the Commonwealth, who were ejected in 1662. His father was a London oilman. He was offered by the Duchess of Bedford an University training for ordination in the Church of England, but declined it. He entered Mr. Jennings's non-conformist seminary at Kibworth instead; preached his first sermon at Hinckley, to which Mr. Jennings had removed his academy. In 1723 he was chosen pastor at Kibworth. In 1725 he changed his residence to Market Harborough, still ministering at Kibworth. The settled work of his life as a preceptor and divine began in 1729, with his appointment to the Castle Hill Meeting at Northampton, and continued till in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Aloud we sing the wondrous grace
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d8

A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship approved by the Presbytery of Charleston #d6

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #278

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d8

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d18

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d26

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Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #273

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The Gospel Psalmist #238

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors: to which are added a number never before published #CLII

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns: from the most approved authors: to which are added a number never before published (2nd ed.) #CLII

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #976

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