And will the majesty of heaven

And will the majesty of heaven

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 8 hymnals

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: And will the majesty of heaven
Author: Philip Doddridge

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And will the majesty of heaven? P. Doddridge. [Condescension.] This hymn on Ezek. xxxiv. 31, is in the "D. MSS." but undated. It was published by J. Orton in his edition of Doddridge's Hymns, &c, 1755, No. 144, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, with slight differences from the manuscript and with the manuscript title of “God, the Shepherd of Men," expanded to "God's Condescension in becoming the Shepherd of Men." It was also republished in J. D. Humphreys's edition of Doddridge, 1839. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d21
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #156Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele, and others (2nd ed.) #156Page Scan
A Selection of Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, from Watts, Doddridge, Merrick, Scott, Cowper, Barbauld, Steele ...compiled for the use of the Unitarian Church in Philadelphia #156Page Scan
The Philadelphia Hymn Book; or, a selection of sacred poetry, consisting of psalms and hymns from Watts...and others, adapted to public and private devotion #156Page Scan
The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #336Page Scan
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d25
The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #208Page Scan
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