Awake, my soul, to meet the day. P. Doddridge. [Morning.] This hymn is in the “D. MSS." but undated. In 1755, it was published by J. Orton in Doddridge's Hymns, &c, No. 362, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines without alteration, .the title being, "A morning hymn, to be used at awaking and rising." It was republished in J. D. Humphreys's edition of the Hymns, 1839, No. 389. It is not in common use in Great Britain. In the American Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1878, stanzas i., ii., vi., vii., are given, somewhat altered, as No. 96.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)