Behold that wise, that perfect law

Behold that wise, that perfect law

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

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First Line: Behold that wise, that perfect law
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d36

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #631

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #198

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #198

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #198

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Christian Hymns #91

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Church Harmonies #509

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d31

Hymns for Children and Young Persons. First Am. from the London ed. #d15

Hymns for Children and Young Persons. First Am. from the London ed. #d16

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d20

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d50

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d59

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Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #49

The Universalist Hymn Book #d54

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #319

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