Blest is the man who fears the Lord (Doddridge)

Blest is the man who fears the Lord (Doddridge)

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 16 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: Blest is the man who fears the Lord (Doddridge)
Author: Philip Doddridge
Publication Date: 1845
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #572

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #223

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #223

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #216

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #408

Church Music, a Collection of Hymn Tunes. #d17

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d44

Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d95

Sacred poetry #d67

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Sacred Poetry #aCXXVIII

Sacred Poetry #d66

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Sacred Poetry #CXXVIII

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d60

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The Christian Psalmist #351

The Christian Psalter #d69

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