Blest men, who stretch their willing hands

Blest men, who stretch their willing hands

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 12 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: Blest men, who stretch their willing hands
Author: Philip Doddridge

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Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d91

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #433

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #433

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #637

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #637

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #339

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1010

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