Eternal God, I bless thy name

Eternal God, I bless thy name

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 24 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: Eternal God, I bless thy name
Author: Philip Doddridge

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Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d240

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Church Psalmody #H685

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Church Psalmody #685

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Hymns for Schools #372

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d118

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #685

Melodies of the Church #d224

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d26

Sacred Melodies #d66

Sacred poetry #d94

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Sacred Poetry #aH.LVI

Sacred Poetry #d93

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Sacred Poetry #H.LVI

Select Hymns #d108

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Select Hymns #464

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CCCLXXI

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The Lyrica #478

The Universalist Hymn Book #d111

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #302

Union Hymns #d105

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