Eternal Source of life and thought

Eternal Source of life and thought

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 46 hymnals

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1 Eternal Source of life and thought!
Be all beneath thyself forgot,
While thee great Parent Mind we own,
In prostrate homage round thy throne.

2 While in themselves our souls survey
Of thee some faint reflected ray,
They, wond'ring, to their Father rise:
His pow'r, how vast! his thoughts, how wise!

3 O may we live before thy face
Th' obedient children of thy grace,
And thro' each path of duty move
With filial awe and filial love.

4 Call us away from flesh and sense;
Thy sov'reign hand can draw us thence;
We would obey the voice divine,
And all inferior joys resign.

Source: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LXXVI

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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Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d86

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #11

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #412

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #412

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #412

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LXXVI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #LXXVI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #XXVI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #448

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #19

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #19

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #75

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #76

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #75

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H8b

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #83

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d71

Grammar School Hymn Book #d49

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #44

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #51

Hymn Book for Sunday Schools #d34

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #74

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Hymns for Public Worship #42

Hymns for Social and Private Worship, Altered to a Devotional Form #d19

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #272

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d58

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d34

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d126

The Christian Hymn Book #d144

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d147

The Christian Psalter #d108

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The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #92

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #71

Universalist Hymn Book #d105

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #76

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #412

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #412

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #412

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #74

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