Eternal Source of light and grace

Eternal Source of light and grace

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 8 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 Source of light and grace
Author: Philip Doddridge

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Evangelical Musick #70b

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d177

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #143

The Southern Psalmist #d187

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d194

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