Father divine, the Savior cried

Father divine, the Savior cried

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 46 hymnals

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“Father divine!” the Saviour cried,
While horrors pressed on every side,
And prostrate on the ground he lay,
“Remove this bitter cup away.

“But if these pangs must still be borne,
Or helpless man be left forlorn,
I bow my soul before thy throne,
And say,—Thy will, not mine, be done!”

Thus our submissive souls would bow,
And, taught by Jesus, lie as low;
Our hearts, and not our lips alone,
Would say,—Thy will, not ours, be done!



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #130

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: Father divine, the Savior cried
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #130

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #130

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #133

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #133

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #83

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #230

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #230

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #230

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #230

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #230

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #230

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

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #271

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #238

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #238

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #238

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #267

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #279

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a279

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #138

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #138

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #241

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #241

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #181

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #117

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Hymns, Selected and Original #117

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Hymns #117

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Hymns #117

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Hymns #117

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Hymns #117

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d188

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Psalms and Hymns #111

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Sacred Poetry #92

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d214

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The Christian Psalmist #109

The Christian Psalter #d119

The Halifax Selection of Hymns #d112

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The Harp #266

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a266

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #412

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