Great Father of our feeble race

Great Father of our feeble race

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 11 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: Great Father of our feeble race
Author: Philip Doddridge

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #300

General Baptist Hymn Book #d167

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #369

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a369

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d244

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The Baptist Praise Book #522

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The Baptist Psalmody #251

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #103

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The Psalmist #373

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The Psalmist #373

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The Psalmody #309

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