Great God, we to thy honor raise

Great God, we to thy honor raise

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 9 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 God, we to thy honor raise
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #465

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Baptist Hymn Book #a538

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The Baptist Hymn Book #538

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The Vestry Singing Book #126

Village Hymns #d188

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #325

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #325

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #325

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