Hear, gracious Sovereign, from thy throne

Hear, gracious Sovereign, from thy throne

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 34 hymnals

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1 Hear, gracious sovereign, from thy throne,
And send thy various blessings down:
While by thine Israel thou art sought,
Oh hear the prayer thy word hath taught.

2 Come, sacred spirit, from above,
And fill the coldest heart with love;
soften to flesh the rugged stone,
And let thy godlike power be known.

3 Speak thou, and from the haughtiest eyes
shall floods of pious sorrow rise;
While all their glowing souls are borne
To seek that grace, which now they scorn.

4 O let a holy flock await
Numerous around thy temple-gate,
Each pressing on with zeal to be
A living sacrifice to thee.

5 In answer to our fervent cries,
Give us to see thy church arise;
Or, if that blessing seem too great,
Give us to mourn its low estate.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

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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First Line: Hear, gracious Sovereign, from thy throne
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d279

A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d139

A Collection of Hymns, Original and Select, for the Use of Small Assemblies and Private Christians #d37

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d117

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #XXXVIII

Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d54

Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d125

Songs of the Spirit #d176

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #819

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #283.819

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The Baptist Hymn Book #819

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #264

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #549

The Christian Lyre #d133

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #195

The Halifax Selection of Hymns: intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d182

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The Harp #539

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors: to which are added a number never before published #CIV

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns: from the most approved authors: to which are added a number never before published (2nd ed.) #CIV

The National Baptist Hymn Book #d202

The National Baptist Hymn Book: a collection of old meter songs (Worded ed.) #ad202

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #928

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The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #124

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #239

The Village Hymn book #d97

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