Heaven has confirmed the great decree

Heaven has confirmed the great decree

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 70 hymnals

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1 Heaven has confirmed the great decree,
That Adam's race mus die:
One general ruin sweeps them down,
And low in dust they lie.

2 Ye living men, the tomb survey,
Where you must quickly dwell;
Hark how the awful summons sounds
In every funeral knell!

3 Once you must die, and once for all;
The solemn purport weigh;
For know, that heaven or hell depends
On that important day.

4 Those eyes, so long in darkness veiled,
Must wake the Judge to see,
And every word, and every thought
Must pass his scrutiny.

5 O may I in the Judge behold
My Savior and my Friend,
And far beyond the reach of death,
With all his saints ascend.

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: Heaven has confirmed the great decree
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #629

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #401

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #469

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d119

A Collection of Sacred Hymns, Adapted to the Faith and Views of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #d45

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #216

A Selection of Hymns #d116

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Designed for the Use of the Pious #d60

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d236

Chapel Hymns #d216

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d345

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d403

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H605

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #605

General Baptist Hymn Book #d195

Hymns and Spiritual Songs with Choruses Affixed; as Usually Sung at Camp-Meetings. 24th ed. #d52

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Hymns for Christian Melody #855

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d173

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Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #605

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New Select Hymns: designed to accompany Watts' Psalms & Hymns #237

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d304

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H472

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #657

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S296

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Sacred Poetry #308

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Seamen's Hymns #653

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d244

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Select Hymns: the third part of Christian Psalmody; with directions for musical expression (Stereotype ed.) #221

Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d51

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Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #653

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #275

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #842

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1179

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d139

The Halifax Selection of Hymns: intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d184

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

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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.) #CCCLIV

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The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #425

The Pocket Selection of Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Churches and Religious Assemblies in the U. S. lst ed. #d104

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #1082

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #1082

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1086

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1283

The Saints' Harp #d350

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