Heavenly Father, gracious name

Heavenly Father, gracious name

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 14 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: Heavenly Father, gracious name
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d141

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

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Church Choral-Book #408

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Church Harmonies #175

Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d22

Grammar School Hymn Book #d103

Hymns for Social and Private Worship, Altered to a Devotional Form #d62

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #418

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #418

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #626

Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #d23

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d253

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The Gospel Psalmist #639

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The School Hymn-Book #63

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