Deeds of Charity

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: High on a throne of light, O Lord
Title: Deeds of Charity
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Church Psalmody #H658

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Church Psalmody #658

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1034

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #658

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New Hymn and Tune book #91f

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New Hymn and Tune Book #91f

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #417b

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #546

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The Lyrica #457

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