How firm the saint's foundation stands

How firm the saint's foundation stands

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 12 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: How firm the saint's foundation stands
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #20

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #188

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d189

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The Harp #92

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a92

The Imperial Harmony #d99

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book #18

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The Psalmist #174

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The Psalmist #174

The Southern Psalmist #d321

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d334

The Victory #d142

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