How will my heart endure

How will my heart endure

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 40 hymnals

Representative Text

1 How will my heart endure
The terrors of that day,
When earth and heaven before His face
Astonish'd shrink away?

2 But ere the trumpet shakes
The mansions of the dead,
Hark! from the Gospel's cheering sound
What joyful tidings spread.

3 Ye sinners, seek His grace,
Whose wrath ye cannot bear;
Fly to the shelter of His Cross,
And find salvation there.

4 So shall that curse remove,
By which the Saviour bled;
And the last awful day shall pour
His blessings on your head.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

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 >

Text Information

First Line: How will my heart endure
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

Tune

OLMUTZ


ST. BRIDE

Samuel Howard (b. London, England, 1710; d. London, 1782) composed ST. BRIDE as a setting for Psalm 130 in William Riley's London psalter, Parochial Harmony (1762). The melody originally began with "gathering" notes at the beginning of each phrase. The tune's title is a contraction of St. Bridget, t…

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Instances

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Advent Hymn Book #d43

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d222

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Conference Hymns #94

Familiar Hymns with Music, New and Old, a Companion #d27

Family Hymns #d115

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #482a

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #482b

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Hymnal #482

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Hymnal #482

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Hymns for Christian Melody #210

Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d107

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Millennial Harp #C76

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d349

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Revival Gems #54

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Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns #2

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Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship #306

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Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship #353

Select Hymns #d200

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Select Hymns #94

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #108

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #289

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #108

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #289

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The Christian Melodist #520

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #623

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #482

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The Harp #1039

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a1039

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The Hymnal #482a

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The Hymnal #482b

The Millennial Harp #d180

The Millennial Harp #d91

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #D290

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The Saint's Harp #13

Village Hymns #d242

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #32

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #32

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #32

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