How will my heart endure

How will my heart endure

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 39 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

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 >

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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Advent Hymn Book #d43

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d222

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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Hymns for Christian Melody #210

Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d107

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

Select Hymns #d200

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #520

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #482

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The Harp #1039

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The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #482a

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The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #482b

The Millennial Harp #d180

The Millennial Harp #d91

Village Hymns #d242

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