Israel, Thy Tribute Bring

Israel, thy tribute bring to God's victorious name

Author: Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751
Tune: FANEUIL HALL
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Israel, thy tribute bring to God’s victorious name;
The song of Moses sing, of Moses and the Lamb:
Improve his lays; the theme exceeds
And nobler deeds demand our praise.

2 The prince of hell arose with impious rage and pride,
And ’midst our numerous foes, our feeble power defied;
I will o’ertake, and I destroy,
My hand with joy shall force thee back.

3 Thy hand, almighty Lord, Thy trembling Israel saves;
Thine unresisted Word eivides the threatening waves:
Thy hosts pass o’er; the foe o’erthrown
Sinks like a stone to rise no more.

4 Our triumphs we prepare, and cheerful anthems raise;
Jehovah’s arm made bare demands immortal praise;
And while we sing, ye shores, proclaim
His wondrous name; ye deserts, sing.

5 Thro’ all the wilderness Thy presence, Lord, shall lead;
And bring us to the place Thy sovereign love decreed;
Those blissful plains, where all around
Hosannas sound, and transport reigns.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11329

Author: Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751

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 >

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First Line: Israel, thy tribute bring to God's victorious name
Title: Israel, Thy Tribute Bring
Author: Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751
Meter: 12.12.8.8
Source: Published posthumously in Hymns, Founded on Various Texts in the Holy Scriptures by Job Orton (Shropshire, England: Joshua Eddowes & John Cotton, 1755)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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