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Jesus, I sing thy matchless grace

Jesus, I sing thy matchless grace

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: BRIDGTON
Published in 44 hymnals

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: Jesus, I sing thy matchless grace
Author: Philip Doddridge

Notes

Jesus, I sing Thy matchless grace. P. Doddridge. [Jesus, the Head of the Church.] This hymn begins in the Doddridge Manuscript, "Jesus, I own Thy matchless grace." It is entitled "Christ our Head” and is undated. It was given with the first line as above in J. Orton's posthumous edition of Doddridge's Hymns, 1755, No. 290, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and the title changed to :Christ the Head of the Church,” and again in J. D. Humphreys's edition of the same, 1839. The 1755 text is that in common use. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 44 of 44)
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A Selection of Hymns & Psalms #128

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CIV

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d310

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CIV

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CXXX

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d285

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #172

The American Seaman's Hymn Book #d115

Supplement to Watts #d217

The Choice #H72

The Baptist Harmony #d191

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The Lyrica #120

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Hymns for Christian Melody #126

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #890

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #118

The Baptist Harmony #d192

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The Baptist Hymn Book #127

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d151

A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d392

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #261

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The Baptist Psalmody #199

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The Choice #H72

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The Baptist Hymn Book #326

The Southern Psalmist #d405

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The Gospel Psalmist #229

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Pocket Hymns #108

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d414

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d424

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d218

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book #217

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d265

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #210

A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d271

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #96

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #113

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d208

The Good Old Songs #d285

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