Jesus, our souls' delightful choice

Jesus, our souls' delightful choice

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 37 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 >

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First Line: Jesus, our souls' delightful choice
Author: Philip Doddridge

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Jesus, our souls' delightful choice. P. Doddridge. [Spiritual Conflict.] This hymn is No. 1 of the D. MSS., is in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, is headed "On the Struggle between Faith and Unbelief," and is dated "Sep. 7, 1735." J. Orton included it in his edition of Doddridge's (posthumous) Hymns, &c, 1755, No. 197; and J. D. Humphreys in his edition of the same, 1839, No. 220. It is in a few modern collections, including Spurgeon's 0ur Own Hymn Book, 1866. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d402

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #426

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A Selection of Hymns for the use of social religious meetings, and for private devotions 2d ed. #88

A Selection of Hymns....3d ed #d134

Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d75

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d262

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #194

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Hymns for Social Worship: collected from various authors #111

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Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #127

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #286

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d321

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #S41

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #937

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d430

The Southern Psalmist #d415

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d435

Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d141

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