Jesus, we own thy saving power

Jesus, we own thy saving power

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: CROWLE
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Jesus, we own Thy saving power,
And Thy victorious hand;
Hell’s legions tremble at Thy feet,
And fly at Thy command.

2 O’er souls, by passion’s uproar filled
With anarchy unknown,
The nobler powers, restored by Thee,
Ascend their peaceful throne.

3 No more they rend their clothing off,
No more their wounds repeat;
But gentle and composed they wait
Attentive at Thy feet.

4 O’er thousands more, where Satan rules,
May we such triumphs see;
And be their rescued souls and ours
Devoted, Lord, to Thee.


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10662

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 >

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First Line: Jesus, we own thy saving power
Author: Philip Doddridge

Notes

Jesus, we own Thy saving power. P. Doddridge. [Power of Jesus.] Appeared in his posthumous Hymns, 1755, No. 204, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines and headed "The recovered Daemonjack, an Emblem of a converted Sinner, Luke viii. 35." Repeated in J. D. Humphreys's edition of Doddridge's Hymns, 1839, No. 227.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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