Let Zion's watchmen all awake

Let Zion's watchmen all awake

Author: Philip Doddridge (1736)
Published in 258 hymnals

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1 Let Zion's watchmen all awake,
And take the alarm they give;
Now let them from the mouth of God
Their solemn charge receive.

2 'Tis not a cause of small import
The pastor's care demands;
but what might fill and angel's heart,
And filled a Savior's hands.

3 They watch for souls, for which the Lord
Did heavenly bliss forgo;
For souls, which must forever live
In raptures, or in woe.

4 All to the great tribunal haste,
Th' account to render there;
And should'st thou strictly mark our faults,
Lord, how should we appear?

5 May they that Jesus, whom they preach,
Their own Redeemer see;
And watch thou daily o'er their souls,
That they may watch for thee.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

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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A Collection of Evergreen Hymns, for All the People. New ed. #d80

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A Collection of Hymns #188

A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d332

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d243

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d484

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d485

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d483

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #258

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d207

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d198

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d292

A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d189

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #500

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #536

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #536

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #536

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #536

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #536

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #536

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #648

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d179

A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d166

A Selection of Hymns ... Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 1st ed #d155

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d130

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d189

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d191

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d104

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #297

Baptist Songs with Music #d113

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #197

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #306

Chapel Hymns #d301

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d514

Church Hymnal, Mennonite: a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 7th ed. #d290

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #735

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #518

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S98

Free Methodist Hymnal #d347

General Baptist Hymn Book #d286

Gospel Melodies: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d92

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d185

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #219

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d298

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #219

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #269

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #269

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #438

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #640

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d391

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #823

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #103

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #859

Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conference Meetings #d50

Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conferences. 2nd ed. #d45

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #719

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #719

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Hymns for Christian Melody #642

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Hymns for Church and Home #181

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #573

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #1005

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d274

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #206

Hymns of Calvary, a Choice Collection of Old and New Century Hymns and Songs #d129

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Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #196

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