Ezekiel's Vision of the Dry Bones

Look down, O Lord, with pitying eye

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 115 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Look down, O Lord, with pitying eye:
See Adam's race in ruin lie;
Sin spread its trophies o'er the ground,
And scatters slaughtered heaps around.

2 And can these mouldering corpses live?
And can these perished bones revive?
That, mighty God, to Thee is known;
That wondrous work is all Thine own.

Source: International Song Service: with Bright Gems from fifty authors, for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, missionary and young people's societies, prayer-meetings, etc. #207

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Look down, O Lord, with pitying eye
Title: Ezekiel's Vision of the Dry Bones
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #8198
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