We ask for donations here just twice a year, and this is one of those times. So, before you hit the "close" button on this box, would you consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Last month, our Hymnary website had almost 1 million visitors from around the world: people like you who love hymns. To serve our users well takes money, and we have limited sources of revenue. This fund drive is one such source.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below. From the entire Hymnary.org team, our grateful thanks.

Lord, in thy service I would spend

Lord, in thy service I would spend

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 11 hymnals

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: Lord, in thy service I would spend
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
Page Scan

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #583

Page Scan

Church Harmonies #921

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d367

Sacred poetry #d272

Page Scan

Sacred Poetry #aH.CLV

Sacred Poetry #d271

Page Scan

Sacred Poetry #H.CLV

Page Scan

The Gospel Psalmist #644

Page Scan

The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #530

Page Scan

The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #530

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.