Loud to the Prince of Heaven

Loud to the Prince of Heaven

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: ULM (Holyoke)
Published in 8 hymnals

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Loud to the prince of heav'n,
Your cheerful voices raise,
To him your vows be giv'n,
And fill his courts with praise.
With conscious worth,
And clad in arms,
All bright in charms
He sallies forth.

Harmonia Americana, 1791

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: Loud to the Prince of Heaven
Author: Philip Doddridge
Language: English


Loud to the Prince of heaven. P. Doddridge. [Christ Triumphant.] First published in J. Orton's edition of Doddridge's (posthumous) Hymns, &c, 1755, No. 41, in 5 stanzas of 8 lines, and headed "The Triumph of Christ in the cause of Truth, Meekness, and Kighteousness." It was also repeated in J. D. Humphreys's edition of the same, 1839, No. 52. In its original form it is found in a few collections, but its most popular form, and that which is in extensive use in Great Britain and America, begins with stanza ii., "Gird on Thy conquering sword." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d294
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d293
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #H.CLXIIIPage Scan
The Christian Psalter #d325
The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d285
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