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Maker of all things, mighty Lord

Maker of all things, mighty Lord

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: LANESBORO
Published in 12 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Maker of all things, mighty Lord!
We own Thy pow'r divine;
The winds and waves obey Thy Word,
The winds and waves obey Thy Word,
For all their strength is Thine.

2 Wide as the wintry tempests sweep,
They work Thy sovereign will;
Thy voice is heard upon the deep,
And all its waves are still.

3 When dangers threat in every form,
And death itself is near;
O God, amid the raging storm,
We're safe beneath Thy care.

4 With cheerful hope on Thee we stay,
To rescue from the grave;
Thou, whom the elements obey,
In Christ art near to save.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #168

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: Maker of all things, mighty Lord
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #49

Include 11 pre-1979 instances
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