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Now be that sacrifice surveyed

Now be that sacrifice surveyed

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 13 hymnals

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1 Now be that sacrifice survey'd,
Which for our souls the Saviour made,
While love to sinners fir'd his heart,
And conquer'd all the killing smart.

2 Blest Jesus, while thy grace I sing,
What grateful tgribute shall I bring,
That earth and heav'n and all may see
My love to him, who died for me?

3 That off'ring, Lord, thy word hath taught;
Nor be thy new command forgot,
That, if their Master's death can move,
Thy servants should each other love.

4 When on the cross I fix mine eye,
Let ev'ry savage passion die;
And may I ever ready be
To serve, forgive, and love like thee.

Source: Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #142

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 >

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First Line: Now be that sacrifice surveyed
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #153

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #153

A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d226

Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d185

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #142

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