O happy Christian, who can boast

O happy Christian, who can boast

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 14 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 >

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First Line: O happy Christian, who can boast
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #332

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #332

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #332

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #332

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #332

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #332

Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d111

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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #286

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #359

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The Christian Melodist #173

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The Christian Psalmist #318

The Christian Psalter #d397

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The Psalmist #766

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The Psalmist #766

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