O happy Christian, who can trust

O happy Christian, who can trust

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 4 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 trust
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #292

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #417

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a417

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Hymns for Public Worship #473

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