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Prayer for Quickening Grace

O Sun of righteousness divine

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 19 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 >

Text Information

First Line: O Sun of righteousness divine
Title: Prayer for Quickening Grace
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 19 of 19)
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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #4

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Evangelical Musick #143b

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Hymns for Christian Melody #579

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Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #139

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Hymns of Worship #508

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d608

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #370

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d359

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Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #268

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The Hymn Book of the African Methodist Episcopal Church #937

Village Hymns #d393

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #299

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #299

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #299

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