Self-examination

O thou great God, whose piercing eye

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 24 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 thou great God, whose piercing eye
Title: Self-examination
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

GERMANY (Gardiner)


HURSLEY

HURSLEY is a Protestant French Huguenot melody by an anonymous composer.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 24 of 24)

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d637

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d640

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d639

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #1005

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #648

Family and Social Melodies #d260

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #824

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d392

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #824

Hymns for Social Worship. 6th ed. #d182

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #648

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Hymns of the Spirit #432

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National Hymn and Tune Book #18

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New Hymn and Tune book #135f

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New Hymn and Tune Book #135f

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New Manual of Praise #66

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Oberlin social & sabbath school hymn book #66

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Sacred Songs for Social Worship #63

Supplement to Watts #d319

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d591

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The Heart and Voice #15c

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The Hymn Book of the African Methodist Episcopal Church #993

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #55

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The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #66

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