Salvation Lord is thine

Salvation Lord is thine

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: SALISBURY (Holyoke)
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Salvation Lord is thine,
And all thy saints confess,
The royal robes in which they shine,
Were wroght by sov'reign grace.

Harmonia Americana, 1791

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: Salvation Lord is thine
Author: Philip Doddridge
Language: English
Publication Date: 1791
Copyright: Public Domain

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Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #32
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