Savior divine, we know Thy name

Savior divine, we know Thy name

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 33 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: Savior divine, we know Thy name
Author: Philip Doddridge

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Saviour divine, we know Thy name . P. Doddridge. [Justification.] First published in Job Orton's posthumous edition of Doddridge's Hymns, &c, 1755, No. 132, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed "Christ, the Lord our Righteousness." Also in J. D. Humphreys's edition of the same, 1839, No. 150. It is in common use sometimes in an abridged form, and also forms part of a cento in Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872, No. 417, where stanza i. is the first stanza of this hymn, and st. ii.-v. are st. iii.-vi. of I. Watts's "Lord, we confess our numerous faults,” from his Hymns and Spiritual Songs , 1709, Book. i., No. 111.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d135

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d263

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #127

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CXVII

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CXVII

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #194

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Baptist Hymn Book #a147

Gospel Hymns #d465

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Hymns of Worship #176

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New Select Hymns #76

Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d164

Prison Hymn Book #d293

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Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #322

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The Baptist Hymn Book #313

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The Baptist Hymn Book #147

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The Baptist Psalmody #207

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The Christian Psalmist #185

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The Lexington Collection #72

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The Lyrica #125

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #679

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #679

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #912

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The Psalms and Hymns #23c

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The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #685

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