Since thou, the everlasting God

Since thou, the everlasting God

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Since thou, the everlasting God,
My father art become,
Our teacher,, guardian and our friend,
And heav'n my final home;

2 We welcome all thy sov'reign will,
For all that will is love;
And, when I know not what thou dost,
We wait the light above.

3 Thy mercy, in the darkest gloom,
Shall heav'nly rays impart;
And, when our eyelids close in death,
Shall warm our trembling heart.


Source: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XCII

Author: Philip Doddridge

Doddridge, Philip, D.D., was born in London, June 26, 1702. His grandfather was one of the ministers under the Commonwealth, who were ejected in 1662. His father was a London oilman. He was offered by the Duchess of Bedford an University training for ordination in the Church of England, but declined it. He entered Mr. Jennings's non-conformist seminary at Kibworth instead; preached his first sermon at Hinckley, to which Mr. Jennings had removed his academy. In 1723 he was chosen pastor at Kibworth. In 1725 he changed his residence to Market Harborough, still ministering at Kibworth. The settled work of his life as a preceptor and divine began in 1729, with his appointment to the Castle Hill Meeting at Northampton, and continued till in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Since thou, the everlasting God
Author: Philip Doddridge
Source: From "My God, the covenant of thy love"
Language: English

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