The righteous Lord supremely great

The righteous Lord supremely great

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 41 hymnals

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1 The righteous Lord, supremely great,
Maintains his universal state;
O'er all the earth his pow'r extends,
All heav'n before his footstool bends.

2 Yet justice still with pow'r presides,
And mercy all his empire guides;
Such works are pleasing in his sight,
And such the men of his delight.

3 No more, ye wise, your wisdom boast;
No more, ye strong, your valor trust;
Nor let the rich survey their store,
Replete with heaps of shining ore.

4 Glory, my soul, in this alone,
That God, thy God, to thee is known;
That thou hast own'd his sov'reign sway,
That thou hast felt his cheering ray.

5 My wisdom, wealth, and pow'r I find
In one Jehovah all combin'd.
On him I fix my roving eyes,
Till all thy soul in rapture rise.

6 All else which I my treasure call,
May in one fatal moment fall:
But what his happiness can move,
Whom God the blessed deigns to love?

Source: A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #271

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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Author: Philip Doddridge



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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d724

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #271

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d307

Chapel Hymns #d534

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #81

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #81

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Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d195

Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d177

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Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d399

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d534

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #302

The Christian Hymn Book #d595

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d597

The Christian Lyre #d413

The Christian Psalter #d543

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #956

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d211

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #244

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