The Enjoyment of Heaven

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1 Thine earthly Sabbaths, Lord, we love,
But there's a nobler rest above;
To that our longing souls aspire,
With ardent pangs of strong desire.

2 No more fatigue, no more distress,
Nor sin nor hell shall reach the place;
No groans to mingle with the songs
Which warble from immortal tongues.

3 No rude alarms of raging foes;
No cares to break our long repose;
No midnight shade, no clouded sun,
Obscures the lustre of thy throne.

4 Around thy throne, grant we may meet,
And give us but the lowest seat;
We'll shout thy praise, and join the songs
Of the triumphant, holy throng.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

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: Thine earthly Sabbaths, Lord we love
Title: The Enjoyment of Heaven
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d154

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d444

A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d256

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d839

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d845

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d846

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #324

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d520

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #555

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A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #149

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A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #7

A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #33

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #44

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d180

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #577

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #577a

Annotations upon Popular Hymns #5

Baptist Songs with Music #d196

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #594

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d893

Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d299

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #75

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Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #75

Chapel Hymns #d559

Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d149

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Christian Praise: a manual of worship for public, social and private devotion #7

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Christian Praise: hymns and tunes for public worship #43

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Christian Praise: hymns and tunes for the use of the Baptist churches #43

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d908

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #575

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #575

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Church Chorals and Choir Studies #44

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Church Chorals and Choir Studies #57

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d509

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1021

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #25

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #495

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H454

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #454

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs for ... Religious Assemblies and Private Christians ... 9th ed. #d153

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the Use of Religious Assemblies and Private Christians. 8th ed. #d150

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Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #384

Evangelical Musick: or, The Sacred Minstrel and Sacred Harp United #d96

Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d256

Family Hymns #d241

Gems for the Prayer Meeting #d64

General Baptist Hymn Book #d470

Gesangbuch fuer Deutsche Sonntagsschulen #d197

Gospel Hymn and Tune Book #d365

Happy Voices #d204

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #264

Hymn Book for the Army and Navy #d72

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d524

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #264

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Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #577

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d758

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #72

Hymns and Poetry for the Young #d128

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #81

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #81

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs (New ed.) #83

Hymns and Tunes for Home Worship #d218

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Hymns for All Christians #H90

Hymns for Children and Young Persons. First Am. from the London ed. #d131

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