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The Enjoyment of Heaven

Representative Text

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 >

Text Information

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 #149

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #76

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #73

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

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #895

A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #33

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A Selection of Hymns & Psalms #267

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #352

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #44

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

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #577

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #577a

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American Psalmody #127

Annotations upon Popular Hymns #5

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Baptist Chorals #77

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 #d299

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Carmina Sacra #69a

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

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Carmina Sanctorum #75

Chapel Hymns #d559

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Choice Hymns #235

Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d149

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Christian Praise #7

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Christian Praise #43

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Christian Praise #43

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

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Church Book #575

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Church Book #575

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Church Choral-Book #91

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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 Melodies #459

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Church music #XXXVI

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

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Church Poetry #147a

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Church Psalmist #495

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Church Psalmist #495

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Church Psalmist #495

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Church Psalmody #H454

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Church Psalmody #454

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David's Harp #91

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

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Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #21

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Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #XVIII

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #d150

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Dyer's Psalmist #60

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Evangelical Hymns #384

Evangelical Musick #d96

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Evangelical Musick #151

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Every Sabbath #138b

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

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Hymns and Chants #211

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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