Thou, Lord, through every changing scene

Thou, Lord, through every changing scene

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 57 hymnals

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1 Thou, Lord, through ev'ry changing scene,
Hast to thy saints a refuge been:
Through ev'ry age, eternal God,
Their pleasing home, their safe abode.

2 Lo, we are ris'n, a feeble race,
Awhile to fill our father's place:
Our helpless state with pity view,
And let us share their refuge too.

3 Through all the thorny paths we trace
In this uncertain wilderness,
When friends desert, and foes invade,
Revive our heart and guard our head.

4 So, when this pilgrimage is o'er,
And we shall dwell in flesh no more,
To thee our sep'rate souls shall come,
And find in thee a surer home.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #471

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: Thou, Lord, through every changing scene
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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Thou, Lord, through every changing scene. P. Doddridge. [God, the Dwelling-place of His People.] This is No. 21 in the Dodderidge manuscript, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines is headed "God the Dwelling-place of His people thro' all generations” from Ps. xc. 1, and dated May 30, 1736. It was given in J. Orton's posthumous edition of Doddridge's Hymns, &c, 1755, No. 51; and again with slight differences in J. D. Humphreys's edition of the same, 1839. It has passed into several modern hymnals. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d760

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #308

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #169

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #169

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #169

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #169

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #169

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #169

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #CXLVIII

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #CXLVIII

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #P.XCc

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #183

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #140

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #140

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #343

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #343

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #58

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #259

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #268

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #268

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #259

Chapel Hymns #d569

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1039

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H575

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #575

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d727

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #673

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #202

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #153

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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #65

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #137

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Hymns of the Church Universal #376

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Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #575

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d137

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H618

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d417

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #610

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d359

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d354

The Christian Psalter #d569

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #111

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d444

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