To thee, O God, when creatures fail

To thee, O God, when creatures fail

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 24 hymnals

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

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First Line: To thee, O God, when creatures fail
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #962

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship #d335

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #A25

Appendix to Mennonite Hymn Book #d57

Chapel Hymns #d596

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d757

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #637

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #637

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1084

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Hymns of Worship #314

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New Hymn and Tune book #73g

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New Hymn and Tune Book #73g

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H629

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d826

The Choice #H353

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The Choice #H353

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The Heart and Voice #151b

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #269

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The Tribute of Praise #269

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The Tribute of Praise #269

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