When gloomy shades my soul o'erspread

When gloomy shades my soul o'erspread

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: ROCKINGHAM (Mason)
Published in 5 hymnals

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: When gloomy shades my soul o'erspread
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d938
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d945
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d945
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #175Page Scan
Wesleyan Hymn and Tune Book: Comprising the Entire Collection of Hymns in the Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #30bPage Scan
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