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Why should our mourning thoughts delight

Why should our mourning thoughts delight

Author: John Rippon
Published in 24 hymnals

Full Text

1 Why should our mourning thoughts delight,
To grovel in the dust?
Or why should streams of tears unite,
Around th' expiring just?

2 Did not the Lord our Saviour die,
And triumph o'er the grave?
Did not our Lord ascend on high,
And prove his power to save?

3 Doth not the sacred Spirit come,
And dwell in all the saints?
And should the temples of his grace,
Resound with long complaints?

4 Awake, my soul, and like the sun,
Burst thro' each sable cloud;
And thou, my voice, tho' broke with sighs,
Tune forth thy songs aloud.

5 The spirit rais'd my Saviour up,
When he had bled for me;
And spite his deat and hell shall raise
Thy pious friends and thee.

Source: A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #CCXXXI

Author: John Rippon

Rippon, John, D.D., was born at Tiverton, Devon, April 29, 1751, and was educated for the ministry at the Baptist College, Bristol. In 1773 he became Pastor of the Baptist church in Carter Lane, Tooley Street (afterwards removed to New Park Street), London, and over this church he continued to preside until his death, on Dec. 17, 1836. The degree of D.D. was conferred on him in 1792 by the Baptist College, Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Rippon was one of the most popular and influential Dissenting ministers of his time. From 1790 to 1802 he issued the Baptist Annual Register, a periodical containing an account of the most important events in the history of the Baptist Denomination in Great Britain and America during that period, and very val… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Why should our mourning thoughts delight
Author: John Rippon
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 24 of 24)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d373
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d557
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed (especially the former part) for the use of congregations as an appendix to Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymn #H.CCCCXIVPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: in two parts, part I. containing the hymns; part II. containing the songs...(3rd ed. corr. and enl. by author) #H.CCCCXIVPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #568Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #CCXXXITextPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association (4th ed.) #231Page Scan
Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d629
Church Hymn Book; consisting of hymns and psalms, original and selected. adapted to public worship and many other occasions. 2nd ed. #300Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #540Page Scan
Hymns Selected #d244
Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d244
Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #DLXVIIIPage Scan
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d488
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d476
The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d634
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #1259Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #846Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #716Page Scan
The Good Old Songs #d654
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d664
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1135Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1286Page Scan
The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d268
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