Ye heavens, with sounds of triumph ring

Ye heavens, with sounds of triumph ring

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: EDINBURGH (Holyoke)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Ye heav'ns with sounds of triumph ring,
Ye Angels burst into a sing;
Jesus descends victorious king,
And leads the shining train along.
Ye saints that sleep in dust, arise,
Let joy reanimate your clay;
Spring to your Saviour thro' the skies,
And round his throne your homage pay.

Harmonia Americana, 1791

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: Ye heavens, with sounds of triumph ring
Author: Philip Doddridge
Language: English


Ye heavens with sounds of triumph ring. P. Doddridge. [Christ Glorified.] From his posthumous Hymns, &c, 1755. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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