Ye heavens, with sounds of triumph ring

Ye heavens, with sounds of triumph ring

Author: Philip Doddridge
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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.

Source: Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #41

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Ye heavens, with sounds of triumph ring
Author: Philip Doddridge
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

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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The Cyber Hymnal #12578
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Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #41
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