Ye subjects of the Lord, proclaim The royal honors of his name

Ye subjects of the Lord, proclaim The royal honors of his name

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: HELMSTON
Published in 16 hymnals

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Ye subjects of the Lord, proclaim
The royal honors of his name,
Jehovah reigns be all your song;
'Tis he, thy God, O Zion reigns,
Prepare thy most harmonious strains,
Glad Hallelujahs to prolong.

Harmonia Americana, 1791

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: Ye subjects of the Lord, proclaim The royal honors of his name
Author: Philip Doddridge
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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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 #42
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Instances

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #73

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #73

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #73

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #135

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints #20

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #135

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #135

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Harmonia Americana #42

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #83

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #83

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #314

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #314

The Christian Psalter #d678

The Universalist Hymn Book #d557

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #203

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