Ye weak inhabitants of clay

Ye weak inhabitants of clay

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 21 hymnals

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 weak inhabitants of clay
Author: Philip Doddridge
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Ye weak inhabitants of clay. P. Doddridge. [Greatness of God.] From his posthumous Hymns, &c, 1755, No. 97, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines. It is in the D. MSS., but undated.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #30

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #30

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #30

A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d386

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #XL

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #398

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #105

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #85

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #86

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #86

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #85

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #105

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #105

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #87

The Christian Psalter #d680

The Halifax Selection of Hymns #d509

The Universalist Hymn Book #d559

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #195

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