Yes, there are joys that cannot die

Yes, there are joys that cannot die

Author: Philip Doddridge
Tune: BURLINGTON (Burrowes)
Published in 60 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Yes, there are joys that cannot die,
With God laid up in store;
Treasure, beyond the changing sky,
Brighter than golden ore.

2 The seeds which piety and love
Have scattered here below,
In the fair, fertile fields above,
To ample harvests grow.

3 The mite, my willing hands can give,
At Jesus' feet I lay;
Grace shall the humble gift receive,
And grace at large repay.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Yes, there are joys that cannot die
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #135

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A Selection of Hymns & Psalms #333

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #436

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A Selection of Hymns #237

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Baptist Chorals #133

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Baptist Hymn Book #a642

Cantica Laudis #d366

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Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns #350

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Church Poetry #163

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Church Psalmody #H636

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Church Psalmody #636

Gospel Hymns #d455

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #297

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #903

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #903

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Hymnal #297

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Hymnal #297

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Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention #116

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #662

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Hymns, Selected and Original #662

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Hymns #662

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Hymns #662

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Hymns #662

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Hymns #662

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #636

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d680

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Psalms and Hymns #706

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d615

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Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre #H116

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #506

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #498

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d497

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The Baptist Hymn Book #642

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The Baptist Praise Book #910

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The Baptist Psalmody #603

The Bay State Collection of Church Music #d226

The Boston One-Line Psalmist #d223

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The Christian's Duty #CCCL

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The Christians Duty, exhibited, in a series of Hymns #CCCL

The Church Hymn Book #d813

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #297

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The Hymnal #297

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The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book #H116

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The Lord's Songs #CXV

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The Psalmist #1160

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The Psalmist #1160

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1154

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The Sacred Lyre #426

The Songs of Zion #d214

The Songs of Zion #d213

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