Awake my soul, to meet the day

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: Awake my soul, to meet the day
Author: Philip Doddridge

Notes

Awake, my soul, to meet the day. P. Doddridge. [Morning.] This hymn is in the “D. MSS." but undated. In 1755, it was published by J. Orton in Doddridge's Hymns, &c, No. 362, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines without alteration, .the title being, "A morning hymn, to be used at awaking and rising." It was republished in J. D. Humphreys's edition of the Hymns, 1839, No. 389. It is not in common use in Great Britain. In the American Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1878, stanzas i., ii., vi., vii., are given, somewhat altered, as No. 96.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Tune

MAITLAND (Allen)

PRECIOUS LORD, the tune Thomas Dorsey used for his most beloved hymn, "Precious Lord, take my hand", is an adaptation of MAITLAND. Sometimes Dorsey is shown as the composer, sometimes as the arranger or adapter of Allen's composition. MAITLAND is often attributed to Allen, but the earliest known sou…

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