Jesus, our souls' delightful choice

Jesus, our souls' delightful choice

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 37 hymnals

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: Jesus, our souls' delightful choice
Author: Philip Doddridge

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Jesus, our souls' delightful choice. P. Doddridge. [Spiritual Conflict.] This hymn is No. 1 of the D. MSS., is in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, is headed "On the Struggle between Faith and Unbelief," and is dated "Sep. 7, 1735." J. Orton included it in his edition of Doddridge's (posthumous) Hymns, &c, 1755, No. 197; and J. D. Humphreys in his edition of the same, 1839, No. 220. It is in a few modern collections, including Spurgeon's 0ur Own Hymn Book, 1866.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d402
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #426Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #283Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #464Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns & Psalms: from the most approved authors: principally from Watts & Rippon: together with originals #156Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed (especially the former part) for the use of congregations as an appendix to Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymn #H.CXXXII
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: in two parts, part I. containing the hymns; part II. containing the songs...(3rd ed. corr. and enl. by author) #H.CXXXIIPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #203Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the use of social religious meetings, and for private devotions 2d ed. #88Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #219Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns....3d ed #d134
Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d75
Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d262
Church Hymn Book; consisting of hymns and psalms, original and selected. adapted to public worship and many other occasions. 2nd ed. #420Page Scan
Fulton Street Hymn Book, for the use of union prayer meetings, Sabbath schools and families #176Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #194Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship: collected from various authors #111Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #127Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #227Page Scan
Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CCXIXPage Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #527Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #286Page Scan
The Christian Harmonist: containing a set of tunes adapted to all the metres in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the collection of hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymns... #26Page Scan
The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #CCCXCIPage Scan
The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d321
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #S41Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #937Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy, of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #135Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #H353Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns: with the catechism, confession of faith and liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #135Page Scan
The Saint's Harp: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to prayer and social meetings, and seasons of revival (2nd ed., Rev. and Imp.) #123Page Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d430
The Southern Psalmist #d415
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d435
The Vocal Companion: containing a concise introduction to the practice of music, and a set of tunes of various metres, arranged progressively for the use of learners #70Page Scan
Waters' Choral Harp: a new and superior collection of choice hymns and tunes, mostly new, written and composed for Sunday schools, missionary, revival, and social meetings, and for church worship #93cPage Scan
Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d141



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