Lord, let thy goodness lead our land

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1 Lord, let Thy goodness lead our land,
Still saved by Thine almighty hand,
The tribute of its love to bring
To Thee our Savior and our King.

2 Let ev'ry sacred temple raise
Triumphant songs of holy praise;
Let ev'ry heart and ev'ry home
A temple, Lord, to Thee become.

3 Still be it our supreme delight
to walk as in Thy glorious sight;
Still in Thy precepts and Thy fear,
Till life's last hour, to persevere.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #159

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: Lord, let thy goodness lead our land
Author: Philip Doddridge

Notes

Lord, let Thy goodness lead our land. On p. 1578, i., this hymn is said to be taken from P. Doddridge's hymn, No. 369, in his Hymns, 1755. This is an error. It is from his "Salvation doth to God belong," p. 1589, i. 11.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Tune

ROTHWELL


TRURO

TRURO is an anonymous tune, first published in Thomas Williams's Psalmodia Evangelica, (second vol., 1789) as a setting for Isaac Watts' "Now to the Lord a noble song." Virtually nothing is known about this eighteenth-century British editor of the two-volume Psalmodia Evangelica, a collection of thr…

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American Lutheran Hymnal #502
Baptist Chorals: a tune and hymn book designed to promote general congregational singing; containing one hundred and sixty four tunes adapted to about four hundred choice hymns #38Page Scan
Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #541TextPage Scan
Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #558TextPage Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d623
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H656Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #656Page Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #159TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #159TextPage Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d450
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #971Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #971Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #656Page Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d591
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #726Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S411Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #75Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d246
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #437Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #892Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #315.892Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #892Page Scan
The Baptist Hymnal, for Use in the Church and Home #697Page Scan
The Baptist Hymnal. Shaped notes ed. #d346
The Baptist Praise Book #1267Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1108Page Scan
The Boston One-Line Psalmist: embracing Day and Beal's New Musical Notation #d87
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #1307Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #944Page Scan
The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #456Page Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #340Page Scan
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #5Page Scan
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d356
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #1006Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #1006Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d477
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d500
The Sunday School Hymnal: a Collection of Music for Sunday and Week-day Schools #d124
The Vestry Hymn Book #d274



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