See human nature sunk in shame

See human nature sunk in shame

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 13 hymnals

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1 See human nature sunk in shame;
See scandals poured on Jesu's name;
The father wounded through the son;
The world abused, the soul undone.

2 See the short course of vain delight,
Closing in everlasting night;
In flames, that no abatement know,
Kindled by sin the source of woe.

3 My God, I feel the mournful scene;
My bowels yearn o'er dying men;
And fain new pity would reclaim,
And snatch the fire-brands from the flame.

4 But feeble my compassion proves,
And can but weep, where most it loves;
Thy own all-saving arm employ,
And turn these drops of grief to joy.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

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: See human nature sunk in shame
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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Evangelical Hymns: original and selected: designed for the use of families and private circles; for social prayer meetings, seasons of revival or oother occasions of special interest #59Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #271Page Scan
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Select Hymns #d387
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #224Page Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors to which are added, a number never before published. #103Page Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors: to which are added a number never before published #CIIITextPage Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns: from the most approved authors: to which are added a number never before published (2nd ed.) #CIIITextPage Scan
Village Hymns #d469
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #308Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #308Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #308Page Scan



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