Ye golden lamps of heaven, farewell

Ye golden lamps of heaven, farewell

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 141 hymnals

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1 Ye golden lamps of heav’n farewell,
With all your feeble light;
Farewell thou ever-changing moon,
Pale empress of the night,
Pale empress of the night.

2 And thou refulgent orb of day,
In brighter flames arrayed;
My soul, that springs beyond thy sphere,
No more demands thy aid,
No more demands thy aid.

3 Ye stars are but the shining dust
Of my divine abode,
The pavement of those heav’nly courts,
Where I shall see my God,
Where I shall see my God.

Source: Crowning Day No. 5 #65

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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