Ye humble souls that seek the Lord

Ye humble souls that seek the Lord

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 148 hymnals

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1 Ye humble souls that seek the Lord,
Chase all your fears away;
And bow with pleasure down to see
The place where Jesus lay,

2 Thus low the Lord of life was brought;
Such wonders love can do;
Thus cold in death, that bosom lay,
Which throbbed and bled for you.

3 A moment give a loose to grief,
Let grateful sorrows rise;
And wash the bloody stains away,
With torrents from your eyes

4 Then dry your tears, and tune your songs,
The Savior lives again;
Not all the gates and bars of death
The conqueror could detain.

5 High o'er the angelic bands he rears
His once dishonored head;
And though unnumbered years he reigns,
Who dwelt among the dead,

6 With joy, like his, shall every saint
His empty tomb survey;
Then rise, with his ascending Lord,
To realms of endless day.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1791

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: Ye humble souls that seek the Lord
Author: Philip Doddridge
Language: English

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