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A Practical Improvement of Baptism

Attend, ye children of your God

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 62 hymnals

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1 Attend, ye children of your God,
Ye heirs of glory, hear;
Let accents so divine as these
Engage th' attentive ear: --

2 Baptis'd into your Saviour's death,
Your souls to sin must die;
With Christ your Lord ye live anew,
With Christ ascend on high.

3 Rise from these earthly trifles, rise,
On wings of faith and love;
In heav'n your choicest treasure lies,
And be your hearts above.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #385

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Attend, ye children of your God
Title: A Practical Improvement of Baptism
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d52

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #385

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #385

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #385

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of Christians #XX

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A Collection of original and select hymns and spiritual songs #VI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #526

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #526

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #526

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #526

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #526

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #526

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d23

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #470

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d39

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A Selection of Hymns #CDLXX

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Baptist Hymn Book #a811

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d33

General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d29

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #452

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #452

Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d39

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs (New ed.) #135

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #S2

Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d12

Hymns for the Use of the New Jerusalem Church #d22

Hymns Selected #d12

Hymns Selected from Dr. Watts, Dr. Doddridge and Various Other Writers #d11

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Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed. corr.) #19

Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d22

Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d23

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #B131

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Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #372

Supplement to Watts #d32

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #470

The American Seaman's Hymn Book #d19

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The Baptist Hymn Book #811

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d41

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The Boston Collection of Sacred and Devotional Hymns #38

The Christian Hymn Book #d51

The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d17

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d52

The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d22

The Christian Psalmist #d40

The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d25

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The Christian Psalmist #431

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The Latest Collection of Original and Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #216

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d27

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1188

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The Psalms and Hymns #26b

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d13

Village Hymns #d45

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #450

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #450

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #450

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