God of our fathers, by Whose hand

God of our fathers, by Whose hand

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 61 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 God of our fathers, by Whose hand
Thy people still are blest,
Be with us through our pilgrimage;
Conduct us to our rest.

2 Through each perplexing path of life
Our wandering footsteps guide;
Give us each day our daily bread,
And raiment fit provide.

3 O spread Thy sheltering wings around,
Till all our wanderings cease,
And at our Father's loved abode
Our souls arrive in peace.

4 Such blessings from Thy gracious hand
Our humble prayers implore;
And Thou, the Lord, shalt be our God,
And portion evermore.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

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 >

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First Line: God of our fathers, by Whose hand
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Book of Hymns and Tunes #26

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #68

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #68

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #123

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #408

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #408

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #408

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #408

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #408

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #408

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A Collection of Sacred Song #24(H202)

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A Collection of Sacred Song #24(H202)

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Church Choral-Book #213

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Church Harmonies #75

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d316

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Church Psalmody #H577

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Church Psalmody #577

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Gloria Deo #466

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #536

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #39

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #326

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Hymnal #326

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Hymnal #326

Hymns and Poetry for the Young #d38

Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School, the Congregation and the Home #d58

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Hymns for Schools #218

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d102

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #170

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Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention #202

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Hymns of the Spirit #96

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Hymns Recommended for use in the Reformed Episcopal Church #175

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #577

Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d57

Melodies of the Church #d295

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National Hymn and Tune Book #321

One Hundred Non-Sectarian Hymns for Use in Church and Home. 10 vols. in 1 #d27

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Pilgrim Songs for the Sunday School #226

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d35

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Psalms and Hymns #611

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Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre #H202

Templi Carmina #d77

The Children's Church #d49

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The Christian Psalmist #280

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #326

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The Church Hymnal #223

The College Hymn and Tune Book #d40

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The Congregational Hymn Book #945

The Friends' Hymnal #d173

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The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #a466

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The Hymnal #326

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The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book #H202

The Missionary Tune Book #d24

The Olive Branch #d42

The Psaltery #d80

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The Sabbath School Melodist #50

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The Sunday School Chant and Tune Book #114

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The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #28

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