Because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.@Galatians 4:6

Philip Doddridge (1702-1751). Published posthumously in Hymns, Founded on Various Texts in the Holy Scriptures, by Job Orton (Shropshire, England: Joshua Eddowes & John Cotton, 1755), number 281: A filial temper the work of the Spirit, and proof of adoption.

Latimer, anonymous, in Book of Hymns and Tunes, edited by E. Thompson Baird & Charles C. Converse (Richmond, Virginia: Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 1874), page 186 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Philip Doddridge (1702-1751)

Sovereign of all the worlds on high,
Allow my humble claim;
Nor, while a worm would raise its head,
Disdain a father’s name.

My Father God! How sweet the sound!
How tender, and how dear!
Not all the melody of Heav’n
Could so delight the ear.

Come, sacred Spirit, seal the name
On mine expanding heart;
And show, that in Jehovah’s grace
I share a filial part.

Cheered by a signal so divine,
Unwavering I believe;
Thou know’st I Abba, Father, cry,
Nor can the sign deceive.

On wings of everlasting love
The Comforter is come;
All terrors at His voice disperse,
And endless pleasures bloom.