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Fred Pratt Green

Fred Pratt Green
Short Name: Fred Pratt Green
Full Name: Green, Fred Pratt, 1903-2000
Birth Year: 1903
Death Year: 2000

The name of the Rev. F. Pratt Green is one of the best-known of the contemporary school of hymnwriters in the British Isles. His name and writings appear in practically every new hymnal and "hymn supplement" wherever English is spoken and sung. And now they are appearing in American hymnals, poetry magazines, and anthologies.

Mr. Green was born in Liverpool, England, in 1903. Ordained in the British Methodist ministry, he has been pastor and district superintendent in Brighton and York, and now served in Norwich. There he continued to write new hymns "that fill the gap between the hymns of the first part of this century and the 'far-out' compositions that have crowded into some churches in the last decade or more."

--Seven New Hymns of Hope , 1971. Used by permission.

Wikipedia Biography

The Reverend Fred Pratt Green CBE (2 September 1903 – 22 October 2000) was a British Methodist minister and hymnwriter. Born in Roby, Lancashire, England, he began his ministry in the Filey circuit. He was ordained as a Methodist minister in 1928 and served circuits in the north and south of England until 1969. During his career as a minister he wrote numerous plays and hymns. It was not until he retired, however, that he began writing prolifically. Hymnal indexes vary in alphabetizing him under 'G' or 'P'.

Texts by Fred Pratt Green (101)sort descendingAsInstances
[A Hundred Years! How Small A Part]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
A man had been robbed of all he hadFred Pratt Green (Author)3
[A tree there grew in Eden's glade]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
After darkness, lightFred Pratt Green, 1903-2000 (Author)2
All is ready for the Feast!Frederick Pratt Green (1903-2000) (Author)3
All my hope is firmly grounded In the great and living LordFred Pratt Green (Translator)3
All my hope on God is foundedFred Pratt Green (Translator (st. 3))1
All who worship God in JesusFred Pratt Green (Author)1
An upper room did our Lord prepareFred Pratt Green (Author)17
At the Name of Jesus Every knee shall bow (Noel)Fred Pratt Green (Author (B))1
Blest be the King whose comingFred Pratt Green (Translator)2
Break forth, O beauteous heavenly lightFred Pratt Green (Translator (stanzas 2-3))6
By gracious powers so wonderfully shelteredFred Pratt Green, b. 1903 (Translator)16
Christ is the world's light, Christ and none otherFred Pratt Green (Author)24
Christus, das Licht der WeltF. Pratt Green (Author)2
[Come Quickly, Lord! They Prayed]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
Come, sing a song of harvestFred Pratt Green (Author)3
Cuando al Jordán fue CristoFred Pratt Green (Author)3
Deus, por amor, criou pra nósFred Pratt Green (Author)2
For the fruits of His creationFred Pratt Green (Author)57
Glorious the day when Christ was bornF. Pratt Green, b. 1903 (Author)6
God in his love for us lent us this planetFred Pratt Green (Author)15
God is here! As we your peopleFred Pratt Green, b. 1903 (Author)36
God is our song, and every singer blestFred Pratt Green (Author)3
[God Saw That It Was Good]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
God triumphs for he is righteousF. Pratt Green (b. 1903) (Translator)2
Great our joy as now we gatherFred Pratt Green (1903- ) (Author)2
He healed the darkness of my mindFred Pratt Green (Author)8
Here, Master, in this quiet placeFred Pratt Green (Author)3
How blest are they who trust in ChristFred Pratt Green (Author)13
[How can we sing our songs of faith]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
How clear is our vocation, LordFred Pratt Green (Author)16
[How Many Servants of the Lord]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
How rich, at EastertideFred Pratt Green (Translator)2
How sacred is this place!Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
How wonderful this world of thineFred Pratt Green (Author)1
[In that Land Which We Call Holy]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
It is God who holds the nations in the hollow of his handFred Pratt Green (Author)6
It shocked them that the master did not fastFred Pratt Green, b. 1903 (Author)2
[Jesus, I Know You Came]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
Jesus in the olive groveFred Pratt Green, 1903-2000 (Author)2
Les prophètes, en leur tempsFred Pratt Green (De l'anglais)2
Let every Christian prayFred Pratt Green (Author)10
Life has many rhythms, every heart its beatF . Pratt Green (b. 1903) (Author)2
Little children*, welcome!Fred Pratt Green (Author)4
Long ago, prophets knewFred Pratt Green (Author)13
[Lord, I Repent My Sin]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
Lord, in our lonely hoursFred Pratt Green (Author)3
Lord Jesus, once a childFred Pratt Green (Author)6
Lord, we come to ask your blessingFred Pratt Green (Author)3
Lord, we have come at your own invitationFred Pratt Green (Author)7
Love is the greatest of the threeFrederick Pratt Green (Author)3
[Love It Is Unites Us]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
Loving Lord, as now we gatherFred Pratt Green (Author)2
Mi corazón está sangrando (This heart of mine is in deep anguishFred Pratt Green, 1903-2000 (Translator)2
[Nicodemus Comes By Night]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
Now it is evening: Lights of the cityFred Pratt Green, b. 1903 (Author)15
Now let us all, in hymns of praiseFred Pratt Green (Author)3
Now praise the hidden God of loveFred Pratt Green (Author)5
Now shall the Church, this time of celebrationFred Pratt Green (Author)3
O Christ, the healer, we have comeFred Pratt Green (Author)32
O Master, let me walk with TheeFred Pratt Green (Author (B))1
O round as the world is the orange you give us!Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
O Savior, in this quiet placeFred Pratt Green (Author)5
O sing a song of Bethlehem Of shepherds watching thereFred Pratt Green (Author (B))1
Of all the Spirit's gifts to meFred Pratt Green (Author)10
[One Woman None Could Heal]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
Our forebears lived by faithFred Pratt Green (Author)2
Pray for the Church, afflicted and oppresedFred Pratt Green (Author)5
Rejoice in God's saints, today and all daysFred Pratt Green, b. 1930 (Author)16
Rest in peace, earth's journey endedFred Pratt Green (Author)7
Seek the Lord who now is presentFred Pratt Green (Author)4
[She stood, her guilt laid bare]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
[She Went Alone to Jacob's Well]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
Sing, one and all, a song of celebrationF. Pratt Green (b. 1903) (Author)2
The church of Christ in every ageFred Pratt Green (Author)26
The first day of the weekFred Pratt Green (Author)5
The God who sent the prophetsFred Pratt Green (Author)2
The grace of life is theirsFred Pratt Green (Author)8
This is the threefold truthFred Pratt Green, 1903-2000 (Author)15
This Joyful Eastertide, What need is there for grievingF. Pratt Green (Author)3
[This vision of peace]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
Though I speak with tongues of men and angelsFred Pratt Green (1903- ) (Author)2
To mock your reign, O dearest LordFred Pratt Green (Author)12
[Two Brothers Come to Blows]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
[We Cannot Live On Bread Alone]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
[We look into your heavens and see]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
We would rejoice again, and yet againF. Pratt Green (Author)2
What Adam's disobedience costFred Pratt Green (Author)3
[What Shall Our Greeting Be?]Fred Pratt Green (Author)4
[When father Abraham went out]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
When in our music God is glorifiedFred Pratt Green (Author)63
When Jesus came preaching the Kingdom of GodFred Pratt Green, b. 1903 (Author)4
When Jesus came to JordanFred Pratt Green, b. 1903 (Author)17
When our confidence is shakenFred Pratt Green (Author)7
When the church of JesusFred Pratt Green, 1903-2000 (Author)17
Where Christ is, his Church is thereFred Pratt Green, 1903-2000 (Author)2
Where love is, God abidesFred Pratt Green (Author)2
Where Temple offerings are madeFred Pratt Green, b. 1903 (Author)2
[Who was the first to strike a spark?]Fred Pratt Green (Author)2
Whom shall I send? our Maker criesFred Pratt Green (Author)5

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