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A Purple Robe, a Crown of Thorn

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Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #174

Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith

Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926) Educated at Pembroke College and Ridley Hall, Cambridge, Dudley-Smith has served the Church of England since his ordination in 1950. He has occupied a number of church posi­tions, including parish priest in the diocese of Southwark (1953-1962), archdeacon of Norwich (1973-1981), and bishop of Thetford, Norfolk, from 1981 until his retirement in 1992. He also edited a Christian magazine, Crusade, which was founded after Billy Graham's 1955 London crusade. Dudley-Smith began writing comic verse while a student at Cambridge; he did not begin to write hymns until the 1960s. Many of his several hundred hymn texts have been collected in Lift Every Heart: Collected Hymns 1961-1983 (1984), Songs of Deliverance: Thirt… Go to person page >

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A PURPLE ROBE


ST. MATTHEW (Croft)

ST. MATTHEW was published in the Supplement to the New Version of Psalms by Dr. Brady and Mr. Tate (1708), where it was set to Psalm 33 and noted as a new tune. The editor of the Supplement, William Croft (PHH 149), may be the composer of ST. MATTHEW. One of the longer British psalm tunes, it has a…

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SERENITY (Wallace)


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The Cyber Hymnal #5706
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Ancient and Modern #174

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #154

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #39

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #122

Sing Glory #379

The Covenant Hymnal #233

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The Cyber Hymnal #5706

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The Worshiping Church #217

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Worship and Rejoice #279

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