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Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926)
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 >
Display Title: Be present, Spirit of the LordFirst Line: Be present, Spirit of the LordTune Title: REPTONAuthor: Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926)Meter: 86 886 extendedScripture: 1 Kings 3:9; Isaiah 11:1-2; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11Date: 2013Subject: Church Year | Pentecost; Discipleship | ; God | Will of; Holy Spirit | gifts of; Holy Spirit | Invocation of; Pentecost and the Work of the Holy Spirit | ; Proper 21 | Year B; Renewal | ; Wisdom |
Display Title: Be Present, Spirit of the LordFirst Line: Be present, Spirit of the LordTune Title: REPTONAuthor: Timothy Dudley-Smith, b. 1926Meter: 8 6 88 66Date: 2016Subject: Holy Spirit | ; Pentecost |