Come and See the Shining Hope that Christ's Apostle Saw

Come and see the shining hope that Christ's apostle saw

Author: Christopher M. Idle
Published in 7 hymnals

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Source: Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #188

Author: Christopher M. Idle

Christopher Martin Idle (b. Bromley, Kent, England, 1938) was educated at Elthan College, St. Peter's College, Oxford, and Clifton Theological College in Bristol, and was ordained in the Church of England. He served churches in Barrow-in-­Furness, Cumbria; London; and Oakley, Suffolk; and recently returned to London, where he is involved in various hymnal projects. A prolific author of articles on the Christian's public responsibilities, Idle has also published The Lion Book of Favorite Hymns (1980) and at least one hundred of his own hymns and biblical paraphrases. Some of his texts first appeared in hymnals published by the Jubilate Group, with which he is associated. He was also editor of Anglican Praise (1987). In 1998 Hope Publishing… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come and see the shining hope that Christ's apostle saw
Title: Come and See the Shining Hope that Christ's Apostle Saw
Author: Christopher M. Idle
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Amen, he comes! to bring his own reward!
Copyright: © Christopher Idle / Jubilate Group



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Ancient and Modern #28

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #119

Church Family Worship #578

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #110

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Complete Mission Praise #86


Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #188

Sing Glory #454

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