For the Healing of the Nations

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Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #289

Author: Fred Kaan

Fred Kaan Hymn writer. His hymns include both original work and translations. He sought to address issues of peace and justice. He was born in Haarlem in the Netherlands in July 1929. He was baptised in St Bavo Cathedral but his family did not attend church regularly. He lived through the Nazi occupation, saw three of his grandparents die of starvation, and witnessed his parents deep involvement in the resistance movement. They took in a number of refugees. He became a pacifist and began attending church in his teens. Having become interested in British Congregationalism (later to become the United Reformed Church) through a friendship, he was attended Western College in Bristol. He was ordained in 1955 at the Windsor Road Congregation… Go to person page >




Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed REGENT SQUARE for the Horatius Bonar (PHH 260) doxology "Glory be to God the Father." The tune was first published in the English Presbyterian Church's Psalms and Hymns for Divine Worship (1867), of which Smart was music editor. Because the text editor of that hymna…

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Instances (1 - 34 of 34)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #635TextFlexscore
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #198
Catholic Book of Worship III #503Flexscore
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #698TextPage Scan
Chalice Hymnal #668TextPage Scan
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #496
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #706TextPage Scan
Common Praise (1998) #576Page Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #427Page Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #186a
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #186b
Gather (3rd ed.) #803Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive #719TextPage Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #712
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #346Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #367
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #361
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #402
Hymns from the Four Winds: A Collection of Asian American Hymns #54
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #452
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #139
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #289TextFlexscore
Moravian Book of Worship #685Text
Sing and Rejoice!: new hymns for congregations #26
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #261
Singing the Faith #696
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #724
The New Century Hymnal #576TextPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal #428TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #678Text
Worship (3rd ed.) #643Page Scan
Worship (4th ed.) #798Flexscore
Worship and Rejoice #621TextScoreFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Worship Together #683
Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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