God, We Praise You!

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Source: Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #719
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Paraphraser: 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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Tune

NETTLETON

The authorship of this tune is not clear, with different editors attributing the tune to different composers (or not naming one at all). See the instances list above for the different attributions. From William J. Reynolds, Companion to Baptist Hymnal (1976): "Nettleton first appeared as a two-part…

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RUSTINGTON

C. Hubert H. Parry's (PHH 145) RUSTINGTON was first published in the Westminster Abbey Hymn Book (1897) as a setting for Benjamin Webb's "Praise the Rock of Our Salvation." The tune is named for the village in Sussex, England, where Parry lived for some years and where he died. This is such a distin…

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Timeline

Instances

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Ancient and Modern #402

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Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #209

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Christian Worship #277

Church Family Worship #536

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #696

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #120a

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #120b

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Common Praise (1998) #331

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Common Praise #450

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #42

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Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #719

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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #341

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #120a

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #120b

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Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #594

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Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #567

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One in Faith #838

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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #703

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RitualSong #676

Scripture Song Database #1265

Sing Glory #38

The Covenant Hymnal #18

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #204

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The Worshiping Church #39

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Together in Song #99

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Worship (3rd ed.) #535

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Worship (4th ed.) #599

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Worship and Rejoice #3

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Worship Supplement 2000 #798

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