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He Lives in Us, the Christ of God

Author: Michael A. Perry

Initially studying mathematics and physics at Dulwich College, Michael A. Perry (b. Beckenham, Kent, England, 1942; d. England, 1996) was headed for a career in the sciences. However, after one year of study in physics at the University of London, he transferred to Oak Hill College to study theology. He also studied at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, and received a M.Phil. from the University of Southhampton in 1973. Ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1966, Perry served the parish of St. Helen's in Liverpool as a youth worker and evangelist. From 1972 to 1981 he was the vicar of Bitterne in Southhampton and from 1981 to 1989, rector of Eversley in Hampshire and chaplain at the Police Staff College. He then became vicar of Tonbridge in Ke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: [He Lives in Us, the Christ of God]
Title: He Lives in Us, the Christ of God
Author: Michael A. Perry
Source: Hymns for Today's Church Second Edition (Hope Publishing Company, 1987)
Language: English

Tune

SOUTHWELL (Irons)


KINGSFOLD

Thought by some scholars to date back to the Middle Ages, KINGSFOLD is a folk tune set to a variety of texts in England and Ireland. The tune was published in English Country Songs [sic: English County Songs] (1893), an anthology compiled by Lucy E. Broadwood and J. A. Fuller Maitland. After having…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #457a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #457b

Scripture Song Database #1369

Scripture Song Database #1370

Sing Glory #173

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