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How Sure the Scriptures Are!

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Source: The Worshiping Church #312
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Paraphraser: Christopher M. Idle

Christopher Idle. Born at Bromley, Kent. 11 September 1938. Educated at Eltham College, after which he worked in an office, a shop and a hospital. Studied English at Saint Peter's College, Oxford (BA 1962) and Theology at Clifton Theological College, Bristol. Married Marjorie Rycroft, who was then nursing, in 1963; they have four married sons and (to date) seven grandchildren. Ordained 1965, serving Church of England parishes at Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria; Peckham, South East London; Poplar and Limehouse, East London; and North Hartismere, Suffolk, which comprised seven villages. He and Marjorie returned to Peckham in 1995; from then until 2003 he worked with local schools and churches (Anglican and Baptist), as well as writing and… Go to person page >

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First Line: How sure the Scriptures are!
Title: How Sure the Scriptures Are!
Paraphraser: Christopher M. Idle (1976)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © 1982 The Jubilate Group (admin. Hope Publishing Co.)

Tune

DARWALL

Composed by John Darwall (b. Haughton, Staffordshire, England, 1731; d. Walsall, Staffordshire, England, 1789), DARWALL'S 148TH was first published as a setting for Psalm 148 in Aaron William's New Universal Psalmodist (1770) with only soprano and bass parts. The harmonization dates from the ninete…

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CROFT'S 136TH


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Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #249Text
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #227
Singing the New Testament #216
The Worshiping Church #312TextPage Scan



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