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Lord, Now Let Your Servant

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Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #397
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Paraphraser: J. E. Seddon

James E. Seddon (b. Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, 1915; d. London, England, 1983) received his musical training at the London College of Music and Trinity College in London and his theological training at the Bible Churchmen's Theological College (now Trinity College) in Bristol. He served various Anglican parishes in England from 1939 to 1945 as well as from 1967 to 1980. Seddon was a missionary in Morocco from 1945 to 1955 and the home secretary for the Bible Churchmen's Missionary Society from 1955 to 1967. Many of his thirty hymns are based on mission­ary themes; he wrote some in Arabic while he lived in Morocco. Seddon joined other Jubilate Group participants to produce Psalm Praise (1973) and Hymns for Today's Church (1982). Bert… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, now let your servant
Title: Lord, Now Let Your Servant
Paraphraser: J. E. Seddon (c. 1972)
Meter: 6.5.6.5
Source: Nunc Dimittis
Language: English
Copyright: Words © 1973 Hope Publishing Company

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