Lord, You Sometimes Speak in Wonders

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Source: Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #606
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Author: 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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First Line: Lord, you sometimes speak in wonders
Title: Lord, You Sometimes Speak in Wonders
Author: Christopher M. Idle
Meter: 8.7.8.7.10
Language: English
Copyright: © Christopher Idle / Jubilate Hymns (Admin. Hope Publishing Co.)

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STUTTGART was included in Psalmodia Sacra (1715), one of the most significant hymnals of the early sixteenth century [sic: eighteenth century]. Christian F. Witt (b. Altenburg, Germany, e. 1660; d. Altenburg, 1716) was an editor and compiler of that collection; about 100 (of the 774) tunes in that c…

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #606

Hymnal #594

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #606

Scripture Song Database #2227

Singing the Faith #158

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