Powerful in Making Us Wise

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 >

Tune

LIEBSTER IMMANUEL


YVONNE

Norman L. Warren (PHH 15), a clergyman in Leamington Spa, England, composed YVONNE in 1972 for this text. Text and tune were published together in Psalm Praise (1973). The tune is named in honor of Warren's wife. With its stepwise motion and strong rhythmic patterns, YVONNE is easily singable. Sing…

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Hymns and Psalms #479

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #252a

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #252b

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #252c

Sing Glory #228

Singing the Faith #160

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The Worshiping Church #305

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