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The Love of Christ Who Died For Me

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Source: Christian Worship: supplement #749
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Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith

Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926) Educated at Pembroke College and Ridley Hall, Cambridge, Dudley-Smith has served the Church of England since his ordination in 1950. He has occupied a number of church posi­tions, including parish priest in the diocese of Southwark (1953-1962), archdeacon of Norwich (1973-1981), and bishop of Thetford, Norfolk, from 1981 until his retirement in 1992. He also edited a Christian magazine, Crusade, which was founded after Billy Graham's 1955 London crusade. Dudley-Smith began writing comic verse while a student at Cambridge; he did not begin to write hymns until the 1960s. Many of his several hundred hymn texts have been collected in Lift Every Heart: Collected Hymns 1961-1983 (1984), Songs of Deliverance: Thirt… Go to person page >

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First Line: The love of Christ who died for me
Title: The Love of Christ Who Died For Me
Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Text USA © 1991 Hope Publishing Company; Text world outside USA © 1989 Timothy Dudley-Smith

Tune

RESIGNATION (Southern Harmony)


AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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[The love of Christ who died for me] (Burt)


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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #268

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Christian Worship #749

Complete Mission Praise #662

Rejoice in God #20

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