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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

These three are the treasures

These three are the treasures

Author: Colin Hodgetts
Tune: SONG OF LAU TSU
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Source: Wonder, Love, and Praise: a supplement to the Hymnal 1982 #803
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Author: Colin Hodgetts

I was born in Jersey, Channel Islands, in 1940 and so spent four years under German occupation. Most of my schooling was at Elizabeth College, Guernsey.I played clarinet, piano and organ. At St. David’s College, Lampeter (BA), I held an organ exhibition. (1957-1960) At Ripon Hall, Oxford, I prepared for ordination in the Church of England. (1960-1961) I took a PGCE in RE and Music at the Institute of Education, London. (1964) I served my curacy at St. John-at-Hackney, East London. There I founded a youth drama group, assisted by Geoff and Chris Coward, with whom I wrote five plays which incorporated ‘folk’ music, dance and film slides. We performed in many London venues, including the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southwark Cathedral, St M… Go to person page >

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First Line: These three are the treasures
Author: Colin Hodgetts
Meter: 11.13.11.4
Language: English
Publication Date: 1997
Copyright: © 1983, Stainer and Bell Ltd., used by permission of Hope Publishing Company

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