David Mowbray (b. 1938) was born in Wallington, Surrey, England. He attended Dulwich College, Fitzwilliam, Cambridge where he read English. He gained an MA at Trinity in Bristol and a BD at London (External). Ordained in the Church of England, he was a curate at St. Giles in Northampton and at St. Mary's in Walford. Appointed Vicar of Broxborne, Herts in 1970 in 1984, he became Vicar of All Saints, Hertfordshire. In 1991 he became Vicar of St. Matthew's Darley Abbey, Derby, where he serves to this day. He has been writing hymns since 1977 and most of his texts are represented by Jubilate Hymns. Three of his hymn texts have been included in Hope's new hymnal Worship & Rejoice (2001).
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DIVINUM MYSTERIUM is a plainsong, or chant, associated with the “Divinum mysterium” text in manuscripts dating from the twelfth to fifteenth centuries. The tune was published in triple meter in Theodoricis Petri's Piae Cantiones (1582). Some hymnals retain the dance-like triple meter, while othe…
Display Title: We believe in God AlmightyFirst Line: We believe in God AlmightyTune Title: CORDE NATUSAuthor: David Mowbray (born 1938)Meter: 8 7 8 7 8 7 7Date: 1987Subject: God | Holy Trinity; Credal Hymns | ; The Creation | ; Pentecost | The Holy Spirit; Trinity Sunday | The Trinity
Display Title: We Believe in God AlmightyFirst Line: We believe in God AlmightyTune Title: DIVINUM MYSTERIUMAuthor: David MowbrayMeter: 184.108.40.206.8.7.7.Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:4-5; John 16:13-14; Genesis 1:1; Mark 1:15; Mark 16:19; Revelation 3:21Date: 1990Subject: Faith, Confession of |
Display Title: We Believe in God AlmightyFirst Line: We believe in God AlmightyTune Title: DIVINUM MYSTERIUMAuthor: David Mowbray, 1938-Meter: 220.127.116.11.8.7.7.Scripture: John 16:13-14; John 1:1-3; Revelation 3:21; Mark 16:19; 2 Peter 1:21; Mark 1:15; 1 Corinthians 15:4-5; Genesis 1:1Date: 2008Subject: Affirmation of Faith | ; Service Music | Creed