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HAZELNUT

Composer: Iain D. Cunningham

I am a Church of Scotland Minister, ordained in 1979, currently minister of Kirkton Church, Carluke. I was born in Port Glasgow but moved to Lanarkshire when I was 11 years old. Having been a pupil at Hamilton Academy, from 1966 to 1972, I studied English and Drama at Glasgow University before receiving a call to ministry. I remained at Glasgow University to complete a BD degree and was ordained by Ayr Presbytery in 1979. I have served as a Parish Minister, first of all at Duntocher Trinity Church, from 1980 to 1987 and then from 1987 to the present day at Kirkton Church Carluke. I have also served on several central church councils and committees, most recently as Convener of the Church of Scotland's World Mission Council, from 2014-2018.… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HAZELNUT
Composer: Iain D. Cunningham
Meter: 8.6.8.6.6.6.6.8
Incipit: 15555 53231 61231
Key: F Major
Source: Church Hymnary, Fourth Edition, 2005, arr.
Copyright: Arrangement © Church Hymnary Trust

Texts

A small thing like a hazelnut

A small thing like a hazelnut
lay in my open hand,
and God disclosed three truths to me
that I might understand:
God made it, God loves it,
and God will always care;
God made it, God loves it,
and God will always care for it.

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #142

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #142

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