Tag Archives: Hymn

White Lent: Now quit your care

Lent is often a time of paradox. On Ash Wednesday we hear the words of Jesus Christ calling us not to be like hypocrites who “disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting” then we mark our foreheads with … Continue reading

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O Jesus I have promised

Continuing our occasional series on hymns and and hymn tunes Dr Noel Preston suggests a tune for ‘O Jesus I have Promised.’ This wonderful hymn of commitment and dedication was written by The Revd John Ernest Bode (1816-74) for the … Continue reading

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Ours the cross, the grave, the skies

Dr Noel Preston continues his series of hymns for the current church season. (See an earlier entry here). Here Noel chooses a hymn for Eastertide, and offers his own choice of tune for the hymn. One of Charles Wesley’s finest … Continue reading

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The Double Agony

For an occasional series for our blog we’ve asked Dr Noel Preston, our assistant organist, to write about a hymn of his choice suitable for the current season of the church’s year. We begin with Noel’s choice for Passiontide:┬áPraise to … Continue reading

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