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Hymn of the Week: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath

Today’s hymn of the week is Isaac Watts’ metrical adaptation of Psalm 146, the lectionary psalm for Ordinary 31B. First published in Psalms of David (1719) in six stanzas, the version  usually sung today is John Wesley’s revision, which omits … Continue reading

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Hymn of the week: O God, our help in ages past

Isaac Watts’ paraphrase of Psalm 90 is closely associated with Remembrance Sunday and will be sung at thousands of parades and church services this weekend. The hymn was first published in Watts’s Psalms of David (1719) under the title ‘Man … Continue reading

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Hymn of the week: Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

Last week was incredibly busy, with no chance for a day off and no time to update the blog.. Thank goodness today is a public holiday. This week’s hymn was my choice of opening hymn on Sunday at Caledonian Road … Continue reading

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