Search ResultsHistory of Hymns: “Creating God, Your Fingers Trace” Michael Hawn discusses the hymn "Creating God, Your Fingers Trace” by Jeffrey Rowthorn. The stanzas begin with "Creating God," "Sustaining God," "Redeeming God," and “Indwelling God.” The 188.8.131.52 meter can be used with several tunes. Hymn: Great God, The Power, The Force Behind Creation This hymn was composed in 2007, and is appropriate for any time that uses themes of social justice, prejudice, war and peace, hatred, and Christ the King. It is set to the tune, INTERCESSOR. Hymn: Great God Of All Creation (Ellacombe) This hymn was composed in 2006, and is suitable for harvest celebration, Rogation, creation, Earth Day, or general use. It is set to the tune, ELLACOMBE. Hymn: God Is Dying With The Children This hymn was composed in 2006 at the height of the tragic bombing and resulting death and devastation in Israel and Lebanon in the summer of 2006. It is set to the tune, RESTORATION. God is using me as a messenger for gun safety In the face of gun violence, this article suggests pastors help congregations understand ways that we could live and not walk in fear and be the people that God called us to be. Hymn: God’s Aim Is Love for All Who Live This hymn was composed in 2011 and is set to the tune, AMAZING GRACE. It focuses on themes of God's love, the worth of each person, and the unity of the human race. God and Guinness This article describes how John Wesley’s theology of social ministry inspired the Guinness brewery family to transcend boundaries between the sacred and the profane. History of Hymns: “Wash, O God, Our Sons and Daughters” Kristen Hanna offers background and commentary on the contemporary baptism hymn by Ruth C. Duck (b. 1947): “Wash, O God, Our Sons and Daughters.” God, Guns, and Guts What’s the solution to the firearms dilemma for a pastor in gun-loving Texas? This article suggests visiting and listening to see how isolated and fearful people are, and offer a chance to connect them to community. Full Text Hymns on God To God Be the GloryPD
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See more hymns... History of Hymns: “God the Spirit, Guide and Guardian” This offers background and commentary on Carl P. Daw Jr.'s hymn: "God the Spirit, Guide and Guardian." This 1989 hymn is a response to God’s call to a consecrated life. History of Hymns: “Breath of God, Breath of Peace” This offers background and commentary on Adam Tice's 2004 hymn: “Breath of God, Breath of Peace.” Based on Genesis 2:7, it evokes an image of a God who continually restores and inspires lives. Hymn: Great God Of All Creation (Aurelia) This hymn was composed in 2006, and is suitable for harvest celebration, rogatoi, creation, Earth Day, or general use. It is set to the tune, AURELIA. Hymn: Best Of All Is God Is With Us This hymn was composed in 2003, for use on a Sunday near Aldersgate Day (May 24) or the anniversary of John Wesley's death (June 17). The text isset to the Restoration tune, an early American hymn. Hymn: Confession Is Communion With God This hymn was composed in 2009, and moves from conversation with God to transformation. It is set to the tune, SURSUM CORDA. History of Hymns: “We Are God’s People” This offers background and commentary on the Bryan Jeffery Leech (1931-2015) hymn, “We Are God’s People.” Using the tune SYMPHONY, the hymn focuses the church as God's people, God's loved ones, the body, and the temple.