Sunday, April 15, 2007

My ten favourite hymns

1. Here is love, vast as the ocean, William Rees (1802-83) 242
2. Immortal honours rest on Jesus' head, William Gadsby (1773-1844) 154
3. Speak I pray thee, gentle Jesus, William Williams (1717-91) 626
4. Lamb of God you now are seated, James George Deck (1802-84) 312
5. Love divine all loves excelling, Charles Wesley (1707-88) 653
6. Jesus shall reign where'er the son, Isaac Watts (1674-1748) 310
7. In Christ alone my hope is found, Stuart Townend (b. 1963) 647
8. Name of all majesty, Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926) 313
9. Object of my first desire, A. M. Toplady (1740-78) 660
10. Eternal Light! Eternal Light!, Thomas Binney (1798-1874) 8

Hymn numbers in bold from, Christian Hymns, 2004 edition, published by the Evangelical Movement of Wales.

5 comments:

Jonathan Hunt said...

I'll have to do this as well. I think you only have two of mine...

Exiled Preacher said...

That's what I like. Don't moan about what I've left out/put in. You've got a blog. Go and do your own list! ;-)

Steve Tinker said...

Not bad Welsh Boy. You have 5 of mine in there - not bad for a liberal Eh? Do I see a modern "Song" on the list!!!? Halellujah!

Exiled Preacher said...

Hi Steve,

Yes, that is a modern hymn you see. I'm no longer the grumpy Retro-Reformed young man you knew when I was in my 20s. I've moved on a bit since then. Well, I'm still as grumpy as ever, but I now like Townend's hymns. I suppose that's some improvement.

Robert Plant said...

Try "Oh to see the dawn" (The power of the cross) another one to suit retros like us