King of love – I will praise – Be still

Listen again to the hymn podcast from Songs of Hope today (2012 11 25). Included hymns in this podcast are :

  • The king of love – Jubilate Singers
  • I will praise him – Praise Gathering choir
  • Be still – Praise Gathering choir
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Abolitionist Sunday and William Wilberforce

This Sunday 25th November is marked as Abolitionist Sunday. Christians around the world affirm their opposition to slavery and people trafficing. These things still occur today on all kinds of forms. Listen to the story of William Wilberforce, who successfully opposed slavery and its economic drivers in the 19th century.

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All things bright – Praise my soul – Thine be

Songs of Hope hymns podcast from 2012 11 18:

  • All things bright and beautiful – Choir of Paisley Abbey
  • Praise my soul – Kings College Choir
  • Thine be the glory – All Souls Choir
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Horatio Spafford & the hymn “It is well with my soul”

Horatio_Spafford1-150x150Hymns are poetry set to music.  It is said that poets “suffer for their  art” but few know the level of tragedy that was experienced by Horatio Spafford the hymnist who gave us “It is well with my soul”.  The events that gave rise to the hymn and Spafford’s response to them exemplifies the comfort and assurance that comes via faith in Christ.  Hear the story (and the hymn) for yourself. Broadcast 2012 11 04 on Songs of Hope. Story narrated by Noel Greig.