Favourite Hymns

OK, in an attempt to get us all to chill out (and to see how many people actually read this), a non controversial topic.

What’s your favourite hymn or worship song? Simply give us the name of the hymn and, if possible, stick in your comment the URL to a version on Youtube. The commenting system will then magically put the video in your comment and we can share your joy.

Carping and criticising other people’s choice is strictly forbidden. Let’s share the love!

My choice? Alleluia, Sing to Jesus – a combination of superb Christology and precise Sacramentology. Go Dix!

Posted in Hymn, Worship Tagged with: , , , , , ,
  • http://twitter.com/davidould David Ould

    Can I add another?

    The Day thou gavest Lord, is ended.

    • Tom Jones

      I agree. Evening hymns are particularly soothing to the spirit, as Guglilmo’s Resta Con Noi, Signore, La Sera well exemplifies.

    • James McLaren

      Works even better if you do it to the tune of The Internationale.

      Mind you, We rest on thee… works better to the tune of the Horst Wessel Lied, proving eloquently that God is above politics and has a nice sense of humour.

  • cerebusboy

    Can we have Jerusalem? Come on, it’s theological, da bomb, and even better than the UK’s more ‘official anthems’!

    • http://www.peter-ould.net Peter Ould

      I suspect you’re just not taking this seriously.

      • cerebusboy

        Come on, name ONE other name on this thread who’s ahead of William Blake in the artistic canon?

  • James McLaren

    Proper hymns, eh? Mine would be How shall I sing that majesty to Ken Naylor’s tune Coe Fen.

About Peter

  • Welcome to An Exercise in the Fundamentals of Orthodoxy, the leading UK site exploring issues of Christianity and sexual identity. To find out more about Peter click here
  • Want to join the other subscribers to Peter's RSS feed? Click here.
  • Want to get in touch with Peter? Click here


Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Anglican Cycle

Christ the King
Eternal Father, whose Son Jesus Christ ascended to the throne of heaven that he might rule over all things as Lord and King: keep the Church in the unity of the Spirit and in the bond of peace, and bring the whole created order to worship at his feet; who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

Recent Comments

Peter on Twitter

Two Final Things

Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
Peter Handke

No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
Kontakion of the Triumph of Orthodoxy