J. E. Seddon

Short Name: J. E. Seddon
Full Name: Seddon, J. E. (James Edward), 1915-1983
Birth Year: 1915
Death Year: 1983

James E. Seddon (b. Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, 1915; d. London, England, 1983) received his musical training at the London College of Music and Trinity College in London and his theological training at the Bible Churchmen's Theological College (now Trinity College) in Bristol. He served various Anglican parishes in England from 1939 to 1945 as well as from 1967 to 1980. Seddon was a missionary in Morocco from 1945 to 1955 and the home secretary for the Bible Churchmen's Missionary Society from 1955 to 1967. Many of his thirty hymns are based on mission­ary themes; he wrote some in Arabic while he lived in Morocco. Seddon joined other Jubilate Group participants to produce Psalm Praise (1973) and Hymns for Today's Church (1982).

Bert Polman


Texts by J. E. Seddon (16)AsAuthority Languagessort descendingInstances
Father God in heaven, Lord most highJ. E. Seddon (1915-1983) (Adapter)3
Here, Lord, we come to youJ. E. Seddon (1915-1983) (Author)1
How good a thing it isJ. E. Seddon (1915-1983) (Author)6
Listen to my prayer, LordJ. E. Seddon (Author)4
One holy apostolic churchJ. E. Seddon (1915-1983) (Author)1
Church of God, elect and gloriousJames E. Seddon, 1915-83 (Author)English19
Go forth and tell! O Church of God, awake!James Seddon (1915-1983) (Author)English12
I worship you, O LORDJames Edward Seddon, 1915-1983 (Author)English6
Jesus the Lord of love and lifeJ. E. Seddon (Author)English4
Let us praise God together, let us praiseJames E. Seddon (Author)English6
Lord, now let your servantJ. E. Seddon (1915-1983) (Adapter)English5
LORD, who are they that may dwellJames E. Seddon (Versifier)English3
Tell all the world of JesusJames Edward Seddon, 1915-1983 (Author)English5
Thank you, O Lord, of earth and heavenJ. E. Seddon (Alterer)English3
The Spirit came as promisedJames Edward Seddon, 1915-1983 (Author)English4
To him we come – Jesus Christ our LordJames E Seddon, 1915-83 (Author)English3
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