Blest Be the God of Israel

Blessed be the God of Israel, Who comes to set us free; He visits and redeems us

Author: Michael Perry
Published in 18 hymnals

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Source: Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #109

Author: Michael Perry

Initially studying mathematics and physics at Dulwich College, Michael A. Perry (b. Beckenham, Kent, England, 1942; d. England, 1996) was headed for a career in the sciences. However, after one year of study in physics at the University of London, he transferred to Oak Hill College to study theology. He also studied at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, and received a M.Phil. from the University of Southhampton in 1973. Ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1966, Perry served the parish of St. Helen's in Liverpool as a youth worker and evangelist. From 1972 to 1981 he was the vicar of Bitterne in Southhampton and from 1981 to 1989, rector of Eversley in Hampshire and chaplain at the Police Staff College. He then became vicar of Tonbridge in Ke… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blessed be the God of Israel, Who comes to set us free; He visits and redeems us
Title: Blest Be the God of Israel
Author: Michael Perry
Meter: D
Source: Song of Zechariah (para.)
Place of Origin: England
Language: English
Copyright: © 1973 The Jubilate Group (Admin. by Hope Publishing Company)



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