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How Deep the Father's Love for Us

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Author: Stuart Townend

Stuart Townend (b. 1963) grew up in West Yorkshire, England, the youngest son of an Anglican vicar. He started learning piano at a young age, and began writing music at age 22. He has produced albums for Keith Routledge and Vinesong, among many others, and has also released eight solo albums to date. Some of his better-known songs include “How Deep the Father’s Love,” “The King of Love,” and “The Power of the Cross.” He continues to work closely with friends Keith and Kristyn Getty, and is currently a worship leader in Church of Christ the King in Brighton, where he lives with wife Caroline, and children Joseph, Emma and Eden. Laura de Jong Go to person page >



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Ancient and Modern #144

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #317

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #101

CCLI Top 100 #22

CCLI Top 100 #25

CCLI Top 100 #26

CCLI Top 100 #27

CCLI Top 100 #28

CCLI Top 100 #31

CCLI Top 100 #35

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #178

Christian Worship #523

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #224

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #549

Complete Mission Praise #988

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #549

One and All Rejoice #203

Praise y Adoración #286a

Psalms and Hymns to the Living God #340

Rejoice Hymns #106

Scripture Song Database #1522

Sing Glory #193

The Christian Life Hymnal #157

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #407a

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #407b

The Minter Lane Hymnal VI #46

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #351

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