Sing to him in whom creation
Sing to him in whom creation. Michael Edward Hewlett* (1916-2000).
This hymn was written for Pentecost as a processional hymn, which accounts for its length (six 6-line stanzas). It was first published in English Praise (1975) entitled ‘For a Processional’. Designed to be sung to the tune WESTMINSTER ABBEY, it refers to the work of the Holy Spirit in various settings, from the first act of creation in stanza 1, through the life of Christ and the events of Pentecost (stanza 4) to the final stanza’s doxology. It is found in HP and NEH. In some books, such as the American Lutheran LBW, the first line is altered to ‘Praise the Spirit in Creation’, presumably to avoid the ‘him’ of the original...
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