John Newton
Scottish Pipes play the beautiful hymn, with the story of how it was written.
Charles Wesley
The classic Charles Wesley hymn And Can it be That I should Gain from Songs of Praise broadcast Sun 21 Oct 2007.
Charles Grant (British East India Company)
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Norman Lacy
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Mike Breen (pastor)
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Timothy Dudley-Smith
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N. T. Wright
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Hannah More
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Denis Alexander
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Rico Tice
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Charles Simeon
Charles Simeon (24 September 1759 – 13 November 1836), was an English evangelical clergyman.
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Thomas Scott (commentator)
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J. I. Packer
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Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna
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Graham Dow
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John Newton
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Wallace Benn
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Peter Akinola
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Christopher Smart's asylum confinement
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Christopher Smart
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John Stott
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Hugh M‘Neile
Hugh Boyd M‘Neile (18 July 1795 – 28 January 1879) was a well-connected and controversial Irish-born Calvinist Anglican of Scottish descent.Fiercely anti-Tractarian and anti-Roman Catholic (and,...
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Charles Bridges
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Worship Central
The Reverend Tim Hughes (born 23 July 1978) is a British worship leader and singer-songwriter. He is Director of Worship at Holy Trinity Brompton, an Anglican church in central London, and heads up Wo...
Michael Saward
Michael John Saward (14 May 1932 – 31 January 2015) was a British Anglican priest, author and hymnist. He was a member of the General Synod of the Church of England from 1975 to 1995 and was Canon Tre...
E. J. H. Nash
Eric John Hewitson Nash, popularly known by the nickname "Bash" (1898–1982), was an Evangelical Church of England cleric. His work of Christian evangelism and camp ministry in the top thirty public sc...
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Tim Hughes
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