The Ministry of Jesus

  • Father in heaven, grant to your children (StF 4)

    Father in heaven grant to your children

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  • God with us: Creator, Father (StF 8)

    God with us: Creator, Father

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  • A new commandment I give unto you (StF 242)

    A new commandment I give unto you

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  • A rich young man came seeking (StF 243)

    A rich young man came seeking

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  • Blest are the pure in heart (StF 244)

    Blest are the pure in heart

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  • Blest are they, the poor in spirit (StF 245)

    Blest are they, the poor in spirit

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  • He came to earth in poverty (StF 246)

    He came to earth in poverty

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  • I danced in the morning when the world was begun (StF 247)

    I danced in the morning when the world was begun

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  • I heard the voice of Jesus say (StF 248)

    I heard the voice of Jesus say

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  • Jesu, Jesu, fill us with your love (StF 249)

    Jesu, Jesu, fill us with your love

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  • Jesus calls us! O'er the tumult (StF 250)

    Jesus calls us! O'er the tumult

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  • Jesus Christ is waiting (StF 251)

    Jesus Christ is waiting

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  • Jesus the Lord said: 'I am the Bread' (StF 252)

    Jesus the Lord said: 'I am the Bread'

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  • Love inspired the anger (StF 253)

    Love inspired the anger

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  • Seek ye first the kingdom of God (StF 254)

    Seek ye first the kingdom of God

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  • The kingdom of God is justice and joy (StF 255)

    The kingdom of God is justice and joy

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  • When I needed a neighbour, were you there? (StF 256)

    When I needed a neighbour, were you there?

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  • Would you walk by on the other side (StF 257)

    Would you walk by on the other side

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  • You are the vine (StF 258)

    You are the Vine, we are the branches

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  • Come, wounded Healer, your sufferings reveal (StF 271i)

    Come, wounded healer, your sufferings reveal

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  • Jesus the carpenter, hanging on Calvary (StF 275)

    Jesus the carpenter, hanging on Calvary

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  • In a byre near Bethlehem (StF 324)

    In a byre near Bethlehem

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  • A man, despised and laughed to scorn (website only)

    An unflinching take on the crucifixion, asking hard questions

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  • Beatitude (Blessed are the poor in Spirit) (website only)

    “Beatitude” by Kimberley Rayson New on 24 September 2018 - setting of words from the Gospel of Matthew

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  • Dusty-footed, heavy-hearted (website only)

    “Dusty-footed, heavy-hearted” by Sue McCoan and Matthew Prevett New on 24 February 2014 - a hymn based on the events of Maundy Thursday

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  • It was a new beginning on the day the Spirit came (website only)

    “It was a new beginning on the day the Spirit came” by Marjorie Dobson New on 23 March, 2017 - an account of Pentecost set to a popular folk song melody

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  • Jesus' ministry – a gap in Singing the Faith?

    StF+ responds to Leith Fisher's sense that our modern hymn books are "very light on the life of Jesus"

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  • Jesus' ministry 1 - Things Jesus said

    First in our explorations of StF hymns about Jesus' ministry and teachings

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  • Jesus' ministry 2 - Events in Jesus’ life

    Second in our explorations of StF hymns about Jesus' ministry and teachings

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  • Jesus' ministry 3 - More about metaphor

    Third in our explorations of StF hymns about Jesus' ministry and teachings

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  • Pay heed to the people you meet on the journey (website only)

    “Pay heed to the people you meet on the journey” by Dominic Grant New on 7 September 2017 – early Christians rise to the challenge of giving shelter to the traveller

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  • Remembering Mary (website only)

    "Remembering Mary" by Gillian Collins New on 24 December 2012 - a text that offers not only an overview of the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus, but also records all that the incarnation will mean for Jesus

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  • The name of Jesus (website only)

    “The name of Jesus” by Mary Rose Jensen New on 3 March 2016 – a hymn exploring the implications of the name Jesus in scripture

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  • The Widow's Mite - a hymn question

    What hymns to sing to accompany one of Jesus' most familiar observations?

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  • We turn to you in our despair (website only)

    “We turn to you in our despair” by Robert Timpson New on 29 August 2017 – a modern psalm which responds to the world's pain with Christ's example of love

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  • We'll walk with you ("God called you, Jesus, into Jordan's deep") (website only)

    A Lent hymn for all seasons

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  • 'Who is my neighbour?' asked the Scribe (website only)

    "'Who is my neighbour?' asked the Scribe" by John M. Smith - a re-telling of the Parable of the Good Samaritan New on 27 January 2012

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  • You call us, as you called the Twelve (website only)

    “You call us, as you called the twelve” by Sue McCoan and Matthew Prevett New on 24 February 2014 - a hymn about God's desire to invite all people into the tasks of discipleship, whatever their character, gifts or background.

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