** This is the first hymn lyric for which I composed music. Robin Morrell, whose curate I was, found this text in CONTACT, the interdenominational newspaper for our local churches and chapels. Suggesting the tune of the first line, he asked if I could set it to music. Our congregation sang it with verve and gladness.
There are obvious ways in which the text is now dated, yet I think the hymn as a whole still lives.Christ-is-the-Lord-of-the-smallest-atom