We cannot change our DNA

* This hymn, sung to BARBARA ALLEN (of Scottish or Northern English origin), was written to accompany a sermon at All Saints Redbridge in the parish of Maybush, Southampton.



The thinking behind this text was inspired by John (later Bishop) Davies’ exposition of Galatians 2.15-3.9, highlighting verse 20.  “Only a person who has been grasped by a gospel of his or her deep valuedness will have the nerve to confront the ideological idols which make people support inhuman policies.”