This new hymn incorporates all of the Seven Last Words of Jesus from the cross, set to a familiar tune. It is especially appropriate for Good Friday, Lent, and Holy Week.
Father, Forgive Them [sibelius]
Father, Forgive Them [PDF]
Links to other hymns by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette are on the Discipleship Ministries worship and music website, along with photo, biography, and contact information.
Carolyn Winfrey Gillette is the author of Songs of Grace: New Hymns for God and Neighbor (Discipleship Resources/Upper Room Books, 2009) and Gifts of Love: New Hymns for Today's Worship (Geneva Press, 2000). She is the co-pastor of Limestone Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware (a hosting congregation for Family Promise -- Interfaith Hospitality Network). A complete list of her 180+ hymns can be found at www.carolynshymns.com