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H. C. G. Moule

Handley Carr Glyn Moule was the youngest of eight sons of the vicar of Fordington, Dorchester. He was educated at home with his brothers prior to attending university at Cambridge, where he excelled in his studies. He was ordained in 1867 and was curate at Fordington before being appointed as sub-dean of Trinity College, Cambridge in 1873. He became first principal of Ridley Hall Theological College, Cambridge, in 1881, and Norrisian Professor of Divinity in 1899. In 1901, he succeeded B.F. Westcott as Bishop of Durham.

Christ and Sanctification


How blest are they who still abide
Close shelter’d in Thy bleeding side!
Who life and strength from Thee derive,
And by Thee move, and in Thee live.
Firstborn of many brethren Thou!
To Thee, lo, all our souls we bow;
To Thee our hearts and hands we give;
Thine may we die, Thine may we live.
Zinzendorf, tr. Wesley

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