First published in 2001, volume 1 of The Mystery Telling has been placed on the website of the Methodist Church of New Zealand, Te Haahi Weteriana Aotearoa by its Publishing Board with the kind permission of Mr David Schaap, President of Selah Publishing. The reason for this action has been the limited availability of the book in New Zealand.

Please note that all items in this collection are under the copyright protection of the copyright holders listed with each hymn. Current addresses of individuals holding copyrights may be obtained from Selah Publishing or from the author, c/o The Methodist Church of New Zealand, PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand. Permission from the copyright holder must be obtained for any commercial use of the contents of this publication. Use by churches is covered by participation in the licensing agencies CCLI or LicenSing.

Selah Publishing Co., Inc., Oxford University
PO Box 98066, Press,
Pittsburgh A 165227 70 Baker St.,
London WIM 1DJ, England.

Title page photo: Spiral Galaxy M101(Consisting of at least one trillion stars it is nearly twice the diameter of our galaxy The Milky Way). From the Hubble Site Picture Album. This is the largest and most detailed photo of a spiral galaxy that has ever been released from Hubble. It is composed of 51 individual Hubble exposures in addition to elements from ground based photos.
Credit for Hubble Image: NASA, ESA, K.Kuntz (JHU), F.Bresolin (University of Hawaii), J.Trauger (Jet Propulsion Lab), J.Mould (NOAO), Y.-H.Chu (University of Illinois, Urbana) and STSci
Credit for CFHT Image: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope/ J.-C. Cuillandre/Coelum
Credit for NOAO Image: G.Jacoby, B.Bohannan, M.Hanna/NOAO/AURA/NSF

Logo on each page of hymns ©William Livingstone Wallace but may be freely used except for commercial purposes.

I would like to express my grateful thanks to the Methodist
Publishing Board for their willingness to place THE MYSTERY
TELLING on their website, to the PAC Media and Communications
Endowment Fund for their financial assistance and to the web-master
Alec Utting for the many hours of voluntary work which he spent on
this project. A big thank you to them all. Bill Wallace