214. You Are My Refuge, Faithful God (Psalm 31)

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First Line: You are my refuge, faithful God
Title: You Are My Refuge, Faithful God (Psalm 31)
Author: David Gambrell (2009)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: CM
Scripture: Psalm 31; Luke 23:46
Topic: Christian Year: Palm Sunday; Christian Year: Maundy Thursday; Christian Year: Good Friday (5 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 2011 David Gambrell (admin. Presbyterian Publishing Corp.)
Tune Information
Harmonizer: C. Winfred Douglas (1940)
Meter: CM
Key: f minor
Source: Wyeth’s Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second, 1813
Copyright: Harm. © 1943, 1961, 1985 Church Pension Fund

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What John Calvin said about Psalm 31:5 can be applied to this paraphrase of the psalm as a whole: it is one of the places in scripture “most suitable for correcting distrust.” That verse was on Jesus’ dying lips (Luke 23:46), and this psalm is appointed for Passion/Palm Sunday.

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