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351. All Who Love and Serve Your City

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Text Information
First Line: All who love and serve your city
Title: All Who Love and Serve Your City
Author: Erik Routley (1966)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Scripture: Psalm 90:12; Proverbs 21:13; Isaiah 1:21-26; Isaiah 54:11-14; Jeremiah 29:1-7; Ezekiel 48:35; Matthew 23:37; Luke 19:41; John 9:4; John 14:27; Ephesians 2:13-22; 2 Peter 3:9
Topic: Christ's Return and Judgment; Jesus Christ: Advent; Justice (6 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1969 Stainer & Bell, Ltd. (admin. Hope Publishing Company)
Tune Information
Name: CHARLESTOWN
Harmonizer: Carlton R. Young (1964)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Key: C Major
Source: The United States Sacred Harmony, 1799
Copyright: Harm. © 1965 Abingdon Press (admin. The Copyright Company)
Notes: Guitar chords do not correspond with keyboard harmony.


Text Information:

This 20th-century text greatly enriches the neglected genre of urban hymns. The second stanza quotes John 9:4, the third stanza refers to Jesus weeping over Jerusalem (Matthew 23:37/Luke 13:34), and the final line cites the name given to Israel’s future holy city (Ezekiel 48:35).


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