59. The Steadfast Love of the Lord (Psalm 105)

Text Information
First Line: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases
Title: The Steadfast Love of the Lord (Psalm 105)
Author: Edith McNeill (1974)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Psalm 105; Lamentations 3:22-23
Topic: Faithfulness; God's Covenant with Israel; Morning
Language: English
Notes: Responsive refrain to reading of Psalm 105
Copyright: © 1974, 1975 Celebration ; Response reading © 1993 Order of St. Benedict (admin. The Liturgical Press)
Tune Information
Name: THE STEADFAST LOVE OF THE LORD
Composer: Edith McNeill (1974)
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © 1974, 1975 Celebration


Text Information:

This psalm refrain quotes (with a few modifications) Lamentations 3:22–23, and the double singing of the final two phrases accentuates a sense of wonder. Finding ways to put scripture, especially psalms, to music has long been a characteristic of the Reformed tradition.


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Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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