276. Sing a New Song unto the Lord (Psalm 98)

Text Information
First Line: Shout with gladness! Dance with joy!
Title: Sing a New Song unto the Lord (Psalm 98)
Author: Daniel L. Schutte (1972, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Jesus Christ: Ascension and Reign; Music and the Arts
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sing a new song unto the Lord
Copyright: © 1972, 2008 Daniel L. Schutte (Published by OCP)
Tune Information
Composer: Daniel L. Schutte (1972, alt.)
Meter: Irregular
Key: G Major
Copyright: © 1972, 1974, 1979 OCP

Text Information:

This loose paraphrase effectively conveys the joyful tone of Psalm 98, largely by incorporating allusions to many other scriptures, such as Psalm 149:3, Romans 13:11, Psalm 16:9, 1 Corinthians 15:52 , and Job 19:25. These familiar echoes help to give the text depth and breadth.

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