3. Womb of Life and Source of Being

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Text Information
First Line: Womb of life and source of being
Title: Womb of Life and Source of Being
Author: Ruth Duck (1986, 1990, alt.)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christian Year: Trinity; Creation; Gift of the Holy Spirit (2 more...)
Copyright: © 1992 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Composer: Skinner Chávez-Melo (1983)
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © 1985, 1991 Skinner Chávez-Melo

Text Information:

Old and new metaphors drawn from Psalm 23; John 1:14, 14:26, 20:19–23; Hebrews 5:1–10; and Genesis 1:1–2 combine here to express faith in and praise to the Triune God, identified as Source, Word, and Spirit. The second line of stanza two is adapted from Charles Wesley (see no. 119).

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