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333. How Our Hearts with Joy Abound (Psalm 45)

Text Information
First Line: How our hearts with joy abound
Title: How Our Hearts with Joy Abound (Psalm 45)
Author: Michael Morgan (1995)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Topic: Joy; The Life of the Nations; Love of God for Us (1 more...)
Copyright: © 2010 Michael Morgan (admin. Congregational Ministries Publishing, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Tune Information
Key: C Major
Source: Freylinghausen’s Geistreiches Gesangbuch, 1704, alt.

Text Information:

Though it may have originated as a royal marriage ode, Psalm 45 has come to be understood in both Jewish and Christian traditions as having messianic overtones, and it is quoted that way in Hebrews 1:8–9. This 20th-century paraphrase skillfully maintains that double application.

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