355. O Hear Our Cry, O Lord (Psalm 80)

Text Information
First Line: O hear our cry, O Lord
Title: O Hear Our Cry, O Lord (Psalm 80)
Author: Fred R. Anderson (1986)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: SM with refrain
Scripture: Psalm 80; Numbers 6:25; 2 Kings 17:1-6
Topic: Christ's Return and Judgment; Guidance; Jesus Christ: Advent (2 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O come; Lord, come
Copyright: © 1986 Fred R. Anderson
Tune Information
Composer: Richard Wayne Dirksen (1974)
Meter: SM with refrain
Key: c minor
Copyright: © 1974, ren. Harold Flammer Music (a div. of Shawnee Press, Inc.)
Notes: Guitar chords do not correspond with keyboard harmony.

Text Information:

The use of a refrain in this paraphrase of Psalm 80 effectively represents both the structure and the spirit of the original prayer for the restoration of God’s favor. Even in the midst of feeling cut off from God, there remains a sense of confidence in God’s unfailing mercy.

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