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361. O Christ, the Great Foundation

Text Information
First Line: O Christ, the great foundation
Title: O Christ, the Great Foundation
Author: Timothy T'ingfang Lew (1933, alt.)
Translator: Mildred A. Wiant (1966)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Scripture: Psalm 118:22; John 17:24; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Ephesians 4:5-7; Ephesians 5:25-27; Ephesians 6:10-18; 1 Peter 2:4-6
Topic: Christ's Return and Judgment; The Church; Community in Christ (7 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1977 Chinese Christian Literature Council Ltd.
Tune Information
Name: AURELIA
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1864)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Key: D Major


Text Information:

The text was written by a leading Chinese educator, author, and editor who chaired the commission that prepared an important ecumenical Chinese hymnal, Hymns of Universal Praise (1936). This familiar tune invites comparison of these words with its usual text (see no. 321).


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Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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