364. Lift Up the Gates Eternal (Psalm 24)
||Alfred V. Fedak (2011)|
||12.12 with refrain|
||Israeli folk melody|
||Harm. © 2011 Alfred V. Fedak|
||Gradually increasing tempo can heighten the sense of joy and power in this psalm.|Text Information:
This engaging paraphrase of Psalm 24 gains much of its energy from the Israeli folk song for which it was written. This territorial connection adds another dimension to a many-layered text that speaks both to the themes of Advent and to those of Christ’s entry into Jerusalem.