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43. You Who Dwell in the Shelter of the Lord (On Eagle's Wings) (Psalm 91)

Text Information
First Line: You who dwell in the shelter of the Lord
Title: You Who Dwell in the Shelter of the Lord (On Eagle's Wings) (Psalm 91)
Author: Michael Joncas (1978, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Psalm 91; Exodus 19:4; Psalm 139:9; Isaiah 40:31
Topic: Assurance; Comfort; Creation (2 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: And he will raise you up on eagle's wings
Copyright: © 1979 Jan Michael Joncas, published by OCP
Tune Information
Composer: Michael Joncas (1978)
Meter: Irregular
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1979 Jan Michael Joncas (Published by OCP)

Text Information:

Although the body of this text is a paraphrase of Psalm 91, the refrain combines allusions to Exodus 19:4, Psalm 139:9, and Isaiah 40:31; 49:16. Written in response to the death of a friend’s father, this piece has been a source of consolation to many people.

Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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