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44. Like a Mother Who Has Borne Us

Text Information
First Line: Like a mother who has borne us
Title: Like a Mother Who Has Borne Us
Author: Daniel Bechtel (1986)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Creation; Providence; Salvation (1 more...)
Copyright: © 1986 Daniel R. Bechtel
Tune Information
Name: AUSTIN
Composer: William P. Rowan (1992)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1993 Selah Publishing Co., Inc.


Text Information:

This text was inspired by how the prophet Hosea describes the parental nature of God’s relationship with Israel (Hosea 11:1–19). The last stanza echoes Christ’s teachings about love of neighbor (Matthew 22:37–40/Mark 12:29–31) and care for “the least of these” (Matthew 25:31–46).


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