56. Sing Out with Joy to God Our Strength (Psalm 81)

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First Line: Sing out with joy to God our strength
Title: Sing Out with Joy to God Our Strength (Psalm 81)
Author: Fred R. Anderson (2010)
Meter: CMD
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Topic: God's Covenant with Israel; Trusting in the Promises of God
Copyright: © 2010 Fred R. Anderson
Tune Information
Composer: Annabeth McClelland Gay (1952)
Meter: CMD
Key: g minor
Copyright: © 1958, ren. 1986 The Pilgrim Press

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A key word running through this paraphrase of Psalm 81 is “promise.” The first stanza recalls how God fulfilled the promise of deliverance from Egypt and protection in the wilderness. The final two stanzas admit that God’s promises were ignored, but they continue to be offered.

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