693. Though I May Speak (The Gift of Love)

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Text Information
First Line: Though I may speak with bravest fire
Title: Though I May Speak (The Gift of Love)
Author: Hal H. Hopson (1972)
Meter: LM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture:
Topic: Christian Year: Maundy Thursday; Community in Christ; Dedication and Stewardship (3 more...)
Copyright: © 1972 Hope Publishing Company
Tune Information
Name: THE GIFT OF LOVE
Adapter: Hal H. Hopson (1972)
Meter: LM
Key: G Major
Source: English folk melody
Copyright: © 1972 Hope Publishing Company


Text Information:

As paraphrases of 1 Corinthians 13:1, 3 the first two stanzas here are in the first person singular, yet they lead into a plural prayer for the gift of such love, for it thrives in community. These words are especially poignant with this adaptation of an English folk melody.


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