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17B. Lord, Bend Your Ear

Text Information
First Line: I am innocent, O Lord!
Title: Lord, Bend Your Ear
Author: Jeffrey Honoré
Refrain First Line: Lord, bend your ear and hear my prayer
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Topic: Church Year: Lent; Daily Prayer: Night Prayer; Enemies (16 more...)
Source: Lectionary for Mass (Refrain)
Copyright: Refrain © 1969, 1981, 1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation; Verses ©1994 World Library Publications
Tune Information
Name: [I am innocent, O, Lord]
Composer: Jeffrey Honoré
Key: c minor
Copyright: © 1994 World Library Publications
Notes: This setting lifts up Ps. 17:1, 8, and 15, the traditional verses recited in the service of night prayer. It is appropriate to sing and meditate on these verses at times when we must put our trust in God. In fact, each night when we go to sleep we place our lives in God’s care, confident that we will awaken in God’s presence, whether in this world or another. These three stanzas may be sung in conjunction with a full reading of the psalm. Sing st. 1; read Ps. 17:1-7; sing st. 2; read Ps. 17:8-15; sing st. 3.

Audio recording: Lord, Bend Your Ear

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