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3B. A Shield About Me

Text Information
First Line: You, O Lord, are a shield about me
Title: A Shield About Me
Author: Charles Williams
Author: Donn Thomas
Publication Date: 2012
Topic: Blessing; Courage; Daily Prayer: Morning Prayer (17 more...)
Copyright: © 1980 Spoone Music, Word Music, LLC, admin. Word Music Group, LLC
Tune Information
Name: [You, O Lord, are a shield about me]
Composer: Donn Thomas
Composer: Charles Williams
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1980 Spoone Music, Word Music, LLC, admin. Word Music Group, LLC
Notes: This song, a setting of v. 3, may be used as a frame or as a refrain for the reading of the entire psalm. One possibility would be to sing the first half of the song before v. 1 after v. 4 and then to sing it in its entirety (with the “hallelujahs”) after v. 8. Keyboard or guitar should vamp softly under the reading.

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