41B. Psalm 41 (A Responsorial Reading)

Refrain:
What a privilege to carry
everything to God in prayer!

1 What a privilege to carry
everything to God in prayer!

2 Are we weak and heavy laden?
Take it to the Lord in prayer.

3 Have we trials and temptations?
Take it to the Lord in prayer.

4 Do your friends despise, forsake you?
Take it to the Lord in prayer.

5 Precious Savior, still our refuge!
Take it to the Lord in prayer.

Text Information
First Line: What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer
Title: Psalm 41 (A Responsorial Reading)
Author: Joseph M. Scriven (1855)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture:
Topic: Biblical Names and Places: Israel; Doxologies; God as: Healer (6 more...)
Source: Evangelical Lutheran Worship (Psalm text)
Copyright: Psalm text © 2006 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, admin. Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Notes: Responsive refrain to reading of Psalm 41. Tone included for chanting. This psalm may be spoken or chanted with a single refrain or with a series of phrases from the hymn “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.” The final verse of doxology is a conclusion not only of this psalm, but, more significantly, also marks the end of Book 1 of the Psalter. The double amen should be the final word.
Tune Information
Name: BEACH SPRING (fragment)
Harmonizer: A. Royce Eckhardt (1972)
Key: G Major
Source: The Sacred Harp, Philadelphia, 1833
Copyright: Harm. © 1972 Covenant Publication (harmonizer) ; Tone © 2011 Faith Alive Christian Resources



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