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94A. O Great God and Lord of the Earth

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Text Information
First Line: O great God and Lord of the earth
Title: O Great God and Lord of the Earth
Paraphraser and Arranger: John L. Bell, b. 1949
Publication Date: 2012
Topic: Biblical Names and Places: Jacob; God's: Reigning; Judgment (4 more...)
Copyright: © 2002 Wild Goose Resource Group, Iona Community, Scotland, GIA Publications, Inc., exclusive North American agent
Tune Information
Composer: Guillermo Cuellar
Arranger: Marcus Hong
Key: e minor
Copyright: © 1986, 1996 GIA Publications, Inc.; Arr. © 2011 GIA Publications, Inc.
Notes: This song should be sung plaintively and is best accompanied by guitar. The setting is patterned after songs sung by Christians in Nicaragua and El Salvador, protesting the political and economic abuse of the poor. It may be sung in solidarity with those who continue to suffer such oppression.

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