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As the Deer Pants for the Water

Author: Greg Scheer Appears in 2 hymnals First Line: As the deer pants for the water (Scheer) Refrain First Line: Why should I let this sorrow fill my soul? Used With Tune: [As the deer pants for the water]

As the Deer

Author: Martin Nystrom Meter: Irregular Appears in 32 hymnals First Line: As the deer panteth for the water, Refrain First Line: You alone are my strength Topics: Walking with God Aspiration and Consecration; Aspiration and Consecration Used With Tune: AS THE DEER
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As the Deer Pants for the Waters

Meter: Appears in 1 hymnal Topics: Anxiety; Grace; Hope; Longing for Christ and God; Supplications For God's Presence; Trust and Assurance Scripture: Psalm 42 Used With Tune: GENEVAN 42 (THIRSTING) Text Sources: OPC/URCNA 2016


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Composer: Martin J. Nystrom Meter: Irregular Appears in 31 hymnals Tune Key: D Major Incipit: 35532 12432 16654 Used With Text: As the Deer

[As the deer pants for the water]

Composer: Greg Scheer Appears in 2 hymnals Tune Key: D Major Used With Text: As the Deer Pants for the Water


Meter: Irregular Appears in 188 hymnals Tune Sources: Trad. English Melody, alt. Tune Key: F Major or modal Incipit: 51232 16551 71234 Used With Text: Psalm 42: As the Deer Longs


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목 마 른 사 (As the Deer)

Author: Martin Nystrom Hymnal: 찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #116 (2001) First Line: 목 마 른 사 슴 시 냇 물 을 (As the deer panteth for the water ) Topics: 시 편; Adoration and Praise; Psalms; Trust and Assurance; 경배와 찬양; 신 뢰 와 확신 Scripture: Psalm 42:1 Languages: English; Korean Tune Title: [As the deer panteth for the water]

As the Deer for Water Longs (Como el Ciervo)

Author: Sara Claassen Hymnal: Sing and Rejoice! #10 (1979) First Line: As the deer for water longs (Como el ciervo al agua va) Refrain First Line: Walking, onward as we go (Caminamos hacia Ti) Topics: Faith; Holy Spirit; Joy; Praise, Thanksgiving; Suffering and Death Scripture: Psalm 42 Languages: English; Spanish Tune Title: [As the deer for water longs]

As the Deer

Author: Martin Nystrom Hymnal: Psalms for All Seasons #42D (2012) First Line: As the deer pants for the water Topics: Affliction; Hope; Jesus Christ Good Shepherd; Lament Individual; Loneliness; Longing for God; Mercy; Mocking; Occasional Services Funerals; Processions; Questioning; Remnant of Isarel; Seeking God; Sorrow; Temple; Temptation And Trial; Year A, B, C, Easter, Easter vigil; God's Love; God as Rock; God Trust in; Biblical Names and Places Jordan; Biblical Names and Places Mizar; Biblical Names and Places Mount Hermon; Broken-hearted; Church Year Advent; Church Year Lent; Comfort and Encouragement; Desiring God; Elements of Worship Baptism; Elements of Worship Confession (Individual); Elements of Worship Gathering; Elements of Worship Lord's Supper; Elements of Worship Praise and Adoration; Emmaus Road; Enemies; Fear; Year C, Ordinary Time after Pentecost, June 19-25 (if after Trinity Sunday) Scripture: Psalm 42 Languages: English Tune Title: [As the deer pants for the water]


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Norman E. Johnson

1928 - 1983 Person Name: Norman E. Johnson, 1928-1983 Arranger of "LAND OF REST" in The Covenant Hymnal

Marty Nystrom

Person Name: Martin Nystrom Author of "As the Deer Pants for the Water" in Renew! Songs and Hymns for Blended Worship Martin J. Nystrom, a songwriter, was born in 1956 in Seattle, Washington, to a mother who grew up in the Christian Reformed Church; his father was brought up in the Evangelical Covenant Church. After graduating from Oral Roberts University with a degree in music education, Nystrom worked as a music director for the New York branch of Christ for the Nations. More recently he has served as a song development manager for Integrity Music, for whom he has written more than seventy songs. Nystrom is featured as worship leader on five Integrity "Hosanna" tapes. He also gives presentations at numerous conferences throughout the world. --www.reformedworship.org

Ruth C. Duck

b. 1947 Person Name: Ruth Duck Author of "As Pants the Deer for Living Streams (Psalms 42 and 43)" in Glory to God


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