Eternal God beyond All Time

Eternal God beyond all time

Author: Marie J. Post (1979)
Tune: JORDAN (Barnby)
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Author: Marie J. Post

Marie (Tuinstra) Post (b. Jenison, MI, 1919; d. Grand Rapids, MI, 1990) While attending Dutch church services as a child, Post was first introduced to the Genevan psalms, which influenced her later writings. She attended Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she studied with Henry Zylstra. From 1940 to 1942 she taught at the Muskegon Christian Junior High School. For over thirty years Post wrote poetry for the Grand Rapids Press and various church periodicals. She gave many readings of her poetry in churches and schools and has been published in a number of journals and poetry anthologies. Two important collections of her poems are I Never Visited an Artist Before (1977) and the posthumous Sandals, Sails, and Saints (1993). A member… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Eternal God beyond all time
Title: Eternal God beyond All Time
Author: Marie J. Post (1979)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Text © 1987, CRC Publications

Notes

Scripture References:
st. 1 = Ps. 90:1

Written by Marie J. Post (PHH 5) in 1979 for the profession of faith of her daughter Meredith, this text was first published in the 1987 Psalter Hymnal.

The text expresses thanks to God for his leading in past years (st. 1), for his presence in our lives today by his Word (st. 2), and for hope of blessing in future years (st. 3). As" we sing, we address the God of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, and we dedicate ourselves to his service.

Liturgical Use:
Profession of faith; sermon response; hymn of dedication; for worship that focuses on the family; Reformation services; church anniversaries; graduation ceremonies (from schools or church classes).

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Tune

JORDAN (Barnby)

One of the 246 hymn tunes by Joseph Barnby (PHH 438), JORDAN was published in The Hymnary (1872) as a setting for "Sing to the Lord a Joyful Song." JORDAN contains several repeated phrases. Barnby originally composed the tune to be sung in harmony with phrases 5 and 7 sung in unison, although the fu…

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Media

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #447
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