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For the Glories of God's Grace

For the glories of God's grace

Versifier: Marie J. Post (1985)
Tune: MONKLAND
Published in 2 hymnals

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Versifier: Marie J. Post

Marie was educated at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. She taught at the Muskegon Christian Junior High School from 1940 to 1942). She contributed poetry to the Grand Rapids Press and church periodicals for three decades, and served on the 1987 Revision Committee for the Christian Reformed Church’s Psalter Hymnal, which contained a number of her original texts and paraphrases. © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: For the glories of God's grace
Title: For the Glories of God's Grace
Versifier: Marie J. Post (1985)
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Text © 1987, CRC Publications

Notes

Scripture References: all st. = 2 Cor. 5:18-21 In 2 Corinthians 5: 18-21 the apostle Paul concludes a description of the ministry of reconciliation: we who have received God's reconciliation through Christ now have the joyful task of being God's agents of reconciliation in the world. So we urge others to believe and join us in singing, “We are reconciled to God.” Marie J. Post (PHH 5) composed a poetic summary of this Scripture passage in 1985. Liturgical Use: During the service of confession and forgiveness; worship services focusing on justification. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Tune

MONKLAND

The tune MONKLAND has a fascinating if complex history. Rooted in a tune for the text "Fahre fort" in Johann A. Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) famous hymnal, Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704), it then was significantly altered by John Antes (b. Frederick, PA, 1740; d. Bristol, England, 1811) in a Moravian m…

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