Rev. David Gambrell is associate for worship in the PC(USA) Office of Theology
and Worship and editor of Call to Worship, and an ex officio advisor to the hymnal committee.
Education: Ph.D., liturgical studies
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
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Written for the 500th anniversary of John Calvin’s birth, this text sums up his liturgical theology, ending each stanza with his motto: Cor meum tibi offero, Domine, prompte et sincere. By moving from plural to singular the stanzas show how corporate faith becomes personal piety.
Composed by Samuel S. Wesley (PHH 206), AURELIA (meaning "golden") was published as a setting for “Jerusalem the Golden” in Selection of Psalms and Hymns, which was compiled by Charles Kemble and Wesley in 1864. Though opinions vary concerning the tune's merits (Henry J. Gauntlett once condemned…
Display Title: Great God of Every BlessingFirst Line: Great God of every blessingTune Title: AURELIAAuthor: David GambrellMeter: 184.108.40.206.DScripture: Psalm 5:11; Psalm 119:105; Psalm 138:1; Psalm 143:8; Psalm 145:17; Isaiah 55:8; Lamentations 3:22-24; Romans 10:12-13; Romans 11:33-36; Romans 12:1; 1 Corinthians 2:9; Hebrews 13:15Date: 2013Subject: Dedication and Stewardship | ; Gift of the Holy Spirit | ; Thanksgiving | ; The Word |