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 >
st. 1 = Ps. 150:2
st. 2 = Ps. 150:1, 6
st. 3 = Ps. 150:3-5
st. 4 = Ps. 150:3-5
Marie J. Post (PHH 5) wrote this versification of Psalm 150 in 1972; it was first published in the 1974 Psalter Hymnal Supplement. The "Hallelujah" coda was added for the 1987 Psalter Hymnal. Psalm 150 was Post's favorite psalm; she said the lyrics came very easily to her for this versification. See PHH 150 for textual commentary on Psalm 150.
A marvelous processional–alternate the singing of stanzas with instrumental-only versions of the tune. See also PHH 150.
Display Title: Hallelujah, Praise the LORDFirst Line: Hallelujah, Praise the LORDTune Title: ORIENTIS PARTIBUSAuthor: Marie J. PostMeter: 184.108.40.206 with hallelujahScripture: Psalm 150Date: 2012Subject: Alleluias | ; Church Year | Easter; Doxologies | ; Elements of Worship | Call to Worship; Elements of Worship | Gathering; Elements of Worship | Praise and Adoration; God's | Deeds; God's | Goodness; God's | Greatness; God's | Power; Hymns of Praise | ; Joy | ; Music and Musicians | ; Musical Instruments | ; Occasional Services | Christian Marriage; Occasional Services | Dedication / Consecration / Anniversary; People of God / Church | Witnessing; Temple | ; The Creation | ; Unity and Fellowship | ; Year C, Easter, 2nd Sunday | ; Settings Especially Appropriate for Children |
Display Title: Psalm 150: Hallelujah, Praise the LordFirst Line: Hallelujah, praise the LordTune Title: ORIENTIS PARTIBUSAuthor: Marie J. PostMeter: 220.127.116.11.4.Scripture: Psalm 150Date: 1995Subject: Service of the Word | Songs from the Psalms; Praise and Thanksgiving | Songs for Praising the Father
Display Title: Hallelujah, Praise the LordFirst Line: [Hallelujah, Praise the Lord]Author: Christopher M. IdleMeter: 77.77.DScripture: Psalm 111Date: 2008Source: Light Upon the River (Hope Publishing Company,, 1998)