Michael Morgan (b. 1948) is a church musician, Psalm scholar, and collector of English Bibles and Psalters from Atlanta, Georgia. After almost 40 years, he now serves as Organist Emeritus for Atlanta’s historic Central Presbyterian Church, and as Seminary Musician at Columbia Theological Seminary. He holds degrees from Florida State University and Atlanta University, and did post-graduate study with composer Richard Purvis in San Francisco. He has played recitals, worship services, and master classes across the U. S., and in England, France, Spain, Switzerland, and Germany. He is author of the Psalter for Christian Worship (1999; rev. 2010), and a regular contributor in the field of psalmody (most recently to the Reformed collections Psal… Go to person page >
This paraphrase emphasizes the prayerful qualities of Psalm 17 by keeping the focus on the relationship
between the psalmist and God, rather than denouncing the faults of the enemy. This is a helpful reminder
that our prayers need to be grounded in honest and unpretentious faith.
Display Title: Hear, O Lord, My Plea for Justice (Psalm 17)First Line: Hear, O Lord, my plea for justiceTune Title: CHARLESTOWNAuthor: Michael MorganMeter: 188.8.131.52Scripture: Psalm 17Date: 2013Subject: Christian Year | Palm Sunday; Christian Year | Maundy Thursday; Christian Year | Good Friday; Death | ; Eternal Life | ; Jesus Christ | Passion and Death; Justice | ; Redemption |