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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This text is a 21st-century metrical paraphrase of the Apostles’ Creed (in the manner of Calvin’s Strasbourg liturgy). Its connections with Reformed tradition are further strengthened by being set to the tune created for Psalm 42 in the 1551 Genevan Psalter (see also no. 87).
Louis Bourgeois (PHH 3) composed or adapted this tune for Psalm 42 for the Genevan psalter. The 1564 harmonization by Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) originally placed the melody in the tenor. An alternate harmonization with descants by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) can be found opposite 41 in the Psalter Hymnal.…
Display Title: I Believe in God the FatherFirst Line: I believe in God the FatherTune Title: GENEVAN 42Author: David GambrellMeter: 126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52Scripture: Matthew 28:19; Romans 6:17; Romans 10:8-9; 1 Timothy 6:12-13; 2 Timothy 2:8; 2 Timothy 4:1; 1 John 5:9-13Date: 2013Subject: Baptism | ; The Church | ; The Triune God |