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 20th-century paraphrase follows the structure of Psalm 41 by devoting the first stanza to a general
statement about God’s favor bestowed on those who are merciful to the poor. The remaining stanzas provide
the details of a first-person testimony to this general principle.
Display Title: O Blest Are They Who in Their Love (Psalm 41)First Line: O blest are they who in their loveTune Title: GUILSBOROUGHAuthor: Michael MorganMeter: LMScripture: Psalm 41Date: 2013Subject: Christian Year | Palm Sunday; Christian Year | Maundy Thursday; Christian Year | Good Friday; Compassion | ; Grace | ; Jesus Christ | Passion and Death; Lament | ; Mercy |