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O Christ, Our Lord, Dear Son of God

O Christ, our Lord, dear Son of God

Author: Calvin Seerveld (1977)
Tune: ORMEAU
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Calvin Seerveld

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Text Information

First Line: O Christ, our Lord, dear Son of God
Title: O Christ, Our Lord, Dear Son of God
Author: Calvin Seerveld (1977)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Copyright: © Calvin Seerveld

Notes

Calvin Seerveld (PHH 22) wrote this fresh and vivid text in Toronto, Ontario, 1977, to fit the tune ORMEAU. With the assurance that both Good Friday's crucifixion and Easter's resurrection are historical fact, the text helps us focus on the discipline of Lent. Stanza 1 confesses that Christ has died and rose again in victory over sin and hell; stanza 2 is a prayer to the Father for guidance and wisdom in living the Christian life; stanza 3 asks the Holy Spirit to help us live in true repentance during Lent. Liturgical Use: Lent --Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Tune

ORMEAU

William Davies (b. Bolton, Lancashire, England, 1921) composed ORMEAU, one of several tunes he contributed to the British supplement Praise for Today (1975) on whose editorial committee he served. He also served as the conductor of the North Ireland BBC Orchestra in Belfast. ORMEAU contains variatio…

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #372

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