st. 1 = Hos. 14:1, 4-5a
st. 2 = Hos. 14:1, 5b-7
Based on Hosea 14, "O My People" is a call for repentance which, if sincerely made, will bring blessings–portrayed beautifully in images of fruitfulness. Marie J. Post (PHH 5) wrote this paraphrase in 1981 as a memorial to her mother; this passage was marked in her mother's Bible.
Service of confession and forgiveness; evangelistic services.
--Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1988
The Psalter Hymnal Revision Committee announced a tune search for this text; HOSEA, composed by Norm Jonkman (b. Paterson, NJ, 1944) in 1984, was selected from among several tunes submitted. HOSEA is a rounded bar form tune (AABA') in a minor tonality. It has characteristics similar to Appalachian t…
Display Title: O My People, Turn to MeFirst Line: O my people, turn to meTune Title: HOSEA (Jonkman)Author: Marie J. PostMeter: 77 77 DScripture: Hosea 14:1-7; Hosea 14:7; Hosea 14Date: 1987Subject: Comfort & Encouragement | ; Obedience |
Display Title: O My People, Turn to MeFirst Line: O my people, turn to meTune Title: HOSEAAuthor: Marie J. PostScripture: Hosea 14:1; Hosea 14:4-7Date: 1994Subject: Healing | ; Sacraments/Rites | Reconciliation