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Sign Us with Ashes

Surely, you alone can save us

Author: Mary Louise Bringle (2003)
Published in 5 hymnals

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The refrain here recalls the imposition of ashes, a ritual based on Genesis 3:19, which has been a part of Christian worship on Ash Wednesday since the 9th century. As The Book of Common Worship states, “This ancient sign speaks of the frailty and uncertainty of human life.”

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