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Author: Edith McNeill
Composer: Not much is known about Edith McNeill (1920-2014), except that she was a long-time member of the Church of the Redeemer (Episcopal) in Houston, Texas, and that her husband was a professor at the University of Texas. The Church of the Redeemer, founded in the 1920s in a depressed inner city area, went through a charismatic renewal in the early 1960s under the leadership of pastor Graham Pulkingham and his wife Betty, a composer and musician who was the spark behind many worship songs that arose out of that community, some of which are still sung today, including songs like “The Steadfast Love of the Lord” and “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light” by Kathleen Thomerson. The worship life of this congregation was very infl… Go to person page >
Display Title: The steadfast love of the LordFirst Line: The Lord is my portion, says my soulTune Title: [The Lord is my portion, says my soul]Author: Edith McNeillDate: 1999Subject: Living the Christian Life | Comfort, Strength and Security; Living the Christian Life | Devotion and Love for God
Display Title: The steadfast love of the LordFirst Line: You, Lord, are my portion, says my soulTune Title: THE STEADFAST LOVEAuthor: Edith McNeillMeter: IrregularScripture: Lamentations 3:21-26; Lamentations 3:31-33; Lamentations 3:40Date: 1997Subject: God | Compassion / Tenderness; God | Faithfulness of; God | Love and Grace of; Hope | ; Lament | ; Metrical Psalms | ; Morning | ; Repentance |