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We Have the Strength to Lift and Bear

Author: Thomas H. Troeger

Professor Thomas H. Troeger is ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church and as a minister in the Presbyterian Church. He has written 20 books in the fields of preaching, poetry, hymnody and worship. He studied at Yale University, Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Dickinson College and Virginia Theological Seminary. He is also a poet whose work appears in the many hymnals, and is frequently set as choral anthems. NN, Hymnary Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: [We Have the Strength to Lift and Bear]
Title: We Have the Strength to Lift and Bear
Author: Thomas H. Troeger
Source: New Hymns for the Lectionary (Oxford University Press, 1986)
Language: English

Tune

THIRD MODE MELODY

THIRD MODE MELODY is the third of nine tunes Thomas Tallis composed for Matthew Parker's The Whole Psalter (c. 1561). This magnificent tune is worth the trouble it may take to learn. Diephouse set the text with this tune in mind, since it kept coming to him as he was working on the text. Many may kn…

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Scripture Song Database #3850
The New Century Hymnal #178



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