Rev. David Gambrell is associate for worship in the PC(USA) Office of Theology
and Worship and editor of Call to Worship, and an ex officio advisor to the hymnal committee.
Education: Ph.D., liturgical studies
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
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What John Calvin said about Psalm 31:5 can be applied to this paraphrase of the psalm as a whole: it is one
of the places in scripture “most suitable for correcting distrust.” That verse was on Jesus’ dying lips (Luke
23:46), and this psalm is appointed for Passion/Palm Sunday.
MORNING SONG is a folk tune that has some resemblance to the traditional English tune for "Old King Cole." The tune appeared anonymously in Part II of John Wyeth's (PHH 486) Repository of Sacred Music (1813). In 1816 it was credited to "Mr. Dean," which some scholars believe was a misprinted referen…
Display Title: You Are My Refuge, Faithful God (Psalm 31)First Line: You are my refuge, faithful GodTune Title: MORNING SONGAuthor: David GambrellMeter: CMScripture: Psalm 31; Luke 23:46Date: 2013Subject: Christian Year | Palm Sunday; Christian Year | Maundy Thursday; Christian Year | Good Friday; God's Covenant with Israel | ; Jesus Christ | Passion and Death; Lament | ; Redemption | ; Trust |