This adaptation of the traditional Kyrie eleison text transforms a series of petitions into a series of acclamations. With harsher music these might have seemed bold or rash, but this plaintive setting derived from an Appalachian melody preserves a sense of humility and trust.
Display Title: You Are the Lord, Giver of Mercy!First Line: You are the Lord, giver of mercy!Tune Title: WAYFARING STRANGERMeter: 9.9.9Scripture: Luke 1:50; Ephesians 2:4; Titus 3:4-5; Hebrews 4:16; 1 Peter 1:3Date: 2013Subject: Forgiveness | ; Mercy |Source: Trad. liturgical text; rev. The Worshipbook, 1970