[Bow down before the holy mountain of God] (Roberts)

[Bow down before the holy mountain of God] (Roberts)

Composer (refrain): Leon C. Roberts
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Composer (refrain): Leon C. Roberts

Leon began his piano studies at the age of six with a local teacher he knew as "Mr. Ben." His grandmother, Mrs. Mary Bookman, became a religious mentor in the musical growth of her grandson. Being from a family of devout Baptists, Methodists and Pentecostals, he gained an integrated understanding of faith. He first learned skills of directing congregational worship at his mother's church, the First Apostolic Fire Baptized Holiness Church of Coatesville. It was there that he also had a deep personal encounter with Jesus Christ. His talents and strong faith in God were reflected in the musical groups that he formed and directed such as the "Voices of Love" and the "Jubali Movement of Southern Pennsylvania." Leon was equally talented dur… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (refrain): Leon C. Roberts
Incipit: 5U1D7 U1234 (3)11 D7U1
Key: g minor
Source: Lutheran Book of Worship, tone 5
Copyright: Refrain © 1999 Augsburg Fortress; Tone © 1978 "Lutheran Book of Worship"


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