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Adapter: W. Thomas Jones

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Composer: Walter L. Pelz

Walter Pelz (b. 1926) was born in Chicago and educated at Concordia Teachers College, River Forest, Illinois (B.S. 1948), and Northwestern University ( M.Mus. 1951). After teaching music at Christ Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, and music in the public schools for fourteen years, he became minister of music at Christ Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota (1970). He has been a member of the music faculty of Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, since 1969. There he has directed choirs and conducted the Bethany Oratorio Society, which has performed Handel’s Messiah annually since 1882. --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion 1993  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Walter L. Pelz (1977)
Adapter: W. Thomas Jones
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Key: F Major
Copyright: Copyright © 1977 by Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Texts

Come, Let Us with Our Lord Arise

Not unto Us, O Lord of Heaven

Not unto us, O LORD of heaven,
but unto you be glory given;
in love and truth you do fulfill
the counsels of your sovereign will.
Though nations fail your power to own,
you are the King you reign alone.

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Retell What Christ's Great Love Has Done

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Common Praise (1998) #240

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #49

Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #152

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Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #227

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