10. Sing Glory to the Name of God (Psalm 29)

Text Information
First Line: Sing glory to the name of God
Title: Sing Glory to the Name of God (Psalm 29)
Author: David Gambrell (2009)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: LM with alleluias
Scripture: Psalm 29
Topic: Christian Year: Trinity; Sovereignty of God; The Triune God
Language: English
Copyright: © 2011 David Gambrell (admin. Presbyterian Publishing Corp.)
Tune Information
Harmonizer: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)
Meter: LM with alleluias
Key: D Major
Source: Geistliche Kirchengesäng, 1623, alt.
Notes: (this tune in a higher key, 327)

Text Information:

This sweeping paraphrase of Psalm 29 conveys a sense of the Jewish reverence for the sheer power of God’s name, regarded as too holy for mortal tongues to pronounce. In keeping with its appointment for Trinity Sunday, the final stanza gives the psalm a Christian interpretation.

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