211. Hear, O Lord, My Plea for Justice (Psalm 17)

Text Information
First Line: Hear, O Lord, my plea for justice
Title: Hear, O Lord, My Plea for Justice (Psalm 17)
Author: Michael Morgan (1995, rev. 2010)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Scripture: Psalm 17
Topic: Christian Year: Palm Sunday; Christian Year: Maundy Thursday; Christian Year: Good Friday (5 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 2010 Michael Morgan (admin. Congregational Ministries Publishing, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Tune Information
Name: CHARLESTOWN
Harmonizer: Carlton R. Young (1964)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Key: C Major
Source: The United States Sacred Harmony, 1799
Copyright: Harm. © 1965 Abingdon Press (admin. The Copyright Company)
Notes: Guitar chords do not correspond with keyboard harmony.


Text Information:

This paraphrase emphasizes the prayerful qualities of Psalm 17 by keeping the focus on the relationship between the psalmist and God, rather than denouncing the faults of the enemy. This is a helpful reminder that our prayers need to be grounded in honest and unpretentious faith.


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Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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