290. O Day of Joy and Wonder!

Text Information
First Line: O day of joy and wonder!
Title: O Day of Joy and Wonder!
Author: Violet Nita Buchanan (1957, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Scripture: Acts 2:1-12; Acts 2:14-36; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11
Topic: Christian Year: Pentecost; Community in Christ; Gift of the Holy Spirit
Language: English
Copyright: © Oxford University Press
Tune Information
Name: JONATHAN’S TUNE
Composer: Hal H. Hopson (1996)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: © 1996 Hope Publishing Company


Text Information:

In a pattern common to many hymns, the first two stanzas here declare how the coming of the Holy Spirit gave strength and courage to the early church, and the final stanza becomes a corporate prayer for a sense of the presence of the Spirit, addressed as “Comforter divine.”


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Audio recording: Audio (MP3)