3. Womb of Life and Source of Being

Text Information
First Line: Womb of life and source of being
Title: Womb of Life and Source of Being
Author: Ruth Duck (1986, 1990, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-2; Psalm 23; Isaiah 49:8-16; John 1:14; John 14:26; John 20:19-23; Hebrews 5:1-10
Topic: Christian Year: Trinity; Creation; Gift of the Holy Spirit2 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 1992 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: RAQUEL
Composer: Skinner Chávez-Melo (1983)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © 1985, 1991 Skinner Chávez-Melo


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Old and new metaphors drawn from Psalm 23; John 1:14, 14:26, 20:19–23; Hebrews 5:1–10; and Genesis 1:1–2 combine here to express faith in and praise to the Triune God, identified as Source, Word, and Spirit. The second line of stanza two is adapted from Charles Wesley (see no. 119).


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