311. Here, O Lord, Your Servants Gather
||Isao Koizumi (1958)|
||Japanese gagaku mode|
||Used by permission of Hiroshi Koizumi|
||*Optional finger cymbals|Text Information:
This gentle hymn was created for a 1958 international convention of Christian educators in Japan. The tune’s use of the gagaku mode, originally from China but later limited to use in the Japanese court, serves as a subtle but significant affirmation of Christ’s sovereignty.