344. Where Armies Scourge the Countryside (Bring Peace to Earth Again)

Text Information
First Line: Where armies scourge the countryside
Title: Where Armies Scourge the Countryside (Bring Peace to Earth Again)
Author: Herman G. Stuempfle Jr. (1995)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.6.8.6.8.6
Scripture: Psalm 2:1-2; Psalm 68:30; Psalm 130; Ecclesiastes 3:8; Luke 12:49-53; Luke 21:10; Acts 4:25
Topic: Family; The Life of the Nations; World Peace (1 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O God of mercy, hear our prayer
Copyright: © 1996 World Library Publications
Tune Information
Name: PACE MIO DIO
Composer: Perry Nelson (1996)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.8.6
Key: d minor or modal
Copyright: © 1996 World Library Publications


Text Information:

This text was a response to several events: ethnic cleansing in the Balkans, the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing, revelations of child abuse, the general state of the world. For all such horrors, the only hope is the peace God offers. The tune name means “Peace, my God.”


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Audio recording: Audio (MP3)




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