444. Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive

Text Information
First Line: "Forgive our sins as we forgive"
Title: Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive
Author: Rosamond E. Herklots (1969, 1983, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: CM
Scripture: Matthew 5:21-24; Matthew 6:9-15; Matthew 18:21-35; Mark 11:24-25; Ephesians 4:25-27; Colossians 3:13-14
Topic: Forgiveness; Grace; Reconciliation
Language: English
Copyright: © 1969, 1983 Rosamond E. Herklots
Tune Information
Name: DETROIT
Harmonizer: Margaret W. Mealy (1985)
Meter: CM
Key: d minor or modal
Source: Supplement to Kentucky Harmony, 1820


Text Information:

Few petitions of the Lord’s Prayer are as difficult to pray as this one, and we would not dare to pray it if we had to depend on ourselves rather than the example of forgiveness we are given in Jesus Christ. The shape note tune sets these words with appropriate spareness.


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