445. God, How Can We Forgive

Text Information
First Line: God, how can we forgive
Title: God, How Can We Forgive
Author: Ruth Duck (1994)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 6.6.8.4.D
Scripture: Matthew 6:12-15; John 8:3-8; Romans 8:26-27; Romans 8:34; Hebrews 7:23-29
Topic: Forgiveness; Grace; Love of God for Us1 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 1996 The Pilgrim Press
Tune Information
Name: LEONI
Adapter: Meyer Lyon (1770)
Adapter: Thomas Olivers (1770)
Meter: 6.6.8.4.D
Key: f minor
Source: Jewish melody, 17th cent.


Text Information:

This text reflects both the struggle to deal with a deep personal hurt and a keen awareness of biblical language and content. The opening line of stanza two, for example, draws on the root meaning of the Greek word for sin, and the beginning of stanza three alludes to John 8:3–8.


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Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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