447. We Are Forgiven

We are forgiven. We are forgiven.
Thanks be to God. Thanks be to God.
We are forgiven. We are forgiven.
Thanks be to God. Thanks be to God.

Text Information
First Line: We are forgiven. We are forgiven
Title: We Are Forgiven
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 10.8.10.8
Scripture: Matthew 6:12-15; Luke 11:4; Acts 10:43; Colossians 2:13-15; 1 John 1:9
Topic: Forgiveness
Source: Trad. liturgical text
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: WE ARE FORGIVEN
Composer: Hal H. Hopson (1995)
Meter: 10.8.10.8
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: © 1995 Hal H. Hopson


Text Information:

To sing, rather than simply say, a response to the Declaration of Forgiveness has the effect of making the moment both more affirmative and more corporate. The musical repetition of the two sentences also strengthens awareness of what it means to be assured of God’s pardon.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)




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