476. Crashing Waters at Creation

Text Information
First Line: Crashing waters at creation
Title: Crashing Waters at Creation
Author: Sylvia G. Dunstan (1987)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5; Genesis 1:9-10; Exodus 14:21-22; Matthew 3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; John 4:10-14
Topic: Baptism; Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Creation2 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 1991 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: CRASHING WATERS
Composer: William A. Cross (1992)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Key: f minor
Copyright: © 1994 William A. Cross


Text Information:

Like the Thanksgiving Over the Water in the rite of Baptism, this text by a United Church of Canada minister recalls significant events in salvation history involving water. The final stanza is a prayer to Christ, the Living Water (John 4:10, 14), to quench our spiritual thirst.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
More media are available on the text authority page.