488. I Was There to Hear Your Borning Cry

Text Information
First Line: I was there to hear your borning cry
Title: I Was There to Hear Your Borning Cry
Author: John C. Ylvisaker (1985)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 9.7.9.6.D
Scripture: Psalm 23:6; Psalm 37:25; Psalm 71:6-9; Psalm 71:17-21; Psalm 139; Ecclesiastes 3:1-8; Isaiah 46:3-4; Philippians 1:6
Topic: Aging; Baptism; Children5 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 1985 John C. Ylvisaker
Tune Information
Name: WATERLIFE
Composer: John C. Ylvisaker (1985)
Meter: 9.7.9.6.D
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: © 1985 John C. Ylvisaker


Text Information:

Originally created to accompany a video series on baptism, this hymn speaks in the imagined conversational voice of God, assuring the person being baptized of God’s presence throughout the changing stages of life. It offers a reminder that baptism is a once-in-a-lifetime event.


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Audio recording: Audio (MP3)