5. God the Sculptor of the Mountains

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First Line: God the sculptor of the mountains
Title: God the Sculptor of the Mountains
Author: John Thornburg (1993, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Scripture: Genesis 1:14-16; Exodus 13:21 - 14:31; Psalm 139:13-16; Isaiah 5:1-7; Jeremiah 18:1-12; Matthew 1:18-22; Matthew 13:24-60; Matthew 21:12-17; Mark 4:26-29; Mark 11:15-19; Luke 2:1-7; Luke 2:41-52; Luke 19:45-46; John 2:13-25; John 14:6
Topic: Christian Year: Easter Vigil; Christian Year: Trinity; Creation4 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 1993 John Thornburg
Tune Information
Name: JENNINGS-HOUSTON
Composer: Amanda Husberg (1995)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1996 Abingdon Press (admin. The Copyright Company)


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Despite the great sweep of these stanzas, each one ends by describing how our human condition needs God’s help: formless, aimless, hungry, searching. Each of these adjectives is followed by a related three-syllable petition: shape us now, lead us now, feed us now, meet us now.


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