543. God, Be the Love to Search and Keep Me (O Christ, Surround Me)

Text Information
First Line: God, be the love to search and keep me
Title: God, Be the Love to Search and Keep Me (O Christ, Surround Me)
Author: Richard Bruxvoort Colligan (2004)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 9.8.9.5.5
Scripture: Exodus 13:21; Exodus 15:2; Psalm 3:3; Psalm 62:6; Psalm 119:105; Psalm 139:1; Psalm 139:7-8; Psalm 139:23; Isaiah 42:5-6; Matthew 28:20; Luke 24:32; Colossians 1:27; Hebrews 12:1
Topic: Christian Life; Commitment; Guidance (4 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 2004 This Here Music, Worldmaking.net
Tune Information
Name: GREEN TYLER
Composer: Richard Bruxvoort Colligan (2004)
Meter: 9.8.9.5.5
Key: C Major
Copyright: © 2004 This Here Music, Worldmaking.net


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This hymn is a 21st-century adaptation of the traditional Celtic prayer style known as a lorica (Latin for “armor” or “breastplate”). Many such petitions for God’s presence and protection were never written down but this one is based on an example attributed to St. Patrick.


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