63. The Lord Is God

Text Information
First Line: The Lord is God, the Lord alone!
Title: The Lord Is God
Author: David Gambrell (2011)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: CM
Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Matthew 22:38; Mark 12:28-29; Luke 10:26-28
Topic: Adoration; God's Covenant with Israel; Love for God
Language: English
Copyright: © 2011 David Gambrell (admin. Presbyterian Publishing Corp.)
Tune Information
Composer: Carl Gotthelf Gläser (1828)
Arranger: Lowell Mason (1839)
Meter: CM
Key: G Major or modal

Text Information:

This hymn paraphrases the Shema (Deuteronomy 6:4-9), an ancient and central affirmation of Jewish monotheistic faith that observant Jews still recite twice a day. Jesus knew it well and called it the first and great commandment (Matthew 27:38/Mark 12:28-29/Luke 10:26-28)

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