68. Heaven Opened to Isaiah (Holy, Holy, You Are Holy)

Text Information
First Line: Heaven opened to Isaiah
Title: Heaven Opened to Isaiah (Holy, Holy, You Are Holy)
Author: Anon.
Paraphraser: Greg Scheer (2008)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D with refrain
Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-3; Luke 2:14; Revelation 4:8; Revelation 5:13
Topic: God's Covenant with Israel; A New Heaven and a New Earth
Source: Rwandan
Language: English
Refrain First Line: "Holy, holy, you are holy"
Copyright: © 2008 Greg Scheer
Tune Information
Name: URI UWER' UWER' UWERA
Arranger: Greg Scheer (2008)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D with refrain
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Rwandan melody
Copyright: Arr. © 2008 Greg Scheer


Text Information:

This hymn from Rwanda brings together the vision of Isaiah (Isaiah 6:1–3) and its recollection in John’s apocalyptic vision of worship in the new Jerusalem (Revelation 4:8; 5:13). The last line of stanza two also suggests the Gloria in excelsis (expanded from Luke 2:14).


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