69. I, the Lord of Sea and Sky (Here I Am, Lord)

Text Information
First Line: I, the Lord of sea and sky
Title: I, the Lord of Sea and Sky (Here I Am, Lord)
Author: Daniel L. Schutte (1981, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 7.7.7.4.D with refrain
Scripture: Exodus 2:23-24; Exodus 3:7-8; 1 Samuel 3:1-10; Isaiah 6:8; Isaiah 42:5-9; Isaiah 42:16; Ezekiel 11:19-20; John 6:35; John 6:51
Topic: Commitment; Dedication; Discipleship (11 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord?
Copyright: © 1981, 2000 OCP
Tune Information
Name: HERE I AM (Schutte)
Composer: Daniel L. Schutte (1981)
Harmonizer: Alfred V. Fedak (2011)
Meter: 7.7.7.4.D with refrain
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: © 1981, 2000 OCP


Text Information:

The stanzas here need to be understood as representing the voice of God, while the refrain (based on Isaiah 6:8) is the faithful human response to God's call. This becomes clearer if a leader or small group sings the stanzas, with the congregation joining on the refrain.


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