691. Lord, When I Came into This Life

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Text Information
First Line: Lord, when I came into this life
Title: Lord, When I Came into This Life
Author: Fred Kaan (1976)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: CM
Scripture: Isaiah 49:1-3; Jeremiah 1:5; Luke 17:5-6; Romans 1:16-17; Galatians 1:15; 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12; 2 Peter 1:3-11
Topic: Commitment; Community in Christ; Dedication5 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 1979 The Hymn Society (admin. Hope Publishing Company)
Tune Information
Name: LAND OF REST
Composer: Charles H. Webb (1988)
Meter: CM
Key: F Major or modal
Source: American folk melody
Copyright: Harm. © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House (admin. The Copyright Company)
Notes: (alternate harmonization, 545)


Text Information:

Written for the confirmation of the author’s son, this text of self-dedication also voices our recurring individual need to recommit ourselves in less formal ways. The familiar shape-note tune enhances a sense of finding our place among God’s people from all times and places.


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