730. I Sing a Song of the Saints of God

Text Information
First Line: I sing a song of the saints of God
Title: I Sing a Song of the Saints of God
Author: Lesbia Scott (1929, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Psalm 22:4-5; Matthew 10:32; Luke 12:8; Acts 20:32; 1 Timothy 6:12; Hebrews 11:4-12; Hebrews 11:17-38; Hebrews 12:1; James 1:12; Revelation 2:10; Revelation 14:13
Topic: Children; Christian Year: All Saints; Community in Christ (2 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1929 Lesbia Scott (admin. Church Publishing, Inc.)
Tune Information
Composer: John Henry Hopkins (1940)
Meter: Irregular
Key: C Major

Text Information:

Despite the quaintness of some of the language in this text, it has an important message to communicate about the down-to-earth ordinariness of the holy people of God at all times and places. The tune name honors the island in Vermont’s Lake Champlain where the composer lived.

Audio recording: Audio (MP3)