758. Why Do Nations Rage Together (Psalm 2)

Text Information
First Line: Why do nations rage together
Title: Why Do Nations Rage Together (Psalm 2)
Author: Michael Morgan (1995)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Scripture: Psalm 2; Acts 4:23-31
Topic: Justice and Reconciliation; The Life of the Nations; Trusting in the Promises of God
Language: English
Copyright: © 2010 Michael Morgan (admin. Congregational Ministries Publishing, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.))
Tune Information
Name: EBENEZER
Composer: Thomas John Williams (1890)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D
Key: f minor


Text Information:

In this concise paraphrase of Psalm 2, the first stanza describes a political struggle from a human perspective, while the second stanza describes how the matter is resolved through God’s power. The frequent three-note figures in this Welsh tune help to convey a sense of turmoil.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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