774. There Is Now a New Creation

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First Line: There is now a new creation
Title: There Is Now a New Creation
Author: David Gambrell (2009)
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: Matthew 28:18-20; Luke 15:11-32; John 3:16; Romans 5:10-11; Romans 6:4; Romans 6:6-14; Romans 7:4; 2 Corinthians 5:14-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20-21; Galatians 2:20; Ephesians 2:13-15; 1 John 4:9
Topic: Justice and Reconciliation; Salvation; Welcome
Copyright: © 2011 David Gambrell (admin. Presbyterian Publishing Corp.)
Tune Information
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Witt's Psalmodia Sacra,, 1715, alt.

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At the center of this text stands a reference to the well-known parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11–32), and the fourth stanza forms an effective bridge between that gospel story and the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. The first and last stanzas draw on 2 Corinthians 5:17.

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