807. When We Must Bear Persistent Pain

Text Information
First Line: When we must bear persistent pain
Title: When We Must Bear Persistent Pain
Author: Ruth Duck (2004)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: LM
Scripture: Deuteronomy 31:6; Job 42:5; Psalm 6; Isaiah 48:10; John 9:1-3; Romans 8:28-29; Romans 14:8; 2 Corinthians 1:3-5; 2 Corinthians 12:7-10; Hebrews 4:15; James 1:2-4
Topic: Healing; Lament and Longing for Healing; Living and Dying in Christ
Language: English
Copyright: © 2005 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: PROSPECT
Harmonizer: David N. Johnson (1968)
Meter: LM
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Walker's Southern Harmony, 1835
Copyright: © 1968 Augsburg Fortress


Text Information:

Reflecting the author’s own experience of debilitating migraine headaches, this sung prayer speaks for many people whose lives involve constant pain, often without hope of lasting relief. This text is effectively set to a shape note tune using only five tones of the scale.


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Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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