813. God, My Help and Hiding Place (Psalm 71)

Text Information
First Line: God, my help and hiding place
Title: God, My Help and Hiding Place (Psalm 71)
Author: Ruth Duck (2011)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 7.5.7.5.D
Scripture: Psalm 71
Topic: Aging; Living and Dying in Christ; Teaching/Education1 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 2011 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: TOKYO
Composer: Isao Koizumi (1958)
Meter: 7.5.7.5.D
Key: g minor
Copyright: © 1958 Isao Koizumi


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The delicacy of the Japanese melody adds to the sense of isolation and vulnerability in this 21st-century paraphrase of Psalm 71. Yet the prayerful tone shows that a lifetime of trust has taught the psalmist to be confident of God’s steadfast care, a theme worth singing about.


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