Lord, We Hear Your Word with Gladness
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- © 1987 Hope Publishing Company
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Further Reflections on Scripture References
This text proclaims the power of God’s Word, spoken, read, and preached. The three stanzas rehearse the work of the Spirit through God’s Word: we hear, respond, understand. As a result, we pledge to make God’s gospel heard by lives that are “love in action.”
Confessions and Statements of Faith References
Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References
This song emphasizes our need to listen well, and includes a call to ourselves and others to receive it as God’s truth. Such prayers and exhortations implement the convictions of Belgic Confession, Article 24 and Our World Belongs to God, paragraph 32: “The Bible is the Word of God, the record and tool of his redeeming work. It is the Word of truth, breath of God, fully reliable in leading us to know God and to walk with Jesus Christ in new life.”