Come like Driving Wind, O God

Author: Richard Leach

Richard Leach (born in Bangor, Maine in 1953) is an American hymn writer and poet. He received a B.A. from Bowdoin College in 1974, and an M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1978. He was a United Church of Christ pastor in Connecticut from 1978 to 1999. He began writing hymns in 1987. In 1999 he left the ministry of the United Church of Christ and became a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He is a member of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Published Works-- Tuned for Your Sake, Selah Publishing Co., 2007 ISBN 0-9677408-9-4 New Harmony, A Harp of Thousand Strings (with David Ashley White), Selah Publishing Co., 2006 Come and Hear the Blessing, Hymns on the Beatitudes (wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come like driving wind, O God
Title: Come like Driving Wind, O God
Author: Richard Leach (2007)
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Copyright: © 2007 Selah Publishing Co., Inc.

Tune

NUN KOMM, DER HEIDEN HEILAND

NUN KOMM DER HEIDEN HEILAND is a chorale derived from a chant. Among the simplest of the Lutheran repertoire, it is framed by identical lines–l and 4. Sing the entire hymn with antiphonal groups (the practice its original Latin author, Ambrose, strongly promoted). Sing some stanzas in unison and o…

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