For the Glories of God's Grace

For the glories of God's grace

Versifier: Marie J. Post (1985)
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Versifier: Marie J. Post

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First Line: For the glories of God's grace
Title: For the Glories of God's Grace
Versifier: Marie J. Post (1985)
Language: English
Copyright: Text © 1987, CRC Publications


Scripture References:
all st. = 2 Cor. 5:18-21

In 2 Corinthians 5: 18-21 the apostle Paul concludes a description of the ministry of reconciliation: we who have received God's reconciliation through Christ now have the joyful task of being God's agents of reconciliation in the world. So we urge others to believe and join us in singing, “We are reconciled to God.” Marie J. Post (PHH 5) composed a poetic summary of this Scripture passage in 1985.

Liturgical Use:
During the service of confession and forgiveness; worship services focusing on justification.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook



The tune MONKLAND has a fascinating if complex history. Rooted in a tune for the text "Fahre fort" in Johann A. Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) famous hymnal, Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704), it then was significantly altered by John Antes (b. Frederick, PA, 1740; d. Bristol, England, 1811) in a Moravian m…

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