Our Hope, Our Life

Author: Martin E. Leckebusch

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Text Information

First Line: Our hope, our life are in the Lord
Title: Our Hope, Our Life
Author: Martin E. Leckebusch (2006, alt.)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Publication Date: 2013
Copyright: © 2006 Kevin Mayhew Ltd.

Notes

As this recent paraphrase of Psalm 49 illustrates, human beings have long been tempted to put their trust in
earthly assets, especially wealth and fame. But these are not enduring possessions, and they cannot save us. Only in God can we find unfailing hope and eternal life.

Tune

O WALY WALY

O WALY WALY is a traditional English melody associated with the song "O Waly, Waly, gin love be bony," the words of which date back at least to Ramsay's Tea Table Miscellany (1724-1732), and as the setting for a folk ballad about Jamie Douglas. It is also well known in the Appalachian region of the…

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