The Spirit Called on Philip

Author: Daniel B. Merrick

Merrick Daniel B. (Bloomington, Illinois, April 29, 1926--November 11, 2004). Married Dagmar Gustafson in 1952 while a student at Phillips Theological Seminary (A.B., 1948; B.D., 1954); three children. Served churches in Sandoval, Ill.; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Panama Canal Zone; Peoria, Illinois; and Havana, Ill. Won his first hymn writing contest in the mid-1950s. The hymn "O God whose Love Compels Us" was a winning entry for a theme hymn for the American Baptist convention in 1967. Edited the Chalice Hymnal for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). --DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Spirit called on Philip
Title: The Spirit Called on Philip
Author: Daniel B. Merrick
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 2002 Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc.

Tune

FAITHFUL (Bach)

FAITHFUL is an adaptation of a tune from Johann S. Bach's (PHH 7) well-known aria "Mein gl√§ubiges Herze" ("My heart ever faithful"), found in his Cantata 68. The tune's title is derived from the English translation of the aria's opening words. A charming tune, FAITHFUL consists of repetitions and v…

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