The Word of God

Author: Michael Forster

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First Line: The word of God rings harsh and clear
Title: The Word of God
Author: Michael Forster (alt. )
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: © Kevin Mayhew Ltd.



Published in a chapel hymnal for the Duke of Würtemberg (Gesangbuch der Herzogl, 1784), ELLACOMBE (the name of a village in Devonshire, England) was first set to the words "Ave Maria, klarer und lichter Morgenstern." During the first half of the nineteenth century various German hymnals altered the…

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