HYMNS FOR THE NEW REFORMATION

"Your decrees are the
theme of my song..."
Psalm 119:54

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Posted by douglasbond on March 8, 2011 at 9:14 AM

I was included in the loop of a series of emails from church musicians who had attended a music symposium in Florida. They all seemed to agree that there was a dearth of hymn poetry on the theme of unity and oneness in the body of Christ as explored by Paul in Ephesians 2:11-22. I began reading the passage, cross-referencing, and gathering phrases, words, and ideas. In December of 2009, when what the Bible means about confessional unity had been wrenched from the theoretical to the wincingly real and immediate in our lives, the following lines came together as if I had been given a poetical/theological spinal block--painlessly, at least while writing the hymn. 

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