God, You Made All Things for Singing: Hymn Texts, Anthems, and Poems for a New Millennium
By: Thomas H. Troeger (author)Other Formats
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This book of poetry, written by one of the strongest hymn writers in the US, includes hymn texts, anthems, and poems for numerous occasions throughout the liturgical year. Troeger's artful gift of language results in beautiful and expressive texts. The book is organized by theme and includes practical and useful indexes on meter, scriptural references, and liturgical usage, intending to enrich the work of preachers, liturgists, church musicians, and composers.
Dr. Thomas H. Troeger is Professor of Preaching and Communications at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. A graduate of Yale University and Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Dr. Troeger is ordained in the United Presbyterian Church. and a member of The Hymn Society in the U.S. and Canada. Author of more than a dozen books in the fields of preaching and worship, Dr Troeger is also a professional flautist and a poet, whose work appears in the hymnals of most denominations.
God, you made all things for singing ; First find a steady beat ; Our songs to you, Dear Lord, begin ; Our music plumbs, then lifts and bears ; Learn from all the songs of earth ; For remembered music sounding ; How did your journey start? ; How did your journey start? ; When Mary's baby cried ; No one slept when Christ was born ; Will the angels sing this year ; If you would hear the angels sing ; Clear out the cluttered heart ; The Most Convincing Angels ; How do you spell the word? ; A Different Light Descends ; How many times we start again ; Jesus never stayed the same ; All things of dust to dust return ; Rising water always flowing ; Too often, God, your name is used ; Let your Spirit blow as wind ; Let wonder be reborn ; Let wonder be reborn ; Have you not known? Have you not heard? ; Come build with us a house of prayer ; Lord, we use an ancient letter ; As new parents in the night ; When the sky was solid night ; A World Too Vast to Chart ; One human heart can hold ; Since an empty heart collects ; A heart that centers, Lord, on you ; Let light and truth suffuse the mind ; There is a dream that thrills Gods heart ; Not all beauty succumbs to time ; Not all beauty succumbs to time ; You plant gardens ; If it were terra-cotta with sloping sides ; By the island of stone ; Spider Mum ; Home from the Grand Canyon ; Soon enough comes the time of final parting ; Surely this is resurrection ; A late planting ; Notes on Meter, Scriptural References, and Occasion ; Metrical Index ; Index by Scripture References ; Index by Theme and Image ; Index by First Line and Title
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