Published on May 7, 2012
May 6 performance by the Psalm Choir of Psalm 69, Psalter 184, titled "Suffering and Prayer."
A CD of this performance will be made available late in 2012. This is a non-profit endeavor and all proceeds will be donated to a charitable organization of the choirs' choosing. If you would like to pre-order a CD please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special thanks to Nick Kleyn for taking this video. Check out his channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/Nicholask... for other excellent choir videos.
This tune is called 'Ella' and was composed by Isaac B. Woodbury. Woodbury studied music with Lowell Mason and continued studies internationally as well. (source http://www.hymntime.com)
Most of the members of the choir are from the Protestant Reformed Churches in America. For more info about this denomination check out http://www.prca.org
The Psalter was first published in 1912 by the United Presbyterian Church.
1. Save me, O God, because the floods
Come in upon my soul;
I sink in depths where none can stand,
Deep waters o'er me roll.
2. My constant calling wearies me,
My throat is parched and dried;
My eyes grow dim while for my God
Still waiting I abide.
3. The foes who hate me unprovoked
Are strong and still increase,
Though to disarm their enmity
My right I yield for peace.
4. O God, my folly and my sin
Thy holy eye can see;
Yet save from shame, Lord God of Hosts,
Thy saints that wait on Thee.
5. Forbid, O God, our covenant God,
That those who seek Thy face
Should see Thy servant put to shame
And share in my disgrace.
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