Speak through the earthquake, wind, and fire, O still, small Voice of calm.

Posted September 8, 2017 10:19 pm by Kathleen Pluth

Speak through the earthquake, wind, and fire, O still, small Voice of calm.

We’ll have to take this hymn, originally written as a protest against liturgical ceremony, out of context. I’m a big believer in liturgical ceremony’s ability to influence the human mind and heart towards just the recollection this text rightly celebrates, with a fluency and beauty unparalleled in the hymnals.Some may wish to pray this hymn for those suffering from natural disasters these days. Dear Lord and Father of mankind,forgive our foolish ways;reclothe us in our rightful mind,in purer lives thy service find,in deeper reverence, praise; in deeper reverence, praise.In simple trust like theirs who heardbeside the Syrian seathe gracious calling

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