Christ Beside Me
Choir Sacred (SATB choir) - Grade 3
Incorporating the traditional hymn tune "Holy Manna". Composed by Thomas Fettke. Choral (Sacred); Choral Octavo; Worship Resources. Ascension; Easter; Lent; Pentecost; Sacred; Spring. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.22738).
Item Number: AP.22738
Psalm 110, Psalm 111, Proverbs 3:13-18, John 14:15-31, Ephesians 3:14-21, Colossians 3:12-17.
This warm, lyrical blessing is based upon an ancient Celtic prayer: "Christ be beside me." Changing key and meter after the gentle opening, the traditional hymn, "Holy Manna," is heard, the perfect response: "Christ all around me - Shield in my strife." Easily taught, a joy to sing, both as an anthem and a benediction. For Ascension, Eastertide, Lent, Pentecost and general occasions. Suggested scriptures: Psalms 110 & 111, Proverbs 3: 13-18, John 14: 15-31, Ephesians 3: 14-21, Colossians 3: 12-17.