A Prayer in the Mountains (Michael J. Oczko)

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  • (Posted 2010-01-12)  CPDL #20808:   
Editor: Michael J. Oczko (submitted 2010-01-12).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 120 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: A Prayer in the Mountains
Composer: Michael J. Oczko
Source of text: Paraphrase of Psalm 121 by the composer

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Soprano solo, or Tenor solo
Genre: SacredSacred song

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

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Original text and translations

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I raise my eyes to the mountains
and seek a blessing there;
Oh Lord, who from the hilltop reigns
look down and hear my prayer.

Who made the earth, the skies, the deep,
Who slumbers not and will not sleep
but guards Israel with sword and shield,
to evil let me never yield.

You, Lord, are constant as my shadow;
You keep my foot firm on the heath
And steer me from the chasms beneath.
Your saving grace on me bestow.

From coldest moon and blazing sun,
By day, by night protect me.
Steadfast in Your ways direct me
That with You I may be as one.

I raise my eyes…