The Songs of Ascent can strengthen us when we feel weak and tired on our journey.

Many such hymns are old.

. he who watches over you will not slumber; 4 indeed, he who watches over Israel.


"Jubilate Deo" is a beautiful song based on Psalm 100 by Peter Anglea calling all of us to be joyful in the Lord, and to serve the Lord with gladness! A perf.

Songs of Ascent is a collection of 15 Psalms (Psalm 120-134). [3] It was released on May 13, 2011, by ECM New Series. Song of Ascents is a title given to fifteen of the Psalms, 120–134 (119–133 in the Septuagint and the Vulgate ), each starting with the superscription Shir Hama'aloth ( שיר המעלות ‎ šîr ha-ma‘ălōṯ, meaning "Song of the Ascents"), or, in the case of Psalm 121, Shir Lama'aloth ( שיר למעלות ‎ šîr la-ma.


. 1 Each psalm is a song or hymn sung to a musical setting in Israel's worship. Psalm 68 is another excellent possibility for celebrating the Ascension—both in preaching and singing.

" Drawing inspiration from the Songs of Ascent found in Psalms 120-134, Wickham paints a picture of the privilege we have to boldly approach the throne of God in worship. They are also called Pilgrim Songs.

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Second, of the fifteen in the collection, ten of them are penned by anonymous authors.

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Clap Your Hands, All You Nations/Psalm 47 (John Bell, 1993 GIA from Psalms of Patience, Protest and Praise, also in Sing! A New Creation 156) A joyous song based on the lectionary psalm that presents a good opportunity for call and response between the choir/leader and congregation.

She points to poet Norman Fischer’s translations of the.

The Hebrew word translated “ascents” is related to the verb “to go up. . .

Solomon’s Song of Songs. Here are songs based on the Psalms. A popular activity for tourists often includes reading each. 3 He will not let your foot slip—. Antiphon: Christ has been raised from the dead: the first fruits of those who sleep.


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Psalm 68 is another excellent possibility for celebrating the Ascension—both in preaching and singing.




There were three compulsory Jewish feasts in the year, in which every able-bodied man (and his family) was required to travel to the Temple in Jerusalem: the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Weeks (Shavuot), and the Feast of Tabernacles.