Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Christ Jesus for us Suffered

This Good Friday hymn is based on Lord's Days 15 & 16 (Article 4 of the Apostles' Creed) of the Heidelberg Catechism. It is set to the tune of "O Sacred Head now Wounded" (Passion Chorale).

"He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried, he descended into hell."

"Christ Jesus for us Suffered" by George vP

Saturday, January 12, 2019

I Believe in God the Father

The Heidelberg Catechism, a reformational confession, was written in 1563. It elaborations on four blocks of material: the Apostles' Creed, Word and Sacraments, the Ten Commandments, and the Lord's Prayer. This hymn is based on Lord's Days 9 & 10 which treat the first article of the Apostles' Creed. 

"I Believe in God the Father" by George vP

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Prayer of Azariah in the Furnace

Here is a lament prayer of confession based on the Apocryphal Prayer of Azariah that he is said to have prayed while in Nebuchadnezzar's furnace.

"Prayer of Azariah" by George vP