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SINGING THE SCRIPTURES #9

Our latest project is writing simple Scripture songs for use around the world. 

Please tell us your favorite Bible verse
and maybe we will write a song for YOU  !!

Ralph Merrifield
 

Fountain of Life Caruhatan, the Philippines

 


He Is Faithful
  (1 John 1:9  NIV)

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Dedicated to Johan Komrij, from the Netherlands

If we confess our sins, He is faithful,
He is faithful and just.
He is faithful and just and
will forgive us our sins (repeat)

and purify us, and purify us
from all unrighteousness.
and purify us, and purify us
from all unrighteousness.

1 John, 1 verse 9


Be Strong And Take Heart  (Psalm 31:24  NIV)

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Dedicated to Johan Komrij, from the Netherlands

Be strong and take heart,
all you who hope in the Lord.
Be strong and take heart,
all you who hope in the Lord.

Be strong, be strong,
take heart, take heart,
all you who hope,
 who hope in the Lord.
(repeat to beginning)

Be strong and take heart,
all you who hope in the Lord.
Be strong and take heart,
all you who hope in the Lord.
Psalm 31:24


For I Am Holy   (Leviticus 11:44-45  ESV)

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Dedicated to the Scripture Memory Fellowship, from America

For I am the Lord your God.
Consecrate yourselves therefore,
and be holy, and be holy,
for I am holy. 
and be holy, and be holy,
for I am holy. 

You shall not defile yourselves
with any swarming thing
that crawls on the ground,
crawls on the ground,
for I am holy. 
You shall not defile yourselves
for I am holy. 

For I am the Lord who brought you up
out of the land of Egypt
to be your God, to be your God,
for I am holy. 
You shall therefore be holy,
for I am holy.

You shall therefore be holy,
for I am holy.
Leviticus 11: 44 through 45


Let The Little Children Come   (Mark 10:14b-16  NIV)

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Dedicated to Johan Komrij, from the Netherlands

“Let the little children come to me,
and do not hinder them,
for the kingdom of God
belongs to such as these. (repeat)

Truly I tell you,
anyone who will not receive
the kingdom of God like a little child
Truly I tell you,
anyone who will not receive
like a little child
will never enter it.” (repeat)

And he took the children in his arms, 
placed his hands on them
placed his hands on them
and blessed them. (repeat)

Let the little children come to me
Let the little children come to me
Let the little children come to me
Mark 10:14-16


My Flesh And My Heart   (Psalm 73:26  NIV)

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Dedicated to Johan Komrij, from the Netherlands

My flesh and my heart may fail,
My flesh and my heart may fail,
    but God is the strength 
God is the strength of my heart
    and my portion forever.

My flesh and my heart may fail,
My flesh and my heart may fail,
    but God is the strength 
God is the strength of my heart
    and my portion forever.

God is the strength 
God is the strength 
of my heart
    and my portion forever.
Psalm 73:26

 

Pure Joy    (James 1:2-4  NIV)

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Dedicated to Johan Komrij, from the Netherlands

Consider it pure joy, pure joy, my brothers and sisters,
pure joy, pure joy, my brothers and sisters,
whenever you face trials of many kinds,
consider it pure joy, pure, pure joy (repeat)

Consider it pure joy,
because you know that the testing
of your faith produces
perseverance, perseverance.  

Consider it pure joy, pure joy, my brothers and sisters,
pure joy, pure joy, my brothers and sisters,
whenever you face trials of many kinds,
Consider it pure joy, pure, pure joy

Let perseverance finish
its work so that you may be
mature and complete,
not lacking anything, not lacking anything.

Consider it pure joy, pure joy, my brothers and sisters,
pure joy, pure joy, my brothers and sisters,
whenever you face trials of many kinds,
consider it pure joy, pure, pure joy

Consider it pure joy, pure, pure joy
Consider it pure joy, pure, pure joy
James chapter 1:2-4

 

I Love Those Who Love Me   (Proverbs 8:17  NIV)

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Dedicated to Johan Komrij, from the Netherlands

Proverbs 8:17

I love those who love me,
I love those who love me,
I love those who love me,
those who love me

I love those who love me,
I love those who love me,
I love those who love me,
those who love me

    and those who seek me find me.
    and those who seek me find me.
    and those who seek me find me.
find me
(repeat to beginning)

I love those who love me,
I love those who love me,
I love those who love me,
those who love me
Proverbs 8:17


Serve The Lord   (1 Samuel 12:20-22  ESV)

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Dedicated to the Scripture Memory Fellowship, from America

1 Samuel 12:20-22   And Samuel said to the people,

“Do not be afraid; you have done all this evil.
Yet do not turn aside from following the Lord,

but serve the Lord, serve the Lord, 
serve the Lord with all your heart. 

And do not turn aside after empty things
that cannot profit or deliver,
for they are empty. 

but serve the Lord, serve the Lord, 
serve the Lord with all your heart. 

For the Lord will not forsake His people, 
for His great name's sake,
because it has pleased the Lord to make you
a people for Himself.

For the Lord will not forsake His people, 
for His great name's sake,
because it has pleased the Lord to make you
a people for Himself.


You Believe In Him   (1 Peter 1:8-9 NIV)

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Dedicated to Johan Komrij, from the Netherlands

Though you have not seen Him,
you love Him;
Though you have not seen Him,
you love Him;
and even though you do not see Him now,
you believe in Him
(repeat)

 you believe in Him
and are filled with
an inexpressible and glorious joy,
you believe in Him
and are filled with
an inexpressible and glorious joy,

for you are receiving the end result
of your faith, the salvation of your souls.
for you are receiving the end result
of your faith, the salvation of your souls.
 

Though you have not seen Him,
you love Him;
Though you have not seen Him,
you love Him;
and even though you do not see Him now,
you believe in Him
and even though you do not see Him now,
you believe in Him

you believe in Him
you believe in Him
1 Peter 1:8-9


That I May Gain Christ   (Philippians 3:7-8  NIV)

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Dedicated to Sabrina Class, from the United States

I consider everything a loss
because of the surpassing worth
of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord
for whose sake I have lost all things.

I consider everything a loss
because of the surpassing worth
of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord
for whose sake I have lost all things.

But whatever were gains to me
I now consider loss 
for the sake of Christ. 
What is more,

I consider everything a loss
because of the surpassing worth
of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord
for whose sake I have lost all things.

I consider them garbage,
that I may gain Christ
that I may gain Christ
that I may gain Christ
Philippians 3:7 through 8

 

Now Israel   (Deuteronomy 10:12-14  ESV)

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Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you,
now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you (repeat)

but to fear the Lord your God, 
to walk in all His ways, 
to love Him, to serve the Lord your God
with all your heart and with all your soul,

Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you,
now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you
 

and to keep the commandments
and statutes of the Lord,
which I am commanding you today
for your good, for your good?

Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you,
now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you
 

Behold, to the Lord 
your God belong heaven
and the heaven of heavens, 
the earth with all, all that is in it.

Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you,
now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you
Deuteronomy 10:12-14


I AM THE WAY   John 14:6  (ESV)

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Dedicated to New Hope Chapel, from the United States
 

John chapter 14 verse 6.  Jesus said to him, 

“I am the way, and the truth, and the life.
“I am the way, and the truth, and the life.
No one comes to the Father except through me.
“I am the way, and the truth, and the life.

“I am the way, and the truth, and the life.
“I am the way, and the truth, and the life.
John chapter 14 verse 6

 

These web pages also contains songs written during this period

"Singing The Scriptures" Collections

"This Season Of Life #1"

"This Season Of Life #2"

"Redeemed !!"

 

How our Scripture songs are being used in Asia

 

 
Our "Scripture Song Index"
contains many other songs written for this purpose.

 

All songs copyright 2019, Ralph Merrifield.
New Hope Music, PO Box 1612, Westboro MA 01581

You have our encouragement and permission to duplicate and share these songs
for all "not-for-profit" purposes (ie. corporate worship, overheads, songbooks, web sites,
give-away copies). Please contact New Hope for other uses. Thanks!!!

 

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