God Weeps

by David Haas

Text Author: Shirley Erena Murray

Words © 1996 Hope Publishing Co. Music © 2005 GIA.

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Item #: G-6694     Status: Archived

Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Solo, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Instrumental parts included: C Instrument

Separate Instruments: Cello, Guitar

Tune Name: Sorrow

Series: Celebration

Difficulty Level: E


This is a simple setting of a very poignant text asserting that the evils committed by humanity cause God to weep until that day when the world understands the Christ. The setting is primarily unison with some SATB underpinning. An appropriate lament for a world in turmoil.

Seasonal: Lent

Liturgical: Lent 5 A

Topical: Comfort, Compassion, Grief, Social Concern, Suffering

Scored for: Strings, Woodwinds

Style: Folk

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English

Format: Printed