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Sing! for God Has the Last Word

Sing! for God Has the Last Word Singl for God Has the Last Word Harold Dean Trulear For it is written, rejoice thou barren that bearest not, break forth and cry thou that travailest not, for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband-Galatians 4:27 You can sing this morning because God has the last word. You and I face difficulties, and in the midst of these difficulties it's good to know that you can sing because God has the last word. This text from the book of Galatians is actually a quotation that Paul brings to us from the book of Isaiah. In Isaiah, chapter 54, verse r, it is literally rendered in these words: "Sing oh barren, thou who didst not bear, break forth into singing and cry aloud thou who didst not travail with child, for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith the Lord." Isaiah uses the picture of a woman who was not able to bear chil­ dren for herself, and, as we know, there was no greater reproach among the women of Israel than the inability to conceive. Women's value in the economy of Israel was determined by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Black Sacred Music Duke University Press

Sing! for God Has the Last Word

Black Sacred Music , Volume 8 (2) – Sep 1, 1994

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Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press
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1043-9455
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2640-9879
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10.1215/10439455-8.2.81
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Singl for God Has the Last Word Harold Dean Trulear For it is written, rejoice thou barren that bearest not, break forth and cry thou that travailest not, for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband-Galatians 4:27 You can sing this morning because God has the last word. You and I face difficulties, and in the midst of these difficulties it's good to know that you can sing because God has the last word. This text from the book of Galatians is actually a quotation that Paul brings to us from the book of Isaiah. In Isaiah, chapter 54, verse r, it is literally rendered in these words: "Sing oh barren, thou who didst not bear, break forth into singing and cry aloud thou who didst not travail with child, for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith the Lord." Isaiah uses the picture of a woman who was not able to bear chil­ dren for herself, and, as we know, there was no greater reproach among the women of Israel than the inability to conceive. Women's value in the economy of Israel was determined by

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Black Sacred MusicDuke University Press

Published: Sep 1, 1994

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