“Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray.” Charles Spurgeon wrote about Psalm 5, ” There are two sorts of prayers–those expressed in words, and the unuttered longings which abide as silent meditations.” Pslam 5 gives utterance (of a sort) to David’s unuttered longings. Now how did My Soul Among Lions set it to music? Our podcast considers all that, plus the benefits and detriments of the strophic form.
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