Words: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, 2014
Music: tune, SHOWALTER, Anthony J. Showalter, 1887
Scriptures: Matthew 16:13-20, 21-28; Mark 8:27-38; Luke 9:18-27
Topics: Jesus; Peter; Church; Resurrection; calling; Kingdom of God
This new hymn from Carolyn Gillette is based on the gospel lectionary for two successive Sundays in lectionary year A, Sundays between August 21-27 and August 28-September 3. It recounts Peter's declaration about Jesus and Jesus' foretelling of his death and resurrection.