AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Dr. Michael De Vito, iJudith Mays, iDr. Ulla Sebastian, iTodd Cheney, iAnn Marquette, iCraig Nagasugi, iEdie Batstone, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Joel Sattler

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Articles
· Poetry
· Messages
· 1,510 Titles
· 885 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Oct, 2009

Joel Sattler, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Fractured Frazzled Folk Fables and Fairy Farces
by Jay Dubya

Fractured Frazzled Folk Fables and Fairy Farces is adult literature that satirizes famous children's stories, fables and fairy tales. The work is Jay Dubya's twenty-first..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Half Bath in Your Basement
by al squitieri,sr

Want to add a toilet to your basement but the sewer line is above the toilet connection, or grade level...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  Life and a Love
  2.  courage
  3.  Water Baby
  4.  I'm So Happy
  5.  in honor of
  6.  Contemplation
  7.  Blue Morpho
  8.  I Wish I Could Tell You...
  9.  Australian storm
  10.  Repairing the Damage
  11.  For Emily
  12.  Poem: You Made Me Rot
  13.  Free Spirit
  14.  Learning Experence
  15.  Same Old Same Old
  16.  Springtime Breeze
  17.  Morning Thoughts
  18.  My Scars
  19.  Well Actually
  20.  His Queen





THE BACH PRAYER, words adapted by Joel Sattler, music from Bach’s BOUREE
by Joel Sattler
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Joel Sattler
•  TEAR YOUR HEART OUT song lyrics by Joel Sattler
•  SECRETS blues song lyrics by Joel Sattler
•  EARTH WILL ABIDE song lyrics by Joel Sattler
•  THE GHOST HITCHHIKER song lyrics by Joel Sattler
•  LEAP OF FAITH song lyrics by Joel Sattler
           >> View all 1,479

.



.

THE BACH PRAYER, words adapted by Joel Sattler, music from Bach’s BOUREE

 

MUSIC: from the fifth movement

of the Suite in E minor for Lute,

BWV 996 (BC L166),

written by Johann Sebastian Bach.

 

WORDS: adapted by Joel Sattler from parts of

Matthew 6 and The First Epistle of John from the New Testament,

and The Child’s Prayer and the Hebrew Kiddush,

with some additions…..

 

---------------

 

Now I lay

me to sleep

pray the Lord

soul to keep

if I die

for I wake

pray the Lord my soul to take

 

If I wake

for I die

there’s no need

to ask why

to love God

reason be

enough

 

If my soul

flies away

I will be

blessed with grace

I will come

to the place

where the angels are embraced

 

As I lift

up my gaze

at the end

of my days

I will see

the light shine

above

 

Until when

we are dead

give us our

daily bread

and forgive

those who tres-

pass against 

 

Make our en-

emy friend

we’ll not pass

here again

and in God

we do live

and trust

 

Lead us not

into sin

but for glo-

ry to win

for of thine

is the king-

dom forever

 

And deli-

ver our souls

to the glo-

ry as told 

for the pow-

er is yours

ever more

 

Hallowed now

be thy name

earth and hea-

ven the same

both as one

kingdom come

will be done

 

Blessed be

thou o God

Lord of the

universe

Creator

of the fruit

of vine

 

As we’ve known

and believed

the love God

hath for us

he that dwel-

leth in love

has no fear of

 

And with fear

casteth out

there is no

room for doubt

and you’ll know

in your soul 

God is love

 

 

 

 

My version is based on a recording by Cesar Amaro:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItwLShQ_moI

 

========================

 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!





Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.