I will come to you in the silence (‘You are mine’)

I will come to you in the silence (‘You are mine’). David Robert Haas* (1957- ).  In 2017 The National Association of Pastoral Musicians (USA)* (NPM) conducted a hymn survey in which 3,000 participants ranked hymns. Known popularly by its title, David Haas’ ‘You Are Mine’ was number four on the list. The hymn first appeared in the composer’s collection Who Calls You by Name: Music for Christian Initiation (Chicago, 1988-1991).  The words are based on texts from Psalm 46: 10, ‘Be still and know…’; Isaiah 43: 1b, ‘Do not fear…you are mine.’; and John 14: 27, ‘Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do...

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