Category Archives: Church

Psalm 54: Save Me, O God (with Doug Gay)

Update: Sheet music for this song is now available at gregscheer.com. February 2022 proved to be too short to achieve my goal of 14 Psalm collaborations. (You can hear a concert of the 12 songs I completed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBiORFbDulE) However, … Continue reading

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Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies

Update: Sheet music for this song is now available at gregscheer.com. Charles Wesley originally titled this text simply “Morning Hymn.” Indeed, the text is filled with images of morning, light, and day. Of course, Jesus Christ, the Light of the … Continue reading

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Psalm 102: My Heart Is Sick (Linda Bonney Olin)

I first collaborated with Linda Bonney Olin in February of this year. Our setting of Psalm 8, “How Often in the Deep of Night” was part of my 2022 Psalm Collaboration project. I’m now coming back to some other texts … Continue reading

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Teach Us Your Peace (David Bjorlin)

Update: Sheet music for this song is now available at gregscheer.com. I was talking to my boys yesterday about the mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo. I admitted that lately, I’ve become callous to the whole process: some troubled person … Continue reading

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Behold the Love

As I was planning Easter services, I stumbled across a hymn text by Barton W. Stone called “Behold the Love, the Grace of God.” Stone is better known for his part in the Stone-Campbell Movement (also called the “Restoration Movement”) … Continue reading

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Psalm 9/10: Rise Up, O Lord!

Update: Sheet music for this song is now available at gregscheer.com. Collaborator Naaman Wood was in the middle of grading midterms and wasn’t able to get me a final version of Psalm 9/10 until February 27–the day before my FAWM … Continue reading

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Psalm 62: Only God Can Save Me Now

Update: Sheet music for this song is now available at gregscheer.com. Psalm 62 famously begins with the words, “My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him.” The Psalmist goes on to describe the many difficulties experienced … Continue reading

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Psalm 18: I Love You, God My Lord (with Adam Carlill)

Update: Sheet music for this song is now available at gregscheer.com. I’ve co-written with Adam Carlill three times previously. What I love about his Psalms for the Common Era is that the texts scan so well. “Scanning” is how well … Continue reading

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Psalm 135: I Know the Lord Is Great! (with Hunter Lynch)

Update: Sheet music for this song is now available at gregscheer.com. Almost exactly one year ago, Hunter Lynch and I released our first song together. Now we’re back at it with something very different. Hunter sent me a lyric based … Continue reading

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Psalm 44: For Your Mercy’s Sake (with T.L. Moody)

Update: Sheet music for this song is now available at gregscheer.com. It is always a pleasure to work with a text by T.L. (Tammy) Moody. She has a knack for finding fresh ways to express herself, or in this case, … Continue reading

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