A Scripture Song Anthology Volumes I, II, & III

A picture of the Marti family (Jack, Laurie, Michael & Jessica) taken in 1990

This is a picture of our family about the time we re-recorded our first six projects and they became known as A Scripture Song Anthology Vol. I, II & III. Our son, Michael, was eleven years old at the time and our daughter, Jessica, was ten. You can hear Michael singing on some of the songs (most notably The Ten Commandments on Vol. I). Because of Jessica's CP, she is not able to sing, but if you listen real carefully, sometimes you can hear a little background noise that indicates she was in the room while we were recording. Her main job was to let us know if the songs were any good. If she liked a song, she would squeal with delight (not during the recordings), but if she didn't, she would shake her head (and sometimes even cry!).



The Songs

A Scripture Song Anthology Volume I (SSA V. I)

On our first two projects (contained on volume one) we recorded mostly songs which were composed by friends of ours and also songs which we'd learned through the years, but didn't know who the composers were. Credit is given to each composer, unless we don't know who they are, and then the composer is designated as "unknown."

Songs include:

Be Kindly Affectioned (Romans 12:10 (John 15:12;13:35) mp3 clip
He That Handleth A Matter Wisely (Provebs 16:20) mp3 clip
The Angel of the Lord (Psalm 34:7 & 8) mp3 clip
The Lord Thy God (Zephenaiah 3:17) mp3 clip
I Will Sing of the Mercies (Psalm 89:1) mp3 clip
Praise the Lord (Psalm 113) mp3 clip
Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled (John 15:1,2; Isaiah 40:31; Revelation 21:4) mp3 clip
Create in Me a Clean Heart (Psalm 51:7, 10-14) mp3 clip
Remember the Sabbath Day (Exodus 20:8-11) mp3 clip
Grains, Fruits, Nuts, and Vegetables (CD 81) mp3 clip
Be Not Afraid (Joshua 1:9) mp3 clip
Though I Speak With Tongues of Men and Angels (1 Corinthians 13) mp3 clip
I Will Sing Unto the Lord (Exodus 15:1-5; 2 Corinthians 10:3-5) mp3 clip
Search Me O God (Psalm 139:23, 24) mp3 clip
Whatsoever Things Are True (Phillipians 4:8) mp3 clip
Whoso Keepeth the Commandments (Ecclesiastes 8:5) mp3 clip
The Lord Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23) mp3 clip
My Doctrine Shall Drop As the Rain (Deuteronomy 32:2-4) mp3 clip
Seek Ye First (Matthew 6:33; 4:4; 7:7) mp3 clip
Thou Wilt Keep Him (Isaiah 26:3; John 3:7; Isaiah 1:18; John 8:36; Isaiah 40:31) mp3 clip
He Shall Not Be Afraid (Psalm 112:7; 114:8; 115:1) mp3 clip
And the Spirit and the Bride Say Come (Revelation 22:17) mp3 clip
Beloved, Let Us Love (1 John 4:7 & 8) mp3 clip
Trust in the Lord With All Thine Heart (Proverbs 3:5-7 & 11) mp3 clip
And His Wife Hath Made Herself Ready (Revelation 19:7,9; 21:2,9,11,23 ;22:17) mp3 clip
He that Dwelleth in the Secret Place of the Most High (Psalm 91) mp3 clip
I Will Praise Thee (Psalm 139:14) mp3 clip
The Law of the Lord is Perfect (Psalm 19::7-11,14) mp3 clip
He Hath Shewed Thee O Man (Micah 6:8) mp3 clip
The Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:3-17) mp3 clip
Rejoice Evermore (1 Thesolonians 5:16-20) mp3 clip
Our Father Which Art In Heaven (Matthew 6:9-13) mp3 clip
My Body is the Temple mp3 clip
Suffer the Little Children (Mark 10:14) mp3 clip
Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace (Isaiah 26:3 & 4) mp3 clip

A Scripture Song Anthology Volume II (SSA V. II)

On our third project (the first half of volume two) I started getting a little more confident about composing and so started including a few more of my own brand new songs. On our fourth project (the second half of volume two) we used quite a few songs by unknown composers that we had learned that year as well as some by friends and a few of my own.

Songs Include:

It is Good to Give Thanks (Psalm 92:1-6) mp3 clip
Blessed is the Man (Psalm 1) mp3 clip
The Voice of My Beloved (Song of Solomon 1:4; 3:2; 8:7; 2:8,10) mp3 clip
Let Not the Wise Man Glory in His Wisdom (Jeremiah 9:23 & 24) mp3 clip
Ho Everyone That Thirsteth (Isaiah 55:1 & 2) mp3 clip
For It Seemed Good to the Holy Ghost (Acts 15:28 & 29) mp3 clip
Sanctify the Lord God in Your Heart (1 Peter 3:15) mp3 clip
The TV Psalm (Psalm 101) mp3 clip
The Three Angels' Messages (Revelation 14:7-10) mp3 clip
This is the Sabbath Day ( Ex. 20:11, Matt. 5:19) mp3 clip
The Sanctuary Song (Psalm 77:13) mp3 clip
Hear, O Israel (Deuteronomy 6:4-6; Leviticus 19:18) mp3 clip
O Lord, Take My Heart (COL 159) mp3 clip
Make a Joyful Noise (Psalm 100) mp3 clip
They That Wait Upon the Lord (Isaiah 40:31, Psalm 27:13, 14) mp3 clip
I Beseech Ye Therefore Brethren (Romans 12:1 & 2) mp3 clip
Be Not Deceived (Galations 6:7; Proverbs 6:27; Hosea 8:7) mp3 clip
Hear My Cry, O God (Psalm 61) mp3 clip
I Am the Lord Your God (Ezekiel 20:12, 19-20; Exodus 31:16,17) mp3 clip
There Hath No Temptation Taken You (1 Corinthians 10:13) mp3 clip
Whatsoever Is Born of God (1 John 5:4) mp3 clip
Purge Out Therefore the Old Leaven (1 Corinthians 5:7-8) mp3 clip
Be Not Forgetful to Entertain Strangers (Hebrews 13:2) mp3 clip
O Give Thanks (Psalm 105:1-4, 7) mp3 clip
The Lord Said Unto Noah (Genesis 7:1) mp3 clip
Unto Thee O Lord (Psalm 25:1-4, 7, 10) mp3 clip
Work Out Your Own Salvation (Phillipians 2:12 & 13) mp3 clip
Now of the Things Which We Have Spoken (Hebrews 8:1 & 2) mp3 clip
Hereby Know Ye the Spirit of God (1 John 4:2; Hebrews 2:14; Romans 8:3) mp3 clip
Thou Art Worthy (Revelation 4:11) mp3 clip
When We Know God (DA 668) mp3 clip
Blessed Is He that Readeth (Revelation 1:3) mp3 clip

A Scripture Song Anthology Volume III (SSA V. III)

On our fifth project (the first half of volume three), all but a few of the songs (5 to be exact) are my compositions. The rest are by two friends of mine and only one by an unknown composer. Our sixth project (the second half of volume three) is pretty much evenly divided in terms of composers between unknown tunesmiths, a friend of mine (who became inspired all of a sudden and wrote a bunch of songs of which but a few are included here) and my songs.

Songs include:

Whereby Are Given Unto Us (2 Peter 1:4)/Add To Your Faith (2 Peter 1:5-7) mp3 clip
For Behold the Day Cometh (Malachi 4:1 & 2) mp3 clip
For God So Loved the World (John 3:16, 17; Romans 8:1,2) mp3 clip
Treated As We Deserve (DA 25) mp3 clip
Trust in the Lord and Do Good (Psalm 37:3-5, 7) mp3 clip
Wherefore My Beloved Brethren (James 1:19-25) mp3 clip
We Have Also a More Sure Word (2 Peter 1:19-21) mp3 clip
Blessed Are They (Revelation 22:14, Genesis 3:15, Revelation 21:5) mp3 clip
Now Unto Him That Is Able (Ephesians 3:20; 17-19) mp3 clip
We Are Troubled On Every Side (2 Corinthians 4:8 & 9) mp3 clip
Our Lord Jesus Christ Came to this World (MH 17) mp3 clip
Finally, My Brethren, Be Strong (Ephesians 6:10-17) mp3 clip
If Thou Turn Away Thy Foot From the Sabbath (Isaiah 58:13 & 14) mp3 clip
Fear Not For I Have Redeemed Thee (Isaiah 43:1 & 2) mp3 clip
But We All With Open Face Beholding As In a Glass (2 Corinthians 3:18) mp3 clip
Behold, I Stand at the Door and Knock (Revelation 3:20) mp3 clip
Whereby Are Given Unto Us (2 Peter 1:4 sung by M/M Dence) mp3 clip
God, Who at Sundry Times (Hebrews 1:1 & 2) mp3 clip
By the Word of the Lord (Psalm 33:6-9) mp3 clip
For I Have Given Unto Them (John 17:8) mp3 clip
Who Is Like Unto Thee (Exodus 15:11) mp3 clip
The Path of the Just (Proverbs 4:18; Romans 1:17; Zechariah 4:6; Hebrews 12:1) mp3 clip
And We Know that All Things Work Together (Romans 8:28) mp3 clip
I Will Greatly Rejoice in the Lord (Isaiah 61:10 & 11) mp3 clip
Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates (Psalm 24:7-10) mp3 clip
To the Law, and to the Testimony (Isaiah 8:20) mp3 clip
Behold, the Eye of the Lord is Upon Them That Fear Him (Psalm 33:18-22) mp3 clip
Forever, O Lord, Thy Word is Settled in Heaven (Psalm 119:89, 90, 97) mp3 clip
For Unto Us A Child Is Born (Isaiah 9:6) mp3 clip
So Shall My Word Be Which Goeth Forth (Isaiah 55:11 & 12) mp3 clip
Great and Marvellous (Revelation 15:3 & 4) mp3 clip
Great is the Lord (Psalm 48:1, 2, 11, 12, 14) mp3 clip
O Lord, Rebuke Me Not In Thine Anger (Psalm 6:1-5) mp3 clip
For the Lord Himself Will Decend From Heaven (1 Thessalonians 4:16-18) mp3 clip
And, Behold, I Come Quickly (Revelation 22:12 & 13) mp3 clip


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