Ad Fontes #3

From Lutheran Service Book’s Daily Lectionary for December 8:

For you [,O Lord,] have been a stronghold to the poor,

a stronghold to the needy in his distress,

a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat. (Isaiah 25:4 ESV)

Which, as sung and reshaped in the African-American tradition of Christian spirituals, became:

And, as repurposed by Bob Dylan, also became:

— Rick Krueger