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"Out of obedience to Jesus"--based on Belhar Article 5--suggested tune: RENDEZ A DIEU,  98 98 D  (Rejoice #119)

Out of obedience to Jesus,

      we who believe must now confess

faith in surrendered power that frees us,

      called as disciples, called to bless

all of creation by our labors.

      We give our broken lives to aid

each child in need, not only neighbors,

      marked by God, in whom we are made.


Living obedience to Jesus,

      we must face up to pain and death.

Setting aside the things which please us,

      finding our life in Holy Breath,

standing with people, poor, forgotten,

      against the state, the shop, the board,

spurning the shiny for the rotten,

      walking the path of Christ the Lord.

James Hart Brumm

Text copyright © 2008 by Brummhart Publishing.  For permission to use the hymn, please contact us at Permissions@BrummhartPublishing.com.

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suggested tune: CRUCIFER (Rejoice in the Lord #415)


Come join us in community

suggested tune: McKEE

(Rejoice #410)


Called to be salt, we share the flavor

suggested tune: RATHERVUE by Alfred V. Fedak (in Sing to our God New Songs of Rejoicing, Selah Publishing)


Our Godís true self is shown

suggested tune: CANTEMOS AL SENOR (Sing! A New Creation #40)

Out of obedience to Jesus

suggested tune: RENDEZ A DIEU (Rejoice #119)

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