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"This we believe"--based on the themes of the Belhar Confession--suggested tune: CRUCIFER, (Rejoice in the Lord #415)

Refrain:     This we believe: our God, the Three-in-One,

makes us the Church through Spirit and the Son.

 

Gathered, protected by eternal grace,

and joined as saints from every land and race:                 Refrain

 

We bring the world the liberating Word

that reconciles wherever it is heard.                                 Refrain

 

We must reveal lives giving, whole, and just

to faithful people trapped in broken trust.                         Refrain

 

We face earthís powers, stare down pain and death,

to bring Good News with all our strength and breath.       Refrain

 

James Hart Brumm

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

This we believe

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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