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Praise the God Who Changes Places

Praise the God who changes places,
       leaves the lofty seat,
welcomes us with warm embraces,
       stoops to wash our feet.
              Refrain: Friends, be strong!
              Hold your heads high!
              Freedom is our song! Alleluia!

Praise the Rabbi, speaking, doing
       all that God intends,
dying, rising, faith renewing,
       calling us his friends.
              Refrain

Praise the Breath of Love, whose freedom
       spreads our waking wings,
lifting every blight and burden
       till our spirit sings:
              Refrain

Praise, until we join the singing
       far beyond our sight,
with the Ending-and-Beginning,
       dancing in the light.
              Refrain

Brian Wren
Words © 1986 Hope Publishing Company


Collections: |Piece Together Praise - Wren|

Scriptural Reference: Isaiah 40:31; Philippians 2:5-11; John 1:38, 3:2, 26, 15:12-17; 2 Corinthians 3:17; Revelation 1:8

Theme: Incarnation, Jesus Christ - Life & Ministry, Praise of God, Praise to Christ

Author(s): Wren, Brian (More Hymns | Biography)


Poetic Meter: 8.5.8.5. Ref.

Date Uploaded: Mon May 12 10:40:16 2008

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