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Now the Silence

Now the silence,
Now the peace,
Now the empty hands uplifted;
Now the kneeling,
Now the plea,
Now the Father's arms in welcome;

Now the hearing,
Now the power,
Now the vessel brimmed for pouring;
Now the body,
Now the blood,
Now the joyful celebration;

Now the wedding,
Now the songs,
Now the heart forgiven leaping;
Now the Spirit's visitation,
Now the Son's epiphany,
Now the Father's blessing.
Now.  Now.  Now.

Jaroslav Vajda
Words © 1969 Hope Publishing Company

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Product Code: 674, 840, 8020

Collections: 100 Top Hope Hymns|Hymnal Supplement|Hymnal Supplement II|Worship & Rejoice

Scriptural Reference: 1 Corinthians 11:23-25; 1 Timothy 2:8; 2 Corinthians 6:2; Lamentations 3:41; Luke 15:20, 22:17-20; Mark 14:22-24; Matthew 26:26-28; Psalms 63:4, 95:6

Theme: Communion, Forgiveness, God - Mystery, Joy, Lord's Supper, Prayer, Reconciliation

Author(s): Vajda, Jaroslav J. (More Hymns | Biography)

Suggested Hymn Tune: NOW - Schalk, Carl F. (More Hymns | Biography)

Poetic Meter: Irregular

Date Uploaded: Fri Sep 19 14:55:47 2008

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