300. We Are One in the Spirit (They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love)

Text Information
First Line: We are one in the Spirit
Title: We Are One in the Spirit (They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love)
Author: Peter Scholtes (1966)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 7.6.7.6.8.6 with refrain
Scripture: John 13:34-35; 1 Corinthians 12:12-13; Ephesians 4; Philippians 2:4; 1 John 4:7-12
Topic: The Church; Evangelism; Love for Others4 more...
Language: English
Refrain First Line: And they'll know we are Christians by our love
Copyright: © 1966 F.E.L. Publications, assigned 1991 to The Lorenz Corp.
Tune Information
Name: THEY’LL KNOW WE ARE CHRISTIANS
Composer: Peter Scholtes (1966)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.8.6 with refrain
Key: f minor
Copyright: © 1966 F.E.L. Publications, assigned 1991 to The Lorenz Corp.


Text Information:

A parish priest at St. Brendan’s on the South Side of Chicago in the 1960s was very involved in the local Civil Rights movement and needed something for his youth choir to sing at ecumenical, interracial events. Finding nothing, he wrote this song in a single day.


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