|First Line:||Where charity and love prevail|
|Title:||Where Charity and Love Prevail|
|Translator:||Omer Westendorf (1960, alt.)|
|Scripture:||Matthew 18:20; Mark 12:38-44; John 13:1-17; John 13:34-35; John 15:9-12; 1 Corinthians 13; 2 Corinthians 5:17-20; Ephesians 4:29-32; 1 John 4:7-21|
|Topic:||Christian Year: Maundy Thursday; The Church; Community in Christ4 more...|
|Source:||Latin, 8th cent.|
|Copyright:||© 1960, ren. 1988 World Library Publications|
This English paraphrase is based on a longer Latin hymn traditionally associated with the foot-washing ritual on Maundy Thursday, an enactment of Christ’s “new commandment” that we should love one another (John 13:34). For a chant setting of the first line of the hymn see no. 205.