Christ be with us, Christ behind usAuthor: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette
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Christ be with us, Christ behind us,
Christ before us — all around!
Christ in busy, noisy cities,
Christ where hardly rings a sound.
Jesus, you're our Lord and Savior;
On your love we can depend.
Help us see your presence clearly
In each stranger and each friend.
Christ in lines of people fleeing,
Praying that a war will cease;
Christ in battered women's shelters,
Looking for a place of peace.
Christ with people sick or dying,
Loved ones trying hard to cope
In this world of so much suffering,
Christ, you give your people hope.
Christ with children who must struggle,
Working hard for daily food;
Christ in classrooms, learning, growing,
Asking questions, seeking good;
Christ in diners, waiting tables;
Christ in homes where children play
In this world of people working,
Christ, you work through us today.
Christ with all who keep on struggling,
Helping others to be free;
Christ with churches working, searching
For a greater unity;
Christ, in bread and wine, be with us,
Giving strength for each new day
In this world of daily crosses,
Be our joyful, living Way.
Source: Gifts of Love: new hymns for today's worship #36
|First Line:||Christ be with us, Christ behind us|
|Title:||Christ Be with Us|
|Author:||Carolyn Winfrey Gillette|
|Copyright:||Copyright © 1998 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved|
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|Gifts of Love: new hymns for today's worship #36||Christ be with us, Christ behind us||Christ Be with Us||Carolyn Winfrey Gillette||Charles Crozat Converse; Rowland Hugh Pritchard||220.127.116.11 D||Matthew 25:31-46; Matthew 28:20; John 17:21-22; 1 John 4:16||CONVERSE||F Major||English||2000|