Justice Like a River

Justice like a river, flowing to the sea

Author: Daniel Charles Damon (2015)
Tune: EIRENE (Lim)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Justice like a river, flowing to the sea
rolls down from God through folk like you and me.
As we love each other, peace will fill the land,
and living water breaks upon the sand.

2 Justice like a river flowing to the sea
rolls down from God through folk like you and me.
As we live together, working side by side,
we show God's love, still flowing deep and wide.

Source: New Hymns of Hope #141

Author: Daniel Charles Damon

Daniel Charles Damon (b. 1955) is an internationally published writer of hymn texts and tunes and is Associate Editor of Hymnody for Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, Illinois. Damon is also a jazz pianist and has played in many hotels and clubs in the San Francisco Bay area. He holds degrees from Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois (BME, 1977) and Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, California (MDiv, 1987). He is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church in the San Francisco Bay area and a life member of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Several single-author collections of Damon's hymns have been published: Faith Will Sing (Carol Stream, 1993), The Sound of Welcome (Carol Stream, 1998), To the Thirsty… Go to person page >

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First Line: Justice like a river, flowing to the sea
Title: Justice Like a River
Author: Daniel Charles Damon (2015)
Meter: 11.10.11.10
Language: English
Copyright: © 2015 Hope Publishing Company

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New Hymns of Hope #141



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