Like fireworks in the night

Like fireworks in the night

Author: Ian M. Fraser
Tune: ST. JOHN (PARISH CHOIR)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Like fireworks in the night
the Holy Spirit came;
disciple's fears took flight
when touched by fronds of flame:
and suddenly the world was young
as hope embraced a Saviour's claim.

2 For Jesus bade them dare
to venture, as they should;
his love taught them to share
their homes, possessions, food:
the mind of Jesus gave them speech
all tribes and peoples understood.

3 Thus God our spirits lifts
fresh daring to inspire
as common folk get gifts
to change the world entire:
the tongues of flame at Pentecost
ran through the world like forest fire.

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First Line: Like fireworks in the night
Author: Ian M. Fraser
Meter: 6.6.6.6.4.4.4.4
Publication Date: 2005
Copyright: © 2001 Stainer & Bell, Ltd. (Admin. Hope Publishing Co.)

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