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Suggested Tune QUEM PASTORES LAUDAVERE (188.8.131.52.)
Alternate 1 st verse
Loved ones by their own rejected Loved ones by their own rejected,
as defective, AIDS infected, cast aside, unloved, neglected,
come to Christ the Resurrected: come to Christ the Resurrected:
open armed He does receive! open armed He does receive!
Kingdom of such myst'ry, wonder,
where the victims of the plunder,
not the proud who tear asunder,
live eternal, strong and rich!
Broken yoke of death surrounds us;
nevermore will sin confound us!
In God's realm where grace is boundless
we are slaves to Love alone.
Water to the strangers offered,
in return 'twas nought they proffered;
what was added to our coffers?
Treasure in eternity!
"Lord your love stands firm forever!"
Sing His praises, ceasing never!
Was and is and shall be ever
God of Love, the Holy One.
Based on Revised Common Lectionary (A) for 13 th Sunday in ordinary time:
28:5-9 ; Psalm
89: 1-4, 15-18 ; Romans
6: 12-23 ; Matthew 10: