God Has Set Us Free for Freedom

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Fred Kaan
Tune Name: GOLDEN

Lyrics as Poetry

God has set us free for freedom,
for responding “yes” or “no”.
Freedom is our gift and calling,
God has let all people go.


REFRAIN:

Freedom is to people
what air is to the birds.
Freedom is belonging,
breaking bread, sharing words.


Ties of kindred are our bondage:
we the members, God the head.
We are made in God’s own image;
love has made us free indeed.

— Refrain —

God unties our hands for loving
man or woman, children, friends,
caring for the other’s wholeness;
love is kind and understands.

— Refrain —

Human hearts remain in turmoil
till they find their rest in God
who, as source of peace and freedom,
gives us Christ in flesh and blood.

— Refrain —

Give us freedom, God, to serve you,
show us where we ought to go,
never resting till all people’s
cups are full and overflow.

— Refrain —


Words by Fred Kaan
Copyright © 1975 by Hope Publishing Company (Carol Stream, Illinois) for USA and Canada.
Copyright © 1975 by Stainer & Bell Limited (London, England) for all other territories.

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Community
  • Free, Freedom
  • Gifts & Talents
  • God∶ love of
  • God∶ nature of
  • Humanity
  • Human Relationships
  • Liberation
  • Life∶ living life
  • Love∶ God's
  • Love∶ love for others
  • Relationships∶ relationships with others
  • Service, Serving
  • Wholeness

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