God, the All-Holy

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Brian Wren

Lyrics as Poetry

God, the All-Holy,
Maker and Mother,
gladly we gather,
bringing in prayer
old hurts for healing,
new hopes for holding,
giving, receiving,
loving and care.Spirit, All-Seeing,
knitting and blending
joy in desiring,
friendship and ease,
make our belonging
loyal and lasting,
so that our pledging
freshens and frees.Christ, All-Completing,
Nature enfolding,
evil exhausting
in love’s embrace,
weaving and mending,
make every ending
God’s new beginning
glowing with grace.

Words by
Brian WrenCopyright © 1989 by Hope Publishing Company
(Carol Stream, Illinois) for USA,
Canada, Australia and New Zealand.Copyright © 1989 by Stainer & Bell Limited
(London, England) for all other territories

Comments About Song

from his book “Piece Together Praise” (p 136):

“September 1988, as a gesture of affection for
Pitt Street Uniting Church, Sydney, Australia.”

Piece Together Praise
(A Theological Journey)
is co-published by:Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, IL USA
(for USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand)Stainer & Bell, Limited
London, England
(for all other countries)

                                                    Audio Sample

One verse played on piano

Scripture Reference

  • Colossians 1:17

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Community
  • Gathering
  • God∶ nature of
  • Grace
  • Human Relationships
  • Relationships∶ relationships with others
  • Trinity
  • Wholeness

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