Holy Spirit, Storm of Love

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Brian Wren
Tune Name: CLARESHOLM

Lyrics as Poetry

Holy Spirit, storm of love,
break our self protective walls.
Bring us out and show us why,
nakedly upon the cross,
open to the wind and sky,
Jesus waits and Jesus calls.Show us, in his tortured flesh,
earth’s creator on display,
broken by affairs of state,
drinking horror, pain and grief,
arching in the winds of hate,
giving love and life away.Show us how this dying love entered,
bore and understood
all our deep, unconscious drives,
each exploiting, evil thread
woven through our nation’s lives,
all our life apart from God.Thus convicted, claimed and called,
freed as Christ we freely choose,
washed in love, reborn, renamed,
doing justice, knowing God,
may we witness unashamed,
confident to give good news.News that Jesus is alive,
as the People of the Dove,
going out in praise and prayer,
meet the evils of our time
and the demons of despair
with forgiving, living love.


Words by
Brian WrenCopyright © 1986 by Hope Publishing Company
(Carol Stream, Illinois) for USA,
Canada, Australia and New Zealand.Copyright © 1986 by Stainer & Bell Limited
(London, England) for all other territories

Comments About Song

BRIAN WREN
from his book “Piece Together Praise” (p 139):


“TEXT”


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

"HOLY SPIRIT, STORM OF LOVE"
One verse played on piano

Scripture References

  • Mark 14:33
  • Romans 6:5-11
  • 2 Corinthians 5:21
  • 1 Peter 2:22-25

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Church∶ renewal
  • Confession
  • Discipleship
  • Evangelism
  • Liberation
  • Mission
  • Outreach
  • Risk, Risking
  • Service, Serving
  • Share, Sharing
  • Witness
  • World

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