How Great the Mystery of Faith

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

Lyrics as Poetry

How great the mystery of faith,
how deep the purposes of God,
in birth and aging, life and death,
unveiled, yet never understood!Attracted by life’s deepest claim
we wait, assembled in this place,
with needs and hopes we cannot name,
a thirst for healing, truth and grace.The best that we can do and say,
the utmost care of skill and art,
are sweepers of the Spirit’s way
to reach the depths of every heart.Come, walk among us, Holy Friend,
as all are gathered and prepared,
that scattered lives may meet and mend
through open Word and table shared.


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

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

HOW GREAT THE MYSTERY OF FAITH
One Verse with Final Ending
played on piano by Ron Klusmeier

Scripture References

  • Luke 15:8-10
  • 1 Timothy 3:16

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Call to Worship
  • Communion
  • Eucharist
  • Faith
  • Gathering
  • God∶ love of
  • Grace
  • Heal, Healing
  • Introit
  • Journey
  • Love∶ God's
  • Mystery
  • Share, Sharing
  • Truth
  • Unity
  • Worship

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