1 Father of all, with praise
And thanks to you we come,
For though our sins had driven us far
Your love has brought us home.

2 Your Son has given us grace
And changed our sorry state;
His death and life provide the key
To open glory's gate.

3 This bread and wine we share:
Christ's body we receive,
We drink his cup and humbly seek
His risen life to live.

4 May Christ's own Spirit flood
The darkened world with light
And keep us strong in Christian hope
And make our witness bright.

5 So shall the earth be free
The earth to which Christ came
And all your children join to bless
Your great and holy Name.

David Mowbray (born 1938)
© David Mowbray/Jubilate Hymns
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