1 Lord Jesus Christ, invited guest and saviour,
with tender mercy hear us as we pray;
grant our desire for those who seek your favour,
come with your love and bless them both today.

2 Give them your strength for caring and for serving,
give them your graces faithfulness and prayer;
make their resolve to follow you unswerving,
make their reward your peace beyond compare.

3 Be their delight in joy, their hope in sorrow,
be their true friend in pleasure as in pain;
guest of today and guardian of tomorrow,
turn humble water into wine again!

Michael Perry (1942 - 1996)
© Mrs B Perry/Jubilate Hymns
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