For leader and congregation. Words in bold type are sung by all.

Praise be to the God and Father of our
Lord Jesus Christ!
In his great mercy
he has given us new birth
into a living hope
through the resurrection
of Jesus Christ
from the dead. Amen.

Michael Perry (Pseudonym Word and Music) (1942 - 1996) from 1Peter 1
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