1 Praise we offer, Lord of glory,
for your coming to our earth;
called to be the child of Mary,
taking manhood by your birth:
praise we offer, Lord of glory
for your coming to our earth.

2 Praise we offer, Lord of glory,
for your passion and your death;
called to suffer for us sinners,
faithful till your final breath:
praise we offer, Lord of glory
for your passion and your death.

3 Praise we offer, Lord of glory,
for your conquest of the grave;
called to break the chains which bound us,
rising, faithful souls to save:
praise we offer, Lord of glory
for your conquest of the grave.

4 Praise we offer, Lord of glory,
for your Spirit's touch of power;
called to give our lives new radiance,
filling us from hour to hour;
praise we offer, Lord of glory
for your Spirit's touch of power.

5 Praise we offer, Lord of glory,
for the hope which all our days,
called to being by your labours,
turns our thoughts to endless praise:
praise we offer, Lord of glory
endless songs of joyful praise!

Michael Saward (born 1932) after N F S Grundtvig (1783 - 1872)
© Michael Saward/Jubilate Hymns
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