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Advent Doxology (Revised)

Posted By: Paula Meador Testerman
Date: Wednesday, 2 December 2009 at 12:45 p.m.

Three Versions; Third with Variations for Each Sunday

(These versions were the 2008 texts, slightly revised. See also my earlier postings this October; you may prefer one version over another, though I think I like these older ones best. pmt)

Text: Paula Meador Testerman

Tune: “Old Hundredth”

O Glorious God, your praise we sing
And give our lives as offering;
Bring peace on Earth, and with us dwell;
Come, Jesus, our Emmanuel.
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O Glorious God, to you we bring
Praise, treasures, lives as offering;*
Spirit of peace, among us dwell;
Come, Jesus, our Emmanuel.
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O Glorious God, to you we bring
Praise, treasures, lives as offering;*
Spirit of hope, within us dwell;
Come, Jesus, our Emmanuel.
(Sunday of hope candle)

O Glorious God, to you we bring
Praise, treasures, lives as offering;*
Spirit of peace, among us dwell;
Come, Jesus, our Emmanuel.
(Sunday of peace candle)

O Glorious God, to you we bring
Praise, treasures, lives as offering;*
Spirit of joy, within us dwell;
Come, Jesus, our Emmanuel.
(Sunday of joy candle)

O Glorious God, to you we bring
Praise, treasures, lives as offering;*
Spirit of love, among us dwell;
Come, Jesus, our Emmanuel.
(Sunday of love candle)

* "All that we are as offering" may be substituted for 2nd line.

Permission granted to use in a worship service.

For other permission or comments, contact: paulatesterman@hotmail.com

© 2009 Paula Meador Testerman

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