340. When Jesus saw the fishermen

1 When Jesus saw the fishermen
in boats upon the sea,
he called to them, 'Come, leave your nets
and follow, follow me'.
They followed where he healed the sick
and gave the hungry bread,
and others joined them as they went,
wherever Jesus led.

2 And now his friends are everywhere;
the circle once so small
extends around the whole wide world,
for Jesus calls us all.
In this great circle we belong,
wherever we may be,
if we will answer when he calls,
'Come, follow, follow me'.

Text Information
First Line: When Jesus saw the fishermen
Author: Edith Agnew (b. 1897)
Publication Date: 2005
Meter: DCM
Scripture: Genesis 1:28-30
Topic: Life in Christ: Christ Incarnate - Public Ministry; Discipleship
Language: English
Tune Information
Arranger: John L. Bell (b. 1949)
Meter: DCM
Key: G Major or modal
Source: English carol melody
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