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When Jesus Saw the Fishermen

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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'.

Source: Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #340

Author: Edith Agnew

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Text Information

First Line: When Jesus saw the fishermen
Title: When Jesus Saw the Fishermen
Author: Edith Agnew (1953)
Language: English
Copyright: Words © 1953, W. L. Jenkins. Used by permission of Westminster/John Knox Press.



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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #340TextPage Scan
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #165
Songs for Life #144
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