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314. Longing for Light, We Wait in Darkness (Christ, Be Our Light)

Text Information
First Line: Longing for light, we wait in darkness
Title: Longing for Light, We Wait in Darkness (Christ, Be Our Light)
Author: Bernadette Farrell (1993)
Refrain First Line: Christ, be our light! Shine in our hearts
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: The Church; Light; Ministry (1 more...)
Copyright: © 1993 Bernadette Farrell (Published by OCP)
Tune Information
Composer: Bernadette Farrell (1993)
Meter: with refrain
Key: G Major
Copyright: © 1993 Bernadette Farrell (Published by OCP)

Text Information:

By blending biblical images and current vignettes in the present tense, this hymn connects Christ’s promise that he is the Light of the world (John 8:12, 9:5) and his charge to his followers to be the light of the world (Matthew 5:14). This is part of the church’s servant calling.

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