736. I Want to Be as Close to You

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Text Information
First Line: I want to be as close to you
Title: I Want to Be as Close to You
Author: Delores Dufner, OSB (2006, rev. 2009)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christian Life; Discipleship and Mission; Living in Christ (1 more...)
Copyright: © 2006, 2009 Delores Dufner, OSB
Tune Information
Composer: Hal H. Hopson (1985)
Meter: CM
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1985 Hope Publishing Company

Text Information:

This text centers on three significant people in Christ’s earthly life, Mary his mother, John the beloved disciple, and Mary Magdalene the first witness to his Resurrection. With these models to guide us, we can learn much about how to live out our desire to be near to Christ.

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