751. From the Nets of Our Labor (We Will Rise Up And Follow)

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1 From the nets of our labors,
through the noise and confusion,
from the city or seashore,
Jesus summons us all.

We will rise up and follow,
Christ before and beside us,
loving pattern to guide us,
as we answer the call.

2 When we faint and grow weary
from the bearing of burdens,
with a message of comfort,
Jesus summons us all. [Refrain]

3 In the eyes of the stranger—
tearful, joyous, or frightened—
in the face of each neighbor,
Jesus summons us all. [Refrain]

4 When we hear words of hatred
spreading fear or false witness,
words that cry to be challenged,
Jesus summons us all. [Refrain]

5 In each moment of courage,
steadfast even through trembling;
in the yearning for justice,
Jesus summons us all. [Refrain]

6 Like disciples before us,
from the city or seashore,
risking selfless compassion:
Jesus summons us all. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: From the nets of our labor
Title: From the Nets of Our Labor (We Will Rise Up And Follow)
Author: Mary Louise Bringle (2004)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: with refrain
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Discipleship; Justice and Reconciliation; Obedience (1 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We will rise up and follow
Copyright: © 2006 GIA Publications, Inc
Tune Information
Composer: John R. Kleinheksel Sr. (2004)
Meter: with refrain
Key: d minor
Copyright: © 2006 GIA Publications, Inc

Text Information:

This text effectively evokes the call of the disciples who were fishermen (Matthew 4:18–22/Mark 1:16–20/Luke 5:1–11), while also describing the circumstances of our daily lives through which Jesus continues to summon us to be responsive to the needs and challenges of our own day

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