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61. Lift Your Heart to the Lord

Refrain:
Lift your heart to the Lord
and make this a day of rejoicing.
God is our strength and song:
glory and praise to his name!

1 Here God's life-giving word
once more is proclaimed to his people,
uplifting those who are down,
challenging all with its truth. (Refrain)

2 All those baptized into Christ
share the glory of his resurrection,
dying with him unto sin,
walking in newness of life. (Refrain)

3 Summoned by Jesus' command,
all his people draw near to his table,
gladly to meet with their Lord,
known in the breaking of bread. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: Here God's life-giving word
Title: Lift Your Heart to the Lord
Author: John E. Bowers (1982, alt.)
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lift your heart to the Lord
Tune Information
Name: SALVE FESTA DIES
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)
Meter: Irregular
Key: F Major
Copyright: Music used by permission of Oxford University Press from the English Hymnal 1906.



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