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17. Good Friends, Rejoice, Be Glad and Sing

Good friends, rejoice, be glad and sing!
Lift up your hearts, let voices ring!
Christ Jesus has changed everything!
Alleluia! Alleluia!

Lines drawn between us, hard and fast,
divisions that we thought would last,
have all been banished to the past!
Alleluia! Alleluia!

No longer blind, we now can see
God has created us to be
one open, loving family.
Alleluia! Alleluia!

Praise God, Creator, Spirit, Son,
that, out of many, we are one!
New life in love has now begun!
Alleluia! Alleluia!

Text Information
First Line: Good friends, rejoice, be glad and sing!
Title: Good Friends, Rejoice, Be Glad and Sing
Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (1999)
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: 8.8.8. With Alleluias
Scripture: Acts 11:17-18
Topic: Church Year-Eastertide: Reconciliation; Church Year: Pentecost: Reconciliation
Source: The Song Lingers On
Copyright: © 2003 Zimbel Press,
Tune Information
Composer: John D. Horman (1999)
Meter: 8.8.8. With Alleluias
Key: C Major
Source: The Song Lingers On
Copyright: Text and Music copyright ©2003 Zimbel Press,