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17a. O God of Light, May Our Light Shine

O God of light, may our light shine
In ways that serve and honor you.
May we be loving, just and kind,
Proclaiming Christ in all we do.

God, where your people are oppressed
And where they cry out in despair,
Make us your light—to heal, to bless—
A witness, Lord, that you are there.

Christ, when your way is pushed aside
By those who trust in wealth and might,
Make us your lamps that we may guide
A searching world to your love’s light.

O Spirit, in this world of doubt,
We often sin and drift away.
When our own faith is flickering out,
Shine on our path and light our way.

Text Information
First Line: O God of light, may our light shine
Title: O God of Light, May Our Light Shine
Original Language: English
Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette (2005)
Publication Date: 2005
Meter: LM
Scripture: John 8:12; Matthew 5:13-16; Psalm 27:1; Psalm 119:105
Topic: Evangelism; Wealth and Possessions
Language: English
Copyright: Copyright © 2005 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved
Tune Information
Name: CANONBURY
: Robert Schumann (1839)
Meter: LM
Key: G Major



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