459b. In Christ there is no east or west

1 In Christ there is no east or west,
in him no south or north,
but one great fellowship of love
throughout the whole wide earth.

2 In Christ shall true hearts everywhere
their high communion find,
his service is the golden cord
close-binding humankind.

3 Join hands, then, peoples of the faith,
whate'er your race may be;
who serves my Father as his child
is surely kin to me.

4 In Christ now meet both east and west,
in him meet south and north,
all Christlike souls are one in him
throughout the whole wide earth.

Text Information
First Line: In Christ there is no east or west
Author: William Arthur Dunkerley ('John Oxenham'), 1852-1941
Meter: 86.86
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Epiphany; International Affairs; Mission/Sending (6 more...)
Copyright: © T. Dunkerley
Notes: Now Public Domain
Tune Information
Meter: 86.86
Key: D Major
Source: Hémy's 'Easy Hymn tunes for Catholic Schools', 1851 (adapted from an 18th-cent. German melody)

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