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Alofa mai ia, afio mai

Representative Text

SAMOAN -
1 Alofa mai ia, afio mai
O oe Agaga Sa e,
la e faatonu ia i matou
I mea a faia nei.

Refrain:
Afio mai, afio mai
O oe, Agaga Sa e,
Ua faanaunau i ai matou
I lou afio mai.

2 Ua potopoto i matou
E talotalo ai,
A e le iloa ona fai
A e la auai mai. [Refrain]

3 Ua na o oe, e tonu ai
Le talosaga nei;
Lenei, ia e afio mai
Galue ia i matou. [Refrain]

4 Ia e faaali tino mai
O mea ia Iesu;
Ia matou loto tele ai
Ma matou filemu. [Refrain]

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ENGLISH -
1 Hear our plea, and come to us
You, O holy Spirit.
Direct and help us
in what we are to do.

Refrain:
Come to us come to us
You, O holy Spirit.
We long and all yearn
for your coming to us.

2 We are gathered here
to worship and pray;
yet we cannot do either
if you do not come. [Refrain]

3 Only you can put right
our attempt to pray;
so, come to us
and work within us. [Refrain]

4 Show us all
everything about Jesus
so we can be encouraged,
and find peace within us. [Refrain]

Source: Alleluia Aotearoa: Hymns and Songs for All Churches #3

Author: Thomas Powell

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Text Information

First Line: Alofa mai ia, afio mai
Author: Thomas Powell
Source: O Pesa ma Viiga (Congregational Christian Church of Samoa Hymnary)
Place of Origin: New Zealand
Language: Samoan
Refrain First Line: Afio mai, afio mai

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Alleluia Aotearoa #3

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