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Crowds followed Yesu

Crowds followed Yesu to the hills

Author: Tom Colvin
Tune: CHAKUDYA
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Crowds followed Yesu to the hills,
his deeds they did recall.
At evening Yesu asked his friends,
"How can we feed them all?"

2 "These loaves and fish are all we have,
enough for just a few.
So send them off to beg or buy,
there's nothing we can do."

3 Bur Yesu so arranged the crowds
that everyone took part.
He shared with them God's way of love
and opened every heart.

4 By miracle there was enough,
the food for all was there,
when Yesu bound them all as one,
and taught them how to share.

5 We're all to blame that many starve
and more are left to die.
In Christ we're called to heal the world
and hungry satisfy.

6 With Yesu's lead, we'll learn to share,
and build our world anew.
Its wealth and food will be for all,
and not or just a few.

Source: Come, Let Us Walk This Road Together: 43 songs from Africa #10

Author: Tom Colvin

Tom Colvin (b. 1925; d. 2000) was trained as an engineer and worked in that profession in Burma and Singa­pore from 1945 to 1948. After studying theology at Trinity College, Glasgow University, he was ordained in the Church of Scotland in 1954. He served as missionary in Nyasa­land (now Malawi) from 1954 to 1958, in Ghana from 1958 to 1964, and again in Nyasa­land from 1964 to 1974. His work there included preaching, education, and community development. After completing his missionary work, Colvin became a minister in the United Reformed Church of England and served an inner-city church in London. He returned to Africa in 1984 as a development consultant to the Zimbabwe Christian Council. Colvin's writings include Christ's Work in Free… Go to person page >

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First Line: Crowds followed Yesu to the hills
Title: Crowds followed Yesu
Author: Tom Colvin
Copyright: © 1997 Hope Publishing Co.

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Come, Let Us Walk This Road Together #10

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