God, May Your Justice Roll Down

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God, may your justice roll down like the waters you send here,
And may your righteousness flow like a stream without end here!
Praying this prayer, many have struggled and dared,
All for the world you intend here.

Christ, we give thanks for past saints who renewed education,
Freed the oppressed, brought your healing and fought segregation.
Savior and Lord, great were the risks they endured,
Bearing your hope and salvation.

We as your church now remember these stories of others
And pray your Spirit will send us, as your sons and daughters.
Show us the way we, too, can serve you each day
Till justice rolls down like waters.

Source: Songs of Grace: new hymns for God and neighbor #71

Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

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First Line: God, may your justice roll down like the waters you send here
Title: God, May Your Justice Roll Down
Original Language: English
Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette (2001)
Meter: 14.14.4.7.8
Language: English
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: Copyright © 2001 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved

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