God the Spirit Comes to Stay

If you would love me, keep my comandments

Adapter: Iona Community
Tune: McALOON
Published in 1 hymnal

Adapter: Iona Community

Iona Community, an ecumenical Christian group of men and women based on the small island of Iona off the coast of Scotland. The community began in 1938 when the Rev. George MacLeod of the Church of Scotland began a ministry among the unemployed poor who had been neglected by the church. He took a handful of men to the island to rebuild the ruins of a thousand-year-old abbey church. That rebuilding became a metaphor for the rebuilding of the common life, a return to the belief that daily activity is the stuff of godly service – work, and worship. The Community has since grown to include a group of members, associates, and friends all over the United Kingdom and many other countries. In addition to many conferences that attract people to I… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If you would love me, keep my comandments
Title: God the Spirit Comes to Stay
Adapter: Iona Community
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus, ascended, keeps to his promise
Copyright: © 1988 the Iona Community. GIA Publications, Inc. exclusive North American agent.

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