Now Let Us from This Table Rise

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1 Now let us from this table rise
renewed in body, mind and soul;
with Christ we die and rise again,
his selfless love has made us whole.

2 With minds alert, upheld by grace,
to spread the word in speech and deed,
we follow in the steps of Christ,
at one with all in hope and need.

3 To fill each human house with love,
it is the sacrament of care;
the work that Christ began to do
we humbly pledge ourselves to share.

4 Then grant us grace, Companion-God,
to choose again the pilgrim way
and help us to accept with joy
the challenge of tomorrow's day.

Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #456a

Author: Fred Kaan

Fred Kaan Hymn writer. His hymns include both original work and translations. He sought to address issues of peace and justice. He was born in Haarlem in the Netherlands in July 1929. He was baptised in St Bavo Cathedral but his family did not attend church regularly. He lived through the Nazi occupation, saw three of his grandparents die of starvation, and witnessed his parents deep involvement in the resistance movement. They took in a number of refugees. He became a pacifist and began attending church in his teens. Having become interested in British Congregationalism (later to become the United Reformed Church) through a friendship, he was attended Western College in Bristol. He was ordained in 1955 at the Windsor Road Congregation… Go to person page >




DEUS TUORUM MILITUM (sometimes called GRENOBLE) was published in France in the 1753 Grenoble Antiphoner as a setting for the text "Deus tuorum militum" (“The God of Your Soldiers”). One of the finest French diocesan tunes from the eighteenth century, it represents a departure in Roman Catholic h…

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Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #456aText
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #456bText
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #530
Catholic Book of Worship III #521Flexscore
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #436
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #675Text
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #315FlexscorePage Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #472
Hymnal Supplement 1991 #767Text
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #403
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #619a
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #619b
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #419Text
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #327
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #352
Renew! Songs & Hymns for Blended Worship #242Text
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #404
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