O Christ, who came to share our human life

O Christ, who came to share our human life

Author: Catherine Cameron
Tune: CLIFF TOWN
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

O CHRIST, who came to share our human life,
‘God’s Word made flesh to speak his love for men,
Lead us in service to thy holy cause
Till sons of earth are sons of God again.

2 O Christ, who dared to stand on trial alone
Before the angry mob and Roman might,
We seek thy courage; make it now our own
That we may stand unflinching for thy right.

3 O Christ, who died with arms outstretched in love
For all who lift their faces to thy cross,
Fill, thou, our lives with charity divine,
Till thou and thine are all, and self is loss.

4 O Christ, who rose victorious over death
To loose thy living presence on our earth,
Teach us to feel thy greatness till we know,
In life and death, the soul’s enduring worth.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #181

Author: Catherine Cameron

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First Line: O Christ, who came to share our human life
Author: Catherine Cameron

Tune

CLIFF TOWN

Erik Routley (PHH 31) wrote CLIFF TOWN in 1943 to the text "Not Only for the Goodly Fruit-Trees Tall" by E. S. Armitage; the tune was first published in Congregational Praise (1951). CLIFF TOWN is named after the Congregational Church at Southend-on-Sea, England. It is fitted with a harmonization su…

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #181

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