O little Love, who comes again

O little Love, who comes again

Author: Shirley Erena Murray
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 O little Love, who comes again,
the Word made flesh to make God plain,
O Child who shines, the Jesus light,
disarm the world,
this Christmas night!

2 No heart so hard it may not move,
no hate resist your open love;
defenceless in our hands you come
to Herod's power,
to Mary's home.

3 As all the wise look for your star,
so I must follow where you are:
as you are light so must I be,
as you are peace,
be peace in me.

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Author: Shirley Erena Murray

SHIRLEY ERENA MURRAY (b. 1931) is a hymn text writer, born in Invercargill, New Zealand in 1931. Her texts have appeared in more than 100 collections worldwide and have been translated into several languages. She has been an editor with the New Zealand Hymnbook Trust and received international acclaim for her writing, including being made a Fellow of the Royal School of Church Music (2006) and becoming a Member of the NZ Order of Merit (2001) for services to the community through hymn writing. She is the first citizen to be so honored. Most recently, she has been honored by the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada at its July 2009 annual conference by being named a Fellow of the Society in recognition of her contributions as a hymn… Go to person page >

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First Line: O little Love, who comes again
Author: Shirley Erena Murray
Publication Date: 2005
Copyright: © 1992 Hope Publishing Company


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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #329

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