Jesus watched us from a mountain (Thurlow Weed)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-13)   CPDL #34303:     
Editor: Thurlow Weed (submitted 2015-01-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 20 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Jesus watched us from a mountain
Composer: Thurlow Weed
Lyricist: Michael Hudson

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn for Lent Meter: 87. 87

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

Published: 2015

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Original text and translations

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1. Jesus watched us from a mountain,
moving toward him up a slope,
bringing basic human hunger --
a community of hope.

2. We are climbing with a purpose,
bearing poverty like a seed
to be scattered on the mountain --
a community of need.

3. Jesus gathered us in welcome,
sat us on the grassy earth,
paid attention to our longing --
a community of worth.

4. Then with gifts a child presented
Jesus saw that we were fed
and brimful of like compassion --
a community of bread.

From Songs for the Cycle ©2004 by Michael Hudson.
Church Publishing Incorporated. All rights reserved. Used by permission.