Christ Is Our Sunrise

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Original lyrics set to the tune of Morning Has Broken.
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Lyrics:

Christ is now living— Alleluia!—
wondrously giving life out of death,
hope gently spoken when we were hopeless,
when we were broken, life-giving breath.

God, you have sought us deep in our suffering,
and you have brought us out of our fear,
gently revealing your presence in us,
tenderly healing, drawing us near.

Christ, in your rising you are our sunrise,
drawing surprising green from the seed.
Still your light finds us, wrapped in our grave clothes;
from all that binds us, now we are freed.

God, your grace gives us brand new tomorrows.
As Christ forgives us we are made new.
Now liberated from sin and sorrow,
newly created, we follow you.

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The lyrics shown on this page are original lyrics by Steve Garnaas-Holmes, set to the tune of Morning Has Broken.

These lyrics are free to use or pay-what-you-like to purchase (download includes lyrics in .doc and .PDF formats)—or you may directly copy and paste from this page. You are permitted to print, project, broadcast or otherwise use this song in worship in whatever ways you need.