We Take This Moment
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Original lyrics, based on Luke 24.30-31 and other passages where “Jesus took the bread, blessed it, broke it and gave it,” set to the tune of The Gift of Love / The Water Is Wide.
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We take this moment, Christ, with you:
for crucified and raised anew
you walk with us in all our pain.
Our hearts cry out for you again.
We bless this moment: it is dear,
for, hidden, you are with us here.
Our hearts reach out to touch your hand,
though we don’t always understand.
We break this moment open wide
and find your presence at our side.
Your warm light rises from within;
new life is waiting to begin.
We give this moment, God, to you:
that in our living you shine through,
that we may wonder, serve and bless,
that you may rise, O Christ, in us.
The lyrics shown on this page are original lyrics by Steve Garnaas-Holmes, set to the tune of The Gift of Love/ The Water Is Wide.
These lyrics are free to use or pay-what-you-like to purchase (download includes lyrics in .doc format)—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.