You Are My Delight

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Original lyrics set to the tune of O Danny Boy. Free to copy and use. Or you can pay-what-you-like to donate.
We come with you, dear Jesus, through the desert hills,
down to the river, flowing gently by,
where through the rocks and valleys, deepening, it spills,
and flows into the sea, the earth, the sky.
As we sink down and rise up from the water
a dove descends, a voice speaks, clear and bright:
“Know you are my beloved son, my daughter,
my spirit is in you and you are my delight.”
We go our way, and in our daily living
we follow you, and scatter rays of love
in deeds of caring, healing grace and giving,
for still we hear that voice and see the dove:
“No river can undo you, for with you I go.
I give my heart to you, and give you light.
For you are mine; I hold you and I love you so.
All water says, Remember you are my delight.”


The lyrics shown on this page are original lyrics by Steve Garnaas-Holmes, set to the tune of “Londonderry Air”— O Danny Boy.

These lyrics are free to use or pay-what-you-like to purchase (download includes lyrics in .doc and music in .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.

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