Restore in us, O God
Restore in us, O God,
the splendor of your love;
renew your image in our hearts,
and all our sins remove.
O Spirit, wake in us
the wonder of your power;
from fruitless fear unfurl our lives
like springtime bud and flower.
Bring us, O Christ, to share
the fullness of your joy;
baptize us in the risen life
that death cannot destroy.
Three-personed God, fulfill
the promise of your grace,
that we, when our searching ends,
may see you face to face.
Words: Carl P. Daw, Jr.
Words © 1989 Hope Publishing Co., Carol Stream, IL 60188.
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Music: Southwell (Damon), Bellwoods
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