Topic: Justice, Reconciliation & Peacemaking

Love Stands With

Psalm 109

Love stands with the one in need / Love stands with

Always hopes, always believes / Love stands with

 

1. Angry mob at high noon, / her accusers throw her down, stones in hand...

2. Testimonial lies / framed the innocent man who hung his head...

 

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Deliver Us

Psalm 58

1. Disarm the terrorists / Tear out the lion's teeth / Uproot corruption even if it's served us

Shut down the violence / Once again make us free / Against, away from systems that enslave us

 

Deliver us, deliver us / Bring on the holy upheaval and / Deliver us, deliver us from evil

 

2. We've been oblivious / We've fed the system beast...

3. There's only one of us / Show us the holy way...

 

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I Am For Peace

Psalm 120

I am for peace

 

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Move

Psalm 109

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Close To Your Heart

Psalm 15

1. Speaking the truth is a step to your temple / Doing what's right is where worship starts

Kindness and honesty makes it all simple / Each choice we make brings us close to your heart

 

We want to be close to your heart / We want to be light in the dark

O God of Compassion, show us how

We want to be close to your heart / We want to be light in the dark

O God of Compassion, lead us now close to Your heart

 

2. Working for peace is a step to your temple / Helping the poor is where worship starts...

3. You've made the way, every step to your temple / Your perfect love is where worship starts...

 

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Faithfully Angry

Psalm 58

 

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Our Home is the God Who Loves Justice

Psalm 11

1. Like sparrows in their nest / our home is the God who loves justice

2. The flood has overwhelmed / Our home is the God who loves justice

3. Come know the suffering one / Our home is the God who loves justice

 

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That's How We Walk

Psalm 15

Doing what's right, telling the truth, keeping all our promises

Helping the poor, loving the world, being kind to everyone

 

That's how we walk strong / That's how we walk tall / That's how we walk with God

That's how we walk strong / That's how we walk tall / That's how we walk with God and never fall

 

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The Holy Heart of Justice

Psalm 9

1. The holy heart of justice, a fortress when there's trouble / The helpless will not be forgotten 

The holy heart of justice, compassion when there's suffering / The helpless will not be forgotten

 

Whole-hearted thanks, we give our whole-hearted trust

 

2. The holy heart of justice, the rhythm beats forever...

 

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We Lift Our Eyes To You

Psalm 123

We lift our eyes to you / Help us move on / We lift our eyes to you / Help us move on

 

1. We've had our fill of hatred / We look to you for mercy

2. We've had enough of terror / We look to you for healing

3. We've got a world of sorrow / We look to you for promise

 

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Be a Blessing

Psalm 72

Be a blessing like rain showers the earth

 

1. With fierce compassion, defend the poor  / Hear the cries of the troubled...

2. With lovingkindness, notice the hurt / See those caught in the system...

3. We stand together to send you out and we pray for your courage...

 

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When We Share God's Dream

Psalm 124

1. When we share God’s dream / We know there will be laughing, there will be singing
When we share God’s dream / We know there will be justice, there will be kindness

2. When we share God’s dream / We know our hearts are beating with all creation...
3. When we share God’s dream / We see God’s kingdom coming now in our longing...

 

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Bring Us Justice

Psalm 26

Bring us justice / Move us to wholeness / Bring us justice / Move us to completeness

 

1. Test my heart and test my mind / You've been leading us in faithfulness...

2. Bless these hands and hear me sing / You've been leading us in faithfulness...

3. As for me you lead my life / You've been leading us in faithfulness...

 

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Love and Justice

Psalm 101

1. Two feet walking, love and justice, rugged journey. / Inside, outside, full attention, circle sweeping

 

Love and justice, Love and justice

 

2. Two arms open, love and justice, to creation...

3. Two perspectives, love and justice, come together...

4. Two hands holding, love and justice, world is learning...

 

Bring us to wholeness

 

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City of Peace

Psalm 122

City of peace

City of peace, where your saints are gathering
City of peace, where your pilgrims journey
May the one who built you also hold you now

Oh, Jerusalem

 

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Hear My Cry, O God

Psalm 61

Hear my cry, O God. Listen to my prayer.

From the end of the earth I call to you, though my heart is faint.

Let me abide with you forever.

 

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Under God

Psalm 2

Rejoice under God, tremble now under God / Take heart under God, be in awe under God

 

1. Why do the nations rage? Why do the rulers scheme? / Men and women of power, you serve under God.

2. Work for the holy way, justice and mercy. / Men and women of power, be true under God.

3. We pray for wisdom now, we pray for strength and hope. / Men and women of power, take heart under God.

 

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Let Me Listen

Psalm 85

Let me listen / God is speaking / Peace

 

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