We praise your name

1. Father,
May we praise your name –
To love you
Is our highest aim.

2. Jesus,
May we bear our cross –
Ready to accept
Each loss.

3. Spirit,
May we welcome you –
By serving God
In all we do.

4. Mary,
May we know your Son –
Of woman born,
God’s Holy One.

References

1. The Mighty One has done great things for me – holy is his name (Luke 1:49; NIV).

Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind (Luke 10:27; NLT).

2. Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me” (Matthew 16:24; NLT).

The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised (Job 1:21; NIV).

3. You will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38; NLT).

You must worship the Lord your God and serve only him (Luke 4:8; NLT).

4. When the right time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, subject to the law (Galatians 4:4; NLT).

The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the baby to be born will be holy, and he will be called the Son of God (Luke 1:35; NLT).

In you, Lord God

1. In you, Lord God,
All love begins,
So may we drink
From your deep springs.

2. In you, Lord God,
All love is found,
So may we walk
On holy ground.

3. In you, Lord God,
All love abides,
So may we praise
When love presides.

4. In you, Lord God,
All love remains,
So may we live
Where your love reigns.

References

1. God is love (1 John 4:16; NLT).
He will lead them to springs of living water (Revelation 7:17; NIV).

2. Love comes from God (1 John 4:7; NLT).
You are standing on holy ground (Exodus 3:5; NLT).

3. Whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him (John 15:9; ESV).
Let them praise the Lord for his great love (Psalm 107:8; NLT).

4. Remain in me, and I will remain in you (John 15:4; NLT).
God reigns above the nations (Psalm 47:8; NLT).