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In pious tones we worship God,
with cheerful songs of praise,
while all that God has sought of us
is justice all our days.

We sing our hymns and pray our prayers
oblivious to need,
while near our doors the poor will die.
Ours is a hollow creed.

Verses 3-4 follow

Metre: CM


Andrew Pratt (born 1948)

Words © 16/7/2013 Stainer & Bell Ltd, London, England,

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