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“Hearts of mercy for the weary”: Street pastors inspire new words for an old hymn

Sep 25, 2015 | Street Pastors in the arts, What's happening?

black-and-white-lights-sun-ray-of-sunshine cropA celebration of the work of Street Pastors and College Pastors in Orpington prompted Ivor Reveley to write a third verse for the hymn ‘Here is Love Vast as the Ocean’, with Street Pastors in mind.

On that resurrection morning,
Dawn of freedom’s glorious reign;
Death eternally defeated Jesus walked the streets again.

We will follow in His footsteps,
We will walk through depths of night,

Hearts of mercy for the weary
In the darkness, heaven’s light.

Ivor Reveley
© 2007 Revivor Songs

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