Weep Not for Me

From the Boundless Life collection

“Weep not, weep not for me*

Daughters of Israel’s womb;

Weep for yourselves”, said Christ

“Not for my cross or tomb”.

 

God weeps with all the poor,

God wears the prisoners’ chains;

God suffers in our wars,

God shares the people’s pains.

 

Each broken heart displays

God’s loving tear-drenched face.

Come weep and work with God, **

Come live God’s suff’ring grace.

 

* Luke 23:28 & 31
**Colossians 1:24

Alternative Tune: ST CECILIA

Text © William Livingstone Wallace. Music © Taihei Sato.

Click here to see the score:  Wallace.Weep Not, Weep Not for Me

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