The Love of Christ Jesus Is Urging Us On
Words by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, 2012
Music: tune, FOUNDATION
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:14-17
Topics: love of Christ; new life; change; transformation; hunger; justice; hope Lectionary: Year B/Sunday between June 12 and 18 (if after Trinity Sunday); also Year C/4th Sunday in Lent
In this hymn, Carolyn Winfrey Gillette explores the effect that the love of Christ Jesus has in the lives of believers. She wrote the hymn at the Massanetta Springs Bible Conference after hearing a sermon by the Rev. Dr. Syngman Rhee, former National Council of Churches President, Presbyterian Church-USA GA Moderator and seminary professor. He is now the Special Assistant to the President for Global Ministry and Advancement at Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, Virginia.
See Carolyn Winfrey Gillette's biography.