Male and female created He them.@Genesis 1:27
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Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Brian Wren, 1973.

Sussex Carol English carol, arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1919 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Brian Wren (1936-)

As man and woman we were made
That love be found and life begun,
So praise the Lord who made us two,
And praise the Lord when two are one;
Praise for the love that comes to life
Through child or parent, husband, wife.

Now Jesus lived and gave His love
To make our life and loving new;
So celebrate with Him today
And drink the joy He offers you;
That makes the simple moment shine
And changes water into wine.

And Jesus died to live again,
So praise the love that, come what may,
Can bring the dawn and clear the skies,
And waits to wipe all tears away;
And let us hope for what shall be,
Believing where we cannot see.

Then spread the table, clear the hall,
And celebrate till day is done;
Let peace go deep between us all
And joy be shared by everyone;
Laugh and make merry with your friends,
And praise the love that never ends!

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Adam and Eve
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)