So, here’s a challenging quiz for you! We’ve taken lyrics from the General Conference Mennonite hymnal of 1940 and we’ve also taken lyrics from the hippie era of the late 60s and early 70s. Your job to tell which is which. So, what is it? A Mennonite Hymn or a Hippie Anthem?
"I read the news today, oh boy, about a lucky man who made the grade."
"We cannot think of them as dead, who walk with us no more..."
"All nature sings, and round me rings, the music of the spheres."
"Reach out your hand, if your cup be empty. If your cup is full, may it be again."
"Jesus, help me find my proper place. Help me in my weakness, because I'm falling out of grace."
"Summer suns are glowing, over land and sea, happy light is flowing bountiful and free."
"Prepare yourself. You know it's a must. Gotta have a friend in Jesus."
"Go down, Miss Moses, there's nothing you can say. It's just old Luke and Luke's waiting on the Judgment Day."
"Ignorance and hate mourn the dead..."
"The dying thief rejoiced to see, that fountain in his day."
"Lost in a Roman wilderness of pain..."
"Lord, my times are in thy hand, all my sanguine hopes have planned."
"Perfect love and friendship reign through all eternity."
"Watchman, tell us of the night, for the morning seems to dawn. Traveler, shadows take their flight, doubt and terror are withdrawn."
"In my hour of darkness, in my time of need, Oh Lord, grant me vision..."