We've got a few good things we would like to share. Here you will find resources for evangelism, printable Bible studies for groups, live preaching, inspirational writing, poetry, clip art, stories and illustrations.

Our vision at 5 Loaves & 2 Fishes is to help facilitate evangelism by providing imaginative teaching and Internet tools to churches and to those interested in finding out more about the Christian faith.

Check out our pages; take what you need. 5 Loaves & 2 Fishes is not a mega Christian Web site but it sure has got some tasty morsels. 'You want some?

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New Zealand National Anthem

God of nations! at Thy feet
In the bonds of love we meet,
Hear our voices, we entreat,
God defend our Free Land.
Guard Pacific's triple star,
From the shafts of strife and war,
Make her praises heard afar,
God defend New Zealand

Men of ev'ry creed and race
Gather here before Thy face,
Asking Thee to bless this place,
God defend our Free Land.
From dissension, envy, hate,
And corruption guard our State,
Make our country good and great,
God defend New Zealand.

Peace, not war, shall be our boast,
But, should foes assail our coast,
God defend our Free Land.
Lord of battles in thy might,
Put our enemies to flight,
Let our cause be just and right,
God defend New Zealand.

Let our love for Thee increase,
May Thy blessings never cease,
Give us plenty, give us peace,
God defend our Free Land.
From dishonour and from shame
Guard our country's spotless name
Crown her with immortal fame,
God defend New Zealand.

May our mountains ever be
Freedom's ramparts on the sea,
Make us faithful unto Thee,
God defend our Free Land.
Guide her in the nations' van,
Preaching love and truth to man,
Working out Thy Glorious plan,
God defend New Zealand.

Thomas Bracken
Written 1870s. In 1940 the Government declared 'God Defend New Zealand' to be the National Hymn.