Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

372. Rejoice! The Year upon Its Way

1 Rejoice! the year upon its way
has brought again this blessèd day
when on the chosen of the Lord
the Holy Spirit was outpoured.

2 That morning a rushing noise
came like the tempest's sudden voice
and mingled with th'apostles' pryer
proclaimed aloud that God was there.

3 On each the fire descending stood
in quiv'ring tongues’ similitude;
from out the Father's light it came
that beautiful and holy flame.

4 To all in ev'ry tongue they spoke;
amazement in the crowd awoke,
who mocked, as overcome with wine,
those who were filled with power divine.

5 As then, O Lord, thou didst fulfill
each holy heart to do thy will,
so now do thou our sins forgive,
and make the world in peace to live.

6 To God the Father, God the Son,
and God the Spirit, praise be done;
may Christ the Lord upon us pour
the Spirit’s gift forevermore.

Text Information
First Line: Rejoice! The year upon its way
Title: Rejoice! The Year upon Its Way
Latin Title: Beata nobis gaudia
Translator: J. M. Neale
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: LM
Scripture: Acts 2:1-12
Source: Beata nobis gaudia, c. 5th century; Tr. composite based on J. M. Neale
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: DEUS TUORUM MILITUM
Meter: LM
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Grenoble church melody, 1753



Media
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.




Advertisements