The Brethren Songbook

Publisher: The Brethren Press, Elgin, Ill., 1974
Denomination: Church of the Brethren
Notes: This collection was released in multiple installments, in loose-leaf binder format. Nos. 1-20 in 1974, 21-36 in 1975, 37-90 in 1979, 90-112 in 1981.
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1O bless the Lord, my soul[O bless the Lord, my soul]
2Lord, receive who we are[Lord, receive who we are]
3Brothers, sisters, we are one[Brothers, sisters, we are one]
4Our Father who art in heaven[Our Father who art in heaven]
5Dark are the ways where blindly we have run[Dark are the ways where blindly we have run]
6We are one in the Spirit, we are one in the Lord[We are one in the Spirit, we are one in the Lord]
7O God of mystery and might[O God of mystery and might]
8In our day by day existence[In our day by day existence]
9To be alive, to be alive[To be alive, to be alive]
10Bread of life, whose body, broken[Bread of life, whose body, broken]
11Where shall we find bread in the wilderness[Where shall we find bread in the wilderness]
12There's a church within us, O Lord[There's a church within us, O Lord]
13To heal the broken, use us, Lord[To heal the broken, use us, Lord]
14The Man, he died on Calvary[The Man, he died on Calvary]
15God of all nations, whose redeeming love[God of all nations, whose redeeming love]
16O gracious Father, loving Lord[O gracious Father, loving Lord]
17Beyond a dying sun I saw a vision on the sea[Beyond a dying sun I saw a vision on the sea]
18He lived for us, he died for us[He lived for us, he died for us]
19When we join other Christians in a fellowship of love[When we join other Christians in a fellowship of love]
20In Christ there is no East or West[In Christ there is no East or West]
21Praise the Lord! All heavens, adore him[Praise the Lord! All heavens, adore him]
22Morning has broken like the first morningBUNESSAN
23'Tis a gift to be simple['Tis a gift to be simple]
24Wake up, O Christians, be aware of God's ongoing plea[Wake up, O Christians, be aware of God's ongoing plea]
25A child cries out in agony[A child cries out in agony]
26The Lord gave us ears that we might hear[The Lord gave us ears that we might hear]
27Why is the night so still[Why is the night so still]
28Mary said, Where will be lay his head?[Mary said, Where will be lay his head?]
29From out of the east the astrologers came[From out of the east the astrologers came]
30Don't be scared, you shepherds[Don't be scared, you shepherds]
31There is love all around you[There is love all around you]
32Come, sing a song of gratitude[Come, sing a song of gratitude]
33Brothers and sisters of mine are the hungry[Brothers and sisters of mine are the hungry]
34Lord, bless the hands that share with us[Lord, bless the hands that share with us]
35It only takes a spark to get a fire going[It only takes a spark to get a fire going]
36Christ Jesus says, "Count well the cost when you lay the foundation."[Christ Jesus says, "Count well the cost when you lay the foundation."]
37Renew thy church, its ministries restore[Renew thy church, its ministries restore]
38What wondrous love is this[What wondrous love is this]
39God who in love for us lent us this planet[God who in love for us lent us this planet]
40We meet you, O Christ, in many a guise[We meet you, O Christ, in many a guise]
41Lord, keep us steadfast in Thy Word[Lord, keep us steadfast in Thy Word]
42There's a quiet understanding[There's a quiet understanding]
43Gathered in God's presence[Gathered in God's presence]
44Thank you, Lord, for water, soil and air[Thank you, Lord, for water, soil and air]
45Seek ye first the kingdom of God[Seek ye first the kingdom of God]
46Rejoice, ye pure in heart[Rejoice, ye pure in heart]
47Anoint us, Lord, we feel the need[Anoint us, Lord, we feel the need]
48Go now in peace[Go now in peace]
49To share God's love is why I came[To share God's love is why I came]
50Awake, arise, O sing a new song of joy and celebration[Awake, arise, O sing a new song of joy and celebration]
51We are people of God's peace[We are people of God's peace]
52Sing, child of God, to a weary world[Sing, child of God, to a weary world]
53Help us accept each other[Help us accept each other]
54This is the day[This is the day]
55Come, share the Spirit growing in you[Come, share the Spirit growing in you]
56Let the fear and the pain be taken away[Let the fear and the pain be taken away]
57Praise God from whom all blessings flow[Praise God from whom all blessings flow]
58Earth and all stars[Earth and all stars]
59In quiet moments, Lord[In quiet moments, Lord]
60Everybody has some message to share[Everybody has some message to share]
61Knowing that you are the one[Knowing that you are the one]
62Lord of Love, we thank thee for thy gracious goodness unto us[ Lord of Love, we thank thee for thy gracious goodness unto us]
63Whether in the hint of glory[Whether in the hint of glory]
64Though I may speak with bravest fire[Though I may speak with bravest fire]
65When the song of the angels is stilled[When the song of the angels is stilled]
66When I needed a neighbor, were you there[When I needed a neighbor, were you there]
67Sometimes a light surprises[Sometimes a light surprises]
68Gentle Master, touch us now[Gentle Master, touch us now]
69If his disciples were like us here[If his disciples were like us here]
70This is the day that the Lord hath made. Amen![This is the day that the Lord hath made. Amen!]
71God will fill you with joy[God will fill you with joy]
72Kneels at the feet of His friends[Kneels at the feet of His friends]
73'Twas a frosty winter morn['Twas a frosty winter morn]
74Our God has sung the song of life[Our God has sung the song of life]
75The eyes of the blind shall be open'd[The eyes of the blind shall be open'd]
76If stars were like angels[If stars were like angels]
77I'm so glad to have come to this place[I'm so glad to have come to this place]
78God gives His people strength[God gives His people strength]
79Brethren, we have met to worship[Brethren, we have met to worship]
80If you feel a little bit lost[If you feel a little bit lost]
81God, who makes us all one familyHYFRYDOL
82We praise thy name, O GodSCHUMANN
83Oh God, to whom all praise belongsMANOAH
84Eternal God, who loves us allWHITTIER (REST)
85O come, all ye thankful, joyful and triumphantADESTE FIDELES
86Christ is alive! Let Christians singTRURO
87Lord, bless the hearts assembled hereBELMONT
88Come, people, celebrate and singST. PETER
89God of the past, your ways are truly knownNATIONAL ANTHEM
90Called by Christ from life with narrow meaningCWM RHONDDA
91Sometimes I feel discouraged[Sometimes I feel discouraged]
92God, the Lord of all creation[God, the Lord of all creation]
93Speak, Lord to us today[Speak, Lord to us today]
94Come, walk with me; we'll praise the Lord together[Come, walk with me; we'll praise the Lord together]
95Children of the heav'nly Father[Children of the heav'nly Father]
96I will sing of my Redeemer[I will sing of my Redeemer]
97When the church of Jesus[When the church of Jesus]
98Broken bread is scattered on the hillsides and the plains[Broken bread is scattered on the hillsides and the plains]
99As Jacob with travel was weary one day[As Jacob with travel was weary one day]
100By the Babylonian rivers [By the Babylonian rivers]

[This hymnal has not been proofed - data may be incomplete or incorrect]
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