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Before Thee, Lord, a People Waits

Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 11 hymnals Topics: Dependence On God, On Christ; Hearer Of Prayer, God The; Nature, God In; Providence, Divine; Vows; Worship; Forgiveness of Sins; House of God ; Opening Of The Service; Election, Divine; Goodness of God; Grace Of God, Of Christ Scripture: Psalm 65 Used With Tune: MALONE

Come, All Ye Servants of the Lord

Author: Anonymous Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 17 hymnals Lyrics: 1. Come, all ye servants of the Lord, Lift up your voice with one accord Jehovah’s name to bless; Ye that are standing night by night Within the house of His delight, His glorious name confess. 2. Yea, in His place of holiness Lift up your hands the Lord to bless; And unto you be given The joys that Zion doth afford, The richest blessing of the Lord Who made the earth and Heaven. Used With Tune: WYOMING Text Sources: The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 372
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O People Blest, Whose Sons in Youth

Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 3 hymnals Lyrics: 1 O people blest, whose sons in youth, in sturdy strength and noble truth, like plants in vigor spring; whose daughters fair, a queenly race, are like the cornerstones that grace the palace of a king, the palace of a king. 2 O people blest, when flock and field their rich, abundant increase yield, and blessings multiply; when plenty all thy children share, and no invading foe is there, and no distressful cry, and no distressful cry. 3 O happy people, favored land, to whom the Lord with lib'ral hand has thus his goodness shown; yea, surely is that people blest by whom Jehovah is confessed to be their God alone, to be their God alone. Topics: The Church The Covenant People; Christian Education; Family Worship; Peace and Joy; Prosperity; Temperance Scripture: Psalm 144:12-15 Used With Tune: SHORTLE Text Sources: The Psalter, 1912; alt. 1961
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Let All on Earth Their Voices Raise

Author: Isaac Watts (1674-1748) Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 166 hymnals First Line: Let all on earth their voices raise, To sing the great Jehovah's praise Lyrics: 1 Let all on earth their voices raise, To sing the great Jehovah’s praise, And bless His holy name: His glory let the people know, His wonders to the nations show, His saving grace proclaim. 2 He framed the globe; He built the sky; He made the shining worlds on high, And reigns in glory there: His beams are majesty and light; His beauties, how divinely bright! His dwelling place, how fair! 3 Come, the great day, the glorious hour, When earth shall feel His saving power, All nations fear His name; Then shall the race of men confess The beauty of His holiness, His saving grace proclaim. Topics: God the Father Majesty and Power of God Scripture: Psalm 96 Used With Tune: OLD 113th

O Lord, how happy should we be

Author: Joseph Anstice, 1808-36 Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 137 hymnals Topics: The Christian Life Trustfulness and Peace; The Christian Life Christian Holiness Used With Tune: PLYMOUTH
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Except the Lord Conduct the Plan

Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788 Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 75 hymnals Lyrics: 1 Except the Lord conduct the plan, The best concerted schemes are vain, And never can succeed; We spend our wretched strength for naught; But if our works in Thee be wrought, They shall be blest indeed. 2 Lord, if Thou didst Thyself inspire Our souls with this intense desire Thy goodness to proclaim; Thy glory if we now intend, O let our deeds begin and end Complete in Jesus' name. 3 Now, Jesus, now Thy love impart, To govern each devoted heart, And fit us for Thy will; Deep founded in the truth of grace, Build up Thy rising Church, and place The city on the hill. 4 O let our love and faith abound; O let our lives, to all around With purest luster shine; That all around our works may see, And give the glory, Lord, to Thee, The heavenly light divine. Topics: Lay and Ordained Ministry Used With Tune: MERIBAH

When Thou, My Righteous Judge

Author: Selina, Countess of Huntingdon Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 437 hymnals First Line: When Thou, my righteous Judge, shalt come Topics: Jesus Christ His Second Coming Used With Tune: ARIEL

Jehovah from His Throne on High

Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 6 hymnals Lyrics: 1 Jehovah from His throne on high Looks down with clear and searching eye On all that dwell below; And He that fashioned heart and mind Looks ever down on all mankind, The works of men to know. 2 Not human strength or mighty hosts, Not charging steeds or war-like boasts Can save from overthrow; But God will save from death and shame All those who fear and trust His Name, And they no want shall know. 3 Our hope is on Jehovah stayed, In Him our hearts are joyful made, Our help and shield is He. Our trust is in His holy Name, Thy mercy, Lord, in faith we claim, As we have hoped in Thee. Topics: Deliverance from Death; Deliverance From Trouble; God our Helper; Hope; Omniscience of God; Protection; War and peace Scripture: Psalm 33 Used With Tune: GREITER

May We Thy Precepts, Lord, Fulfill

Author: Edward Osler Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 35 hymnals Topics: Likeness to Christ Used With Tune: MERIBAH

Not far beyond the sea

Author: George B. Caird, 1917-1984 Meter: 8.8.6 D Appears in 15 hymnals First Line: Not far beyond the sea, nor high Topics: Communion of Saints; Discipleship; Jesus Christ Word; Light; The Bible; Truth Scripture: Deuteronomy 30:11-14 Used With Tune: CORNWALL


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