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Author: Eleanor Farjeon Meter: 22.214.171.124 D Appears in 71 hymnals Topics: Care of Creation; Celebrating Time; Morning; Praise Scripture: Genesis 1:3-5 Used With Tune: BUNESSAN
Morning Has Broken
Author: Frances Ridley Havergal Meter: 126.96.36.199 Appears in 1,052 hymnals First Line: Take my life and let it be Lyrics: 1 Take my life and let it be
consecrated, Lord, to thee;
take my moments and my days;
let them flow in ceaseless praise;
let them flow in ceaseless praise.
2 Take my hands and let them move
at the impulse of thy love;
take my feet and let them be
swift and beautiful for thee,
swift and beautiful for thee.
3 Take my voice and let me sing
always, only, for my King;
take my lips and let them be
filled with messages from thee,
filled with messages from thee.
4 Take my silver and my gold;
not a mite would I withhold;
take my intellect and use
every power as thou shalt choose,
every power as thou shalt choose.
5 Take my will and make it thine;
it shall be no longer mine.
Take my heart, it is thine own;
it shall be thy royal throne,
it shall be thy royal throne.
6 Take my love; my Lord, I pour
at thy feet its treasure store;
take myself and I will be
ever, only, all for thee,
ever, only, all for thee.
Topics: Commitment; Dedication and Stewardship; Evangelism ; Love for God; Offering; Ordination/Installation; Praise; Will of God; Youth Scripture: Numbers 6:1-12 Used With Tune: HENDON
Take My Life
Author: Mary E. Byrne; Eleanor Hull Meter: 10.10.10.10 Appears in 128 hymnals First Line: Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart Lyrics: 1 Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart;
naught be all else to me, save that thou art;
thou my best thought, by day or by night,
waking or sleeping, thy presence my light.
2 Be thou my wisdom, and thou my true Word;
I ever with thee and thou with me, Lord;
thou my soul’s shelter, and thou my high tower;
raise thou me heavenward, O Power of my power.
3 Riches I heed not, nor vain, empty praise;
thou, mine inheritance, now and always;
thou and thou only, first in my heart,
High King of Heaven, my treasure thou art.
4 High King of Heaven, my victory won,
may I reach heaven’s joys, O bright heaven’s Sun!
Heart of my own heart, whatever befall,
still be my vision, O Ruler of all.
Topics: Christian Year Ash Wednesday; Commitment; Dying in Christ; Light; Living in Christ; Scripture; Teaching/Education; The Word; Wisdom; Youth Scripture: Psalm 17:15 Used With Tune: SLANE Text Sources: Irish poem
Be Thou My Vision
Author: Maltbie D. Babcock Meter: 188.8.131.52 D Appears in 275 hymnals First Line: This is my Father's world Lyrics: 1 This is my Father's world,
and to my listening ears
all nature sings, and round me rings
the music of the spheres.
This is my Father's world;
I rest me in the thought
of rocks and trees, of skies and seas,
his hand the wonders wrought.
2 This is my Father's world.
O, let me ne'er forget
that though the wrong seems oft so strong,
God is the ruler yet.
This is my Father's world.
The battle is not done:
Jesus who died shall be satisfied,
and earth and heaven be one.
Topics: Assurance; Creation; Hope; Morning; A New Heaven and a New Earth Scripture: Genesis 3:8-15 Used With Tune: TERRA BEATA
This Is My Father’s World
Author: Henry Scott Holland Meter: 184.108.40.206.8.7 Appears in 96 hymnals Lyrics: 1 Judge Eternal, throned in splendor,
Lord of lords and King of kings,
with your living fire of judgment
purge this land of bitter things;
solace all its wide dominion
with the healing of your wings.
2 Still the weary folk are pining
for the hour that brings release,
and the city’s crowded clangor
cries aloud for sin to cease,
and the homesteads and the woodlands
plead in silence for their peace.
3 Crown, O God, your own endeavor;
cleave our darkness with your sword;
feed the faithless and the hungry
with the richness of your word;
cleanse the body of this nation
through the glory of the Lord.
Topics: Christian Year Reign of Christ; Healing; Judgment; The Life of the Nations; World Peace Scripture: Psalm 72 Used With Tune: RHUDDLAN
Judge Eternal, Throned in Splendor
Author: Mary Ann Lathbury Meter: 220.127.116.11 D Appears in 629 hymnals Lyrics: 1 Break thou the bread of life,
dear Lord, to me,
as thou didst break the loaves
beside the sea.
Beyond the sacred page
I seek thee, Lord.
My spirit pants for thee,
O living Word!
2 Bless thou the truth, dear Lord,
now unto me,
as thou didst bless the bread
Then shall all bondage cease,
all fetters fall.
And I shall find my peace,
my all in all.
Topics: Personal Peace; Scripture; The Word; Truth Scripture: Deuteronomy 8:3 Used With Tune: BREAD OF LIFE
Break Thou the Bread of Life
Author: Charles Wesley Meter: 18.104.22.168 D Appears in 1,634 hymnals Lyrics: 1 Love divine, all loves excelling,
Joy of heaven, to earth come down,
fix in us thy humble dwelling;
all thy faithful mercies crown.
Jesus, thou art all compassion;
pure, unbounded love thou art;
visit us with thy salvation;
enter every trembling heart.
2 Breathe, O breathe thy loving Spirit
into every troubled breast;
let us all in thee inherit;
let us find the promised rest.
Take away the love of sinning;
Alpha and Omega be;
end of faith, as its beginning,
set our hearts at liberty.
3 Come, Almighty, to deliver;
let us all thy life receive;
suddenly return, and never,
nevermore thy temples leave.
Thee we would be always blessing,
serve thee as thy hosts above,
pray, and praise thee without ceasing,
glory in thy perfect love.
4 Finish then thy new creation;
pure and spotless let us be;
let us see thy great salvation
perfectly restored in thee:
changed from glory into glory,
till in heaven we take our place,
till we cast our crowns before thee,
lost in wonder, love, and praise.
Topics: Christ's Return and Judgment; Funeral; Gift of the Holy Spirit; Jesus Christ Advent; Living in Christ; Love of God for Us; Salvation; The Triune God; Wedding Scripture: Psalm 34:1 Used With Tune: HYFRYDOL
Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
Author: Fanny Jane Crosby Meter: 22.214.171.124 with refrain Appears in 178 hymnals First Line: To God be the glory; great things he has done! Refrain First Line: Praise the Lord, praise the Lord Lyrics: 1 To God be the glory; great things he has done!
So loved he the world that he gave us his Son,
who yielded his life an atonement for sin,
and opened the life-gate that all may go in.
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord; let the earth hear his voice!
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord; let the people rejoice!
O come to the Father through Jesus the Son,
and give him the glory: great things he has done!
2 Great things he has taught us; great things he has done,
and great our rejoicing through Jesus the Son;
but purer and higher and greater will be
our wonder, our transport, when Jesus we see. [Refrain] Topics: Adoration; Atonement; Praise Scripture: Psalm 29:2 Used With Tune: TO GOD BE THE GLORY
To God Be the Glory
Author: Theodulph of Orleans; John Mason Neale Meter: 126.96.36.199 D Appears in 483 hymnals First Line: Thou art the King of Israel Lyrics: Refrain:
All glory, laud, and honor
to thee, Redeemer, King,
to whom the lips of children
made sweet hosannas ring!
1 Thou art the King of Israel,
thou David’s royal Son,
who in the Lord’s name comest,
the King and blessed One. [Refrain]
2 The people of the Hebrews
with palms before thee went;
our praise and prayers and anthems
before thee we present. [Refrain]
3 To thee, before thy passion,
they sang their hymns of praise;
to thee, now high exalted,
our melody we raise. [Refrain]
4 Thou didst accept their praises;
accept the prayers we bring,
who in all good delightest,
thou good and gracious King! [Refrain]
Topics: Christian Year Palm Sunday; Christian Year Maundy Thursday; Christian Year Good Friday; Jesus Christ Passion and Death Scripture: Psalm 24:7-10 Used With Tune: VALET WILL ICH DIR GEBEN
All Glory, Laud, and Honor
Author: Charles Wesley; Juan Bautista Cabrera Meter: 188.8.131.52 with alleluia Appears in 429 hymnals Lyrics: ENGLISH:
1 Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia!
our triumphant holy day, Alleluia!
who did once upon the cross, Alleluia!
suffer to redeem our loss. Alleluia!
2 Hymns of praise then let us sing, Alleluia!
unto Christ, our heavenly King, Alleluia!
who endured the cross and grave, Alleluia!
sinners to redeem and save. Alleluia!
3 But the pains which he endured, Alleluia!
our salvation have procured. Alleluia!
Now above the sky he's King, Alleluia!
where the angels ever sing. Alleluia!
4 Sing we to our God above, Alleluia!
praise eternal as God's love. Alleluia!
Praise our God, ye heavenly host, Alleluia!
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Alleluia!
1 El Señor resucitó, ¡Aleluya!
muerte y tumba ya venció. ¡Aleluya!
Con su fuerza y su virtud ¡Aleluya!
cautivó la esclavitud. ¡Aleluya!
2 El que al polvo se humilló, ¡Aleluya!
vencedor se levantó. ¡Aleluya!
Cante hoy la cristiandad ¡Aleluya!
su gloriosa majestad. ¡Aleluya!
3 Cristo, que la cruz sufrió, ¡Aleluya!
y en desolación se vio, ¡Aleluya!
hoy en gloria celestial ¡Aleluya!
reina vivo e inmortal. ¡Aleluya!
4 Cristo, nuestro Salvador, ¡Aleluya!
de la muerte es triunfador. ¡Aleluya!
En El hemos de confiar. ¡Aleluya!
Cantaremos sin cesar. ¡Aleluya! Topics: Christian Year Easter Vigil; Christian Year Resurrection/Easter; Jesus Christ Resurrection; Christian Year Easter Scripture: Psalm 149:1 Used With Tune: EASTER HYMN Text Sources: Stanzas 1–3, Lyra Davidica, 1708; Korean trans. The Christian Literature Society of Korea
Jesus Christ Is Risen Today