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In the Desert, on God's Mountain

Author: Susan Palo Cherwien Hymnal: Worship and Song #3029 (2011) Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7 Topics: Biblical Narrative; Biblical Characters Moses; Biblical Narrative First Line: In the desert, on God's mountian Scripture: Exodus 3:1-6 Languages: English Tune Title: LAUDA ANIMA

Down by the Jordan

Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette Hymnal: Worship and Song #3045 (2011) Meter: 14.14.4.7.8 Topics: Biblical Narrative; Biblical Narrative First Line: Down by the Jordan, a prophet named John was baptizing Scripture: Matthew 3:1-17 Languages: English Tune Title: LOBE DEN HERREN
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God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Hymnal: Worship and Song #3052 (2011) Meter: Irregular with refrain Topics: Biblical Narrative; Biblical Narrative Refrain First Line: O tidings of comfort and joy Lyrics: 1 God rest you merry, gentlemen, let nothing you dismay, for Jesus Christ our Savior was born upon this day, to save us all from Satan's power when we were gone astray. Refrain: O tidings of comfort and joy, comfort and joy; O tidings of comfort and joy. 2 In Bethlehem of Judah this blessed babe was born, and laid within a manger upon this blessed morn: for which his mother Mary did nothing take in scorn. [Refrain] 3 From God our heavenly Father a blessed angel came, and unto certain shepherds brought tidings of the same, how that in Bethlehem was born the Son of God by name. [Refrain] 4 The shepherds at those tidings rejoiced much in mind, and left their flocks a-feeding in tempest, storm, and wind, and went to Bethlehem straightway, the blessed babe to find. [Refrain] 5 Now to the Lord sing praises, all you within this place, and with true love and brotherhood each other now embrace; this holy tide of Christmas all others doth deface. [Refrain] Scripture: Luke 2:8-13 Languages: English Tune Title: GOD REST YOU MERRY
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Gentle Mary Laid Her Child

Author: Joseph Simpson Cook Hymnal: Voices United #46 (1996) Meter: 7.6.7.6 D Topics: Biblical Characters Mary, Mother of Jesus; Biblical Characters Shepherds; Biblical Characters Wisemen/Sages/Kings; Biblical Narrative Lyrics: 1 Gentle Mary laid her child lowly in a manger; there he lay, the undefiled, to the world a stranger. Such a Babe in such a place, can he be the Saviour? Ask the saved of all the race who have found his favour. 2 Angels sang about his birth, wise Men sought and found him; heaven’s star shone brightly forth, glory all around him. Shepherds saw the wondrous sight, heard the angels singing; all the plains were lit that night, all the hills were ringing. 3 Gentle Mary laid her child lowly in a manger; he is still the undefiled, but no more a stranger. Son of God of humble birth, beautiful the story; praise his name in all the earth; hail the King of glory! Languages: English Tune Title: GENTLE MARY
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O Sons and Daughters, Let Us Sing

Author: John Mason Neale; Jean Tisserand Hymnal: Voices United #170 (1996) Meter: 8.8.8 with alleluias Topics: Biblical Characters Thomas; Biblical Characters Wome at the Tomb; Biblical Narrative; Biblical Places Galilee First Line: O sons and daughters, let us sing! Refrain First Line: Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Lyrics: Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 1 O sons and daughters, let us sing! The King of heaven, the glorious King, o'er death and hell rose triumphing. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 2 That Easter morn, at break of day, the faithful women went their way to seek the tomb where Jesus lay: Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 3 An angel clad in white they see, who sat and spoke unto the three, "Your Lord doth go to Galilee." Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 4 That night the apostles met in fear; amidst them came their Lord most dear, and said, "My peace be on all here." Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 5 So, on this holy day of days, with faith in God our voices raise, in laud and jubilee and praise. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! [Additional verses for the Second Sunday of Easter:] 1 When Thomas first the tidings heard, how they had seen the risen Lord, he doubted the disciples' word. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 2 "My piercèd side, O Thomas, see; my hands, my feet, I show to thee; not faithless, but believing be." Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 3 No longer Thomas then denied; he saw the feet, the hands, the side; "Thou art my Lord and God," he cried. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 4 How blest are they who have not seen, and yet whose faith has constant been, for they eternal life shall win. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Languages: English Tune Title: O FILII ET FILIAE
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When Jesus the Healer

Author: Peter D. Smith Hymnal: Voices United #358 (1996) Meter: 11.6.11.5 Topics: Biblical Narrative; Biblical Characters Jairus' Daughter; Biblical Characters Bartimaeus; Biblical Characters Barabbas First Line: When Jesus the healer passed through Galilee Lyrics: 1 When Jesus the healer passed through Galilee, Heal us, heal us today! the deaf came to hear and the blind came to see. Heal us, Lord Jesus! 2 A paralyzed man was let down through a roof. Heal us, heal us today! His sins were forgiven, his walking the proof. Heal us, Lord Jesus! 3 The death of his daughter caused Jairus to weep. Heal us, heal us today! The Lord took her hand, and he raised her from sleep. Heal us, Lord Jesus! 4 When blind Bartimaeus cried out to the Lord, Heal us, heal us today! his faith made him whole and his sight was restored. Heal us, Lord Jesus! 5 The lepers were healed and the demons cast out. Heal us, heal us today! A bent woman straightened to laugh and to shout. Heal us, Lord Jesus! 6 The twelve were commissioned and sent out in twos, Heal us, heal us today! to make the sick whole and to spread the good news. Heal us, Lord Jesus! 7 There's still so much sickness and suffering today. Heal us, heal us today! We gather together for healing and pray: Heal us, Lord Jesus! Languages: English Tune Title: HEALER
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While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

Author: Nahum Tate Hymnal: Voices United #75 (1996) Meter: 8.6.8.6 Topics: Biblical Narrative; Biblical Characters Shepherds; Biblical Characters David First Line: While shepherds watched their flocks by night Lyrics: 1 While shepherds watched their flocks by night all seated on the ground, the angel of the Lord came down, and glory shone around. 2 "Fear not," said he, for mighty dread had seized their troubled mind; "glad tidings of great joy I bring to you and humankind. 3 "To you, in David's town this day is born of David's line a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord; and this shall be the sign: 4 "The heavenly babe you there shall find to human view displayed, all meanly wrapped in swathing bands, and in a manger laid." 5 Thus spake the seraph; and forthwith appeared a shining throng of angels praising God, who thus addressed their joyful song: 6 "All glory be to God on high, and on earth be peace; good will to all from highest heaven begin and never cease." Languages: English Tune Title: WINCHESTER OLD
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Nearer, My God, to Thee ( Mon Dieu, plus près de toi)

Author: Sarah Flower Adams; Charles Châtelanat Hymnal: Voices United #497 (1996) Meter: 6.4.6.4.6.6.6.4 Topics: Biblical Characters Jacob; Biblical Narrative; Biblical Places Bethel First Line: Nearer, my God, to thee (Mon Dieu, plus près de toi) Lyrics: 1 Nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee! E'en though it be a cross that raiseth me, still all my song shall be, nearer, my God, to thee; nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee! 2 Though like the wanderer, the sun gone down, darkness be over me, my rest a stone; yet in my dreams I'd be nearer, my God, to thee; nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee! 3 There let the way appear, steps unto heaven; all that thou sendest me, in mercy given; angels to beckon me nearer, my God, to thee; nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee! 4 Then, with my waking thoughts bright with thy praise, out of my stony griefs Bethel I'll raise; so by my woes to be nearer, my God, to thee; nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee! 5 Or if on joyful wing cleaving the sky, sun, moon, and stars forgot, upward I fly, still all my song shall be, nearer, my God, to thee; nearer, my God, to thee, nearer to thee! French: 1 Mon Dieu, plus près de toi, plus près de toi! C'est le cri de ma foi: Plus près de toi! Dans le jour où l'épreuve déborde comme un fleuve, garde-moi près de toi, plus près de toi! 2 Plus près de toi, Seigneur, plus près de toi! Tiens-moi dans ma douleur tout près de toi, alors que la souffrance fait son oeuvre en silence, toujours plus près de toi, plus près de toi! 3 Plus près de toi, toujours, plus près de toi! Donne-moit ton secourts, soutiens ma foi! Que Satan se déchaîne, ton amour me ramène toujours plus près de toi, plus près de toi! 4 Mon Dieu, plus près de toi! Dans le désert j'ai vu, plus près de toi, ton ciel ouvert, Pèlerin, bon courage! Ton chant brave l'orage: Mon Dieu, plus près de toi, plus près de toi! Languages: English; French Tune Title: EXCELSIOR (BETHANY)

Jesus, Our Brother

Author: Robert Davis Hymnal: Voices United #56 (1996) Meter: Irregular Topics: Biblical Places Bethlehem; Biblical Narrative First Line: Jesus, our brother, kind and good Languages: English Tune Title: ORIENTIS PARTIBUS
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The First Nowell

Hymnal: Voices United #91 (1996) Meter: Irregular with refrain Topics: Biblical Narrative; Biblical Characters Wisemen/Sages/Kings First Line: The first Nowell the angel did say Refrain First Line: Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell Lyrics: 1 The first Nowell the angel did say was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay, in fields where they lay a-keeping their sheep on a cold winter's night that was so deep. [Refrain:] Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, born is the King of Israel. 2 They looked up and saw a star, shining in the east beyond them far; and to the earth it gave great light, and so it continued both day and night. [Refrain] 3 And by the light of that same star three wise men came from country far; to seek for a king was their intent, and to follow the star wherever it went. [Refrain] 4 This star drew nigh to the northwest, o'er Bethlehem it took its rest, and there it did both stop and stay right over the place where Jesus lay. [Refrain] 5 Then entered in those wise men three full reverently upon their knee, and offered there in his presence, their gold and myrrh and frankincense. [Refrain] 6 Then let us all with one accord sing praises to our heavenly Lord, that hath made heaven and earth of nought, and with his blood our life hath bought. [Refrain] Languages: English Tune Title: THE FIRST NOWELL

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