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Builder of mighty worlds on worlds

Full Text

1 Builder of mighty worlds on worlds,
How poor the house must be,
That with our human, sinful hands
We may erect for Thee.

2 O Christ, Thou art our Corner-stone;
On thee our hopes are built;
Thou art our Lord, our Light, our Life,
Our Sacrifice for guilt.

3 In Thy blest Name we gather here,
And consecrate the ground.
The walls that on this rock shall rise
Thy praises shall resound.

Source: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #297

Author: E. Johnson

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Text Information

First Line: Builder of mighty worlds on worlds
Author: E. Johnson

Tune

ST. AGNES (Dykes)

John B. Dykes (PHH 147) composed ST. AGNES for [Jesus the Very Thought of Thee]. Dykes named the tune after a young Roman Christian woman who was martyred in A.D. 304 during the reign of Diocletian. St. Agnes was sentenced to death for refusing to marry a nobleman to whom she said, "I am already eng…

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MANOAH

MANOAH was first published in Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1851). This anthology (later editions had alternate titles) contained one of the best tune collections of its era and included thirty-seven original compositions and arrangements by compiler Greatorex as well as m…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gospel Melodies: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d20
Gospel Voices No.2 #d13
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #297Tune InfoTextPage Scan
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #322Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d137
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #215Page Scan
Songs for the New Life #d63
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #363Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #868Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #255.868Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #868Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #1186Page Scan
The Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings #568Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #593Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #844Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #215Page Scan
The National Baptist Hymn Book #d78
The National Baptist Hymnal: arranged for use in churches, Sunday schools, and young people's socieities (5th ed. Rev.) #569Page Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1138Page Scan



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