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Hope of our hearts, O Lord, appear

Hope of our hearts, O Lord, appear

Author: Sir Edward Denny
Tune: CANAAN (Perkins)
Published in 46 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Hope of our hearts, O Lord, appear,
Thou glorious Star of day!
Shine forth, and chase the dreary night,
With all our tears, away.
No resting-place we seek on earth,
No loveliness we see;
Our eye is on the royal crown,
Prepared for us and thee.

2 Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart!
Star of the coming day!
Arise, and with thy morning beams
Chase all our griefs away.
Come, blessed Lord! let every shore
And answering island sing
The praises of thy royal name,
And own thee as their King.

3 Jesus, thy fair creation groans
The air, the earth, the sea
In unison with all our hearts,
And calls aloud for thee.
Thine was the cross, with all its fruits
Of grace and peace divine;
Be thine the crown of glory now,
The palm of victory thine.

4 But, dearest Lord, however bright
That crown of joy above,
What is it to the brighter hope
Of dwelling in thy love?
What to the joy, the deeper joy,
Unmingled, pure, and free,
Of union with our living Head,
Of fellowship with thee?

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #868

Author: Sir Edward Denny

Denny, Sir Edward, Bart . Sir Edward Denny, son of Sir E. Denny, 4th baronet, of Tralee Castle, County of Kerry, was born 2 Oct., 1796, and succeeded his father in August, 1831. He is a member of the Plymouth Brethren, and has contributed largely to their hymnody. His first publication, in which many of his hymns appeared, was A Selection of Hymns, Lond. Central Tract Depot, 1839. This was followed by Hymns & Poems , Lond., 1848 (third ed., 1870). He has also published several prose works. Many of his hymns are popular, and are in extensive use as:—" A pilgrim through this lonely world"; "Bride of the Lamb, rejoice, rejoice"; “Bright with all His crowns of glory"; “Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart”; "Sweet feast of love d… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hope of our hearts, O Lord, appear
Author: Sir Edward Denny
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d132

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d132

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #1026

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d333

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Christ in Song #398

Christian Hymns to be used by the Children of God. 2nd ed. #d82

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Devotional hymns #199

Gospel Hymns #d186

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1362

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Hymns for the Church on Earth #45

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #647

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Hymns for the Sick-Room #106

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d430

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Hymns of Faith and Love #41

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Hymns of the "Jubilee Harp" #a143

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn #ad87

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn, with Music #d87

Hymns of the Second Coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ #d66

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Hymns of Worship #227

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Laudes Domini #496

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #1444

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Poems and Hymns of Dawn #92

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #1223

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #231

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d152

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Songs of Praise #284

Spiritual Songs for a Month. 1st Am. from the 6th Eng. ed. #d15

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d312

The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d174

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The Baptist Praise Book #1068

The Bible Hymn Book #d81

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The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs #520

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The Christian Hymn Book #1099

The Christian Lyre #d140

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d327

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The Jubilee Harp #143

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The New Laudes Domini #506

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #82

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #526

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #327b

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d379

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d328

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #868

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d163

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