O Father, lift our souls above

Representative Text

O Father! lift our souls above,
Till we find rest in Thy dear love;
And still that Peace divine impart
Which sanctifies the inmost heart,
And makes each morn and setting sun
But bring us nearer to Thy throne.

May we our daily duties meet,
Tread sin each day beneath our feet,
And win that strength which doth Thy will
And seeth Thee, and so is still;
And fixed on Thy sustaining arm,
Find daily food and know no harm.

Help us with man in peace to live,
Our brother’s wrong in love forgive,
And day and night the tempter flee
Through strength which comes alone from Thee!
Thus will our spirits find their rest,
In Thy deep Peace forever blest.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #39

Text Information

First Line: O Father, lift our souls above

Tune

STELLA (English)

First published in Henri Frederick Hemy's Easy Hymn Tunes for Catholic Schools (1851), STELLA was a folk tune from northern England that Hemy heard sung by children in Stella, a village near Newcastle-upon-Tyme. In modified bar form (AA'B), the tune has an interesting rhythmic structure. Antiphonal…

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Text

A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #39

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #39

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Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #58

Grammar School Hymn Book #d178

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #497

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Hymns and Anthems adapted for Jewish Worship #173

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d298

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Hymns of the Spirit #87

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National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #78

Sabbath Eve Services and Hymns #d12

Schools Lyrics #d153

The Gospel Hymnal #d420

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The Gospel Psalmist #49

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The Public School Hymnal: for the use of high schools and seminaries #82

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The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #77

The Tabernacle #d209

Union Hymnal #48

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