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So let your lips and lives express

Full Text

1 So let our lips and lives express
The holy Gospel we profess:
So let our works and virtues shine,
To prove the doctrine all divine.

2 Thus shall we best proclaim abroad
The honors of our Saviour God;
When His salvation reigns within,
And grace subdues the power of sin.

3 Our flesh and sense must be denied,
Passion and envy, lust and pride;
While justice, temperance, truth and love
Our inward piety approve.

4 Religion bears our spirits up,
While we expect that blessed hope,
The bright appearance of the Lord,
And faith stands leaning on His Word.

Source: Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #389

Text Information

First Line: So let your lips and lives express

Tune

HAMBURG

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) composed HAMBURG (named after the German city) in 1824. The tune was published in the 1825 edition of Mason's Handel and Haydn Society Collection of Church Music. Mason indicated that the tune was based on a chant in the first Gregorian tone. HAMBURG is a very simple tune with…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #386Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #285Page Scan
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #389Page Scan
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #389TextPage Scan
Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #458Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #16Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S245Page Scan
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #320Page Scan
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #311Page Scan



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