Fill Thou My Life, O Lord My God (Billing) – Organ

Lyrics ~ 7 verses

Fill thou my life, O Lord my God,
in ev’ry part with praise,
that my whole being may proclaim
thy being and thy ways.

Not for the lip of praise alone,
nor e’en the praising heart,
I ask, but for a life made up
of praise in ev’ry part:

Praise in the common things of life,
Its goings out and in,
Praise in each duty and each deed,
However small and mean.

Fill ev’ry part of me with praise;
Let all my being speak
Of thee and of they love, O Lord,
Poor though I be, and weak.

So shalt thou, Lord, from me, e’en me,
Receive the glory due,
And so shall I begin on earth
The song for ever new.

So shall each fear, each fret, each care
be turned into a song,
and ev’ry winding of the way
the echo shall prolong.

So shall no part of day or night
from sacredness be free,
but all my life, in ev’ry step,
be fellowship with thee.

Lyrics by Horatius Bonar (1808 – 1889). Public Domain. Meter: CM

Recording

  • Tune: Billing, composed by Richard Runciman Terry (1865 – 1938). Public Domain.
  • Performance ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin. All Rights Reserved. ISRC UKTU21900175

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Christ is the light of all the world (Wiltshire) – Organ

Lyrics

Christ is the light of all the world,
Yet with the darkest night;
Lit by His glory and His love,
He turns the dark to light.

Christ came into a world of sin,
To cast the dark away;
He came to bring mankind the light,
And give the brightest day.

He is the light with which we shine,
When we call Him our friend;
He is our Saviour and our Lord,
We’ll serve Him to the end.

We’ll shine for Him in this dark world,
We’ll be a lamp of grace;
We’ll boldly go into the dark
‘Til we stand face to face.

Lyrics Copyright © 2011 Colin Gordon-Farleigh – used with permission.

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Details

  • Verses: 3
  • Tune: Wiltshire
  • Meter: CM
  • Style: Classical
  • Usage: Candlemas, General
  • Composer: George Thomas Smart (1776 – 1867)
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Music Trad. Public Domain.
  • Lyrics Copyright © 2011 : Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • ISRC: UKTU21900084
  • UID: 5060707370696

O For A Heart To Praise My God (Stockton) – Organ

Lyrics – 5 verses

Suitable for Ash Wednesday, Lent, General Usage

O for a heart to praise my God,
A heart from sin set free;
A heart that’s sprinkled with the blood
So freely shed for me:

A heart resigned, submissive, meek,
My great Redeemer’s throne;
Where only Christ is heard to speak,
Where Jesus reigns alone:

A humble, lowly, contrite heart,
Believing, true, and clean,
Which neither life nor death can part
From him that dwells within:

A heart in every thought renewed,
And full of love divine;
Perfect and right and pure and good —
A copy, Lord, of thine.

Thy nature, gracious Lord, impart,
Come quickly from above;
Write thy new name upon my heart,
Thy new best name of Love.

Lyrics: Charles Wesley (1707 – 1788), Public Domain

Recording

  • Tune: Stockton
  • Composer: Thomas Wright (1763 – 1829)
  • Meter: CM
  • Performance ℗ 2020 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • ISRC: UKTU21900072

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Lord, Teach Us How To Pray Aright (Saint Hugh) – Organ

Lyrics

1. Lord, teach us how to pray aright
With reverence and with fear;
Though dust and ashes in thy sight,
We may, we must, draw near.

2. We perish if we cease from prayer:
O grant us power to pray;
And, when to meet thee we prepare,
Lord, meet us by the way.

3. God of all grace, we bring to thee
A broken, contrite heart;
Give what thine eye delights to see,
Truth in the inward part;

4. Faith in the only sacrifice
That can for sin atone,
To cast our hopes, to fix our eyes,
On Christ, on Christ alone;

5. Patience to watch and wait and weep,
Though mercy long delay;
Courage our fainting souls to keep,
And trust thee though thou slay.

6. Give these, and then thy will be done;
Thus, strengthened with all might,
We, through thy Spirit and thy Son,
Shall pray, and pray aright.

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Details

    • Tune: St Hugh
    • Meter: CM
    • Style: Victorian Hymn
    • Composer: Edward John Hopkins (1818 – 1901)
    • Lyricist: James Montgomery (1771 – 1854)
    • Church Year: General, Lent, Ash Wednesday
    • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain.
    • Performance ℗ 2020 Richard M S Irwin, All rights reserved.
    • ISRC: UKTU21900069
    • UPC: 5060707370634

Praise Jesus, Reigning Now On Earth (Richmond – 4 Verses) – Organ

Lyrics

Praise Jesus, reigning now on Earth,
High-seated on the throne;
Praise Him who grants us second birth,
Then takes us for His own.

Though weary in our earthly life,
Now we have been set free;
Freed from our troubles, toil and strife,
Now thus will ever be.

So now we sing eternal praise,
To Christ who is our King;
Rejoice and worship all our days,
To Him our tributes bring.

Praise Him below, Praise Him above,
Our songs of joy we’ll sing;
We’ll praise God’s everlasting love,
Praise Jesus Christ, our King!

Lyrics Copyright © 2006 Colin Gordon-Farleigh, used with permission.

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Details

  • Tune: Richmond
  • Meter: CM
  • Style: Classical
  • Church Year: General
  • Composer: Thomas Haweis (1724 – 1820) adapted by Samuel Webbe the Younger (1770 – 1843)
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh (b. 1943)
  • Music Public Domain.
  • Lyrics: Copyright © 2006 Colin Gordon-Farleigh
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A Child is born to us (Denby) – Organ

Lyrics

A child is born to us,
The Son to us is giv’n.
The government of God
Will rest upon His frame.
He is the King of Kings,
New life and hope He brings;
His mighty government
Will never, never end.

We’ll name Him Wonderful,
We’ll call Him Counsellor;
We’ll claim His saving grace,
And we will call Him Friend.
Almighty God is He,
He comes to set us free;
His government of peace
Will never, never end.

He brings abundant life,
Frees us from earthly strife:
We’ll name Him King of Kings
And call Him Lord of Lords.
He is the Prince of Peace,
Through Him all conflicts cease;
He is the Son of God,
He is the Living Word.

Lyrics Copyright © 2010 Colin Gordon-Farleigh – used with permission.

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Details

  • Verses: 3
  • Tune: Ellacombe
  • Meter: 76 76 D
  • Style: Classical
  • Usage: Christmas
  • Composer: Unknown from Hymnal: Wüttemburg Gesangbuch (1784)
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Music Copyright Public Domain.
  • Lyrics Copyright © 2010 : Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • ISRC: UKTU21900002
  • UID: 5060707370016

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Hark, the glad sound! (Crediton) – Organ

Lyrics

Hark, the glad sound! The Saviour comes,
the Saviour promised long!
Let ev’ry heart prepare a throne,
and ev’ry voice a song.

He comes the pris’ners to release,
in Satan’s bondage held;
the gates of brass before Him burst,
the iron fetters yield.

He comes to free the captive mind, *
where evil thoughts control,
and for the darkness of the blind
gives light that makes them whole.

He comes the broken heart to bind,
the bleeding soul to cure,
and with the treasures of His grace
t’enrich the humbled poor.

Our glad Hosannas, Prince of Peace,
Thy welcome shall proclaim;
and heav’n’s eternal arches ring
with Thy beloved Name.

* Many sources omit this verse. Request 5 verse recording to include it.

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Details

  • Tune: Crediton
  • Meter: CM
  • Style: Classical
  • Church Year: Advent, All Souls
  • Composer: Thomas Clark (1775 – 1859)
  • Harmonised by: Martin Shaw (1875 – 1958)
  • Lyricist: Philip Doddridge (1702 – 1751)
  • Lyrics Copyright Public Domain
  • Harmonisation Copyright Oxford University Press
  • Performances Copyright ℗  2018 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved

 

 

All Hail The Power Of Jesus’ Name (Diadem) – Organ

Lyrics ~ 6 verses

1. All hail the power of Jesus’ name!
Let angels prostrate fall;
Let angels prostrate fall;
Bring forth the royal diadem,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him, crown Him,
And crown Him Lord of all.

2. Crown him, you martyrs of our God,
Who from his altar call;
Who from his altar call;Praise Him whose way of pain ye trod,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him, crown Him,
And crown Him Lord of all.

3. Ye prophets who our freedom won,
Ye searchers, great and small,
Ye searchers, great and small,
By whom the work of truth is done,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him, crown Him,
And crown Him Lord of all.

4. Sinners, whose love can ne’er forget
The wormwood and the gall,
The wormwood and the gall,
Go spread your trophies at His feet,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him, crown Him,
And crown Him Lord of all.

5. Ye seed of Israel’s chosen race,
Ye ransomed of the fall;
Ye ransomed of the fall;
Hail Him who saves you by His grace,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him, crown Him,
And crown Him Lord of all.

6. Let every tribe and every tongue
To him their hearts enthral;
To him their hearts enthral;
Lift high the universal song,
And crown Him, crown Him, crown Him, crown Him,
And crown Him Lord of all.

Lyrics by Edward Perronet (1726 – 1792). Public Domain

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Recording

  • Tune: Diadem composed by James Ellor (1819 – 1899). Public Domain.
  • Meter: 86 86 extended
  • Performance ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
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Immortal Love For Ever Full (Bishopthorpe) – Organ

Lyrics

Suggested uses Easter and General

Immortal Love for ever full,
For ever flowing free,
For ever shared, for ever whole,
A never-ebbing sea.

Our outward lips confess the name
All other names above;
Love only knoweth whence it came
And comprehendeth love.

We may not climb the heavenly steeps
To bring the Lord Christ down;
In vain we search the lowest deeps,
For him no depths can drown:

But warm, sweet, tender, even yet
A present help is he;
And faith has still its Olivet,
And love its Galilee.

The healing of his seamless dress
Is by our beds of pain;
We touch him in life’s throng and press,
And we are whole again.

Through him the first fond prayers are said
Our lips of childhood frame;
The last low whispers of our dead
Are burdened with his name.

Alone, O Love ineffable,
Thy saving name is given;
To turn aside from thee is hell,
To walk with thee is heaven.

Lyrics by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 – 1892). Publid Domain.

Recordings

  • Tune: Bishopthorpe composed by Jeremiah Clarke (1670 – 1707). Public Domain
  • Meter: CM
  • Performances ℗ 2020 7 Verse UKTU21900123 ℗ 2018 6 Verse Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.

7 verses

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6 verses – omitting verse 3

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My God, how wonderful thou art (Westminster)

My God, how wonderful thou art – Lyrics

My God, how wonderful Thou art,
Thy majesty how bright;
How beautiful Thy mercy seat
In depths of burning light!

How dread are Thy eternal years,
O everlasting Lord,
By prostrate spirits day and night
Incessantly adored!

How wonderful, how beautiful,
The sight of Thee must be;
Thy endless wisdom, boundless power,
And glorious purity!

O how I fear Thee, living God,
With deep and tender fear;
And worship Thee with trembling hope,
And penitential tears!

Yet, I may love Thee, too, O Lord,
Almighty as Thou art;
For Thou hast stooped to ask of me
The love of my poor heart!

No earthly father loves like Thee,
No mother, e’er so mild,
Bears and forbears as Thou hast done,
With me, Thy sinful child.

Father of Jesus, love’s Reward!
What rapture it will be
Prostrate before Thy throne to lie,
And gaze, and gaze on Thee!

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Details

  • Tune: Westminster
  • Meter: CM
  • Style: Victorian Hymn
  • Composer: James Turle (1802 -1882)
  • Lyricist: Frederick William Faber (1814 – 1863)
  • Usage: General
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2014 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.