O Spirit Of The Living God (Winchester New, Organ, 5 verses)

O Spirit Of The Living God Lyrics

1 O Spirit of the living God,
in all the fullness of your grace,
wherever human feet have trod,
descend upon our fallen race.

2 Give tongues of fire and hearts of love
to preach the reconciling word;
anoint with power from heaven above
whenever gospel truth is heard.

3 Let darkness turn to radiant light,
confusion vanish from your path;
those who are weak inspire with might:
let mercy triumph over wrath!

4 O Spirit of our God, prepare
the whole wide world the Lord to meet;
breathe out new life, like morning air,
till hearts of stone begin to beat.

5 Baptize the nations; far and near
the triumphs of the cross record;
till Christ in glory shall appear
and every race declare him Lord!

Meter: LM. Lyricist: Henry Hart Milman (1791 – 1868). Public Domain

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Lectionary

Around The Throne Of God (Solothurn, Organ, 4 Verses)

Around The Throne Of God Lyrics

1 Around the throne of God a band
of glorious angels ever stand;
bright things they see, sweet harps they hold,
and on their heads are crowns of gold.

2 Some wait around him, ready still
to sing his praise and do his will;
and some, when he commands them, go
to guard his servants here below.

3 Lord, give thy angels every day
command to guide us on our way,
and bid them every evening keep
their watch around us while we sleep.

4 So shall no wicked thing draw near,
to do us harm or cause us fear;
and we shall dwell, when life is past,
with angels round thy throne at last.

Meter LM. Lyrics by John Mason Neale (1818 – 1866). Public Domain.

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With Joy We Meditate The Grace (Tallis’ Ordinal, Organ, 5 Verses)

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1. With joy we meditate the grace
Of our High Priest above;
His heart is made of tenderness,
And ever yearns with love.

2. Touched with a sympathy within,
He knows our feeble frame;
He knows what sore temptations mean
For he has felt the same.

3. He in the days of feeble flesh
Poured out his cries and tears;
And, in his measure, feels afresh
What every member bears.

4. He’ll never quench the smoking flax,
But raise it to a flame;
The bruisèd reed he never breaks,
Nor scorns the meanest name.

5. Then let our humble faith address
His mercy and his power:
We shall obtain delivering grace
In every needful hour.

Meter: CM. Lyrics by Isaac Watts (1674 – 1748). Public Domain.

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O Holy Ghost Thy Peoples Bless (St Timothy – 6 Verses) – Organ

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1. O Holy Ghost, thy people bless
Who long to feel thy might,
And fain would grow in holiness
As children of the light.

2. To thee we bring, who art the Lord,
Ourselves to be thy throne;
Let ev’ry thought and deed and word
Thy pure dominion own.

3. Life-giving Spirit, o’er us move,
As on the formless deep;
Give life and order, light and love,
where now is death or sleep.

4. Great gift of our ascended King,
His saving truth reveal;
Our tongues inspire His praise to sing,
Our hearts his love to feel.

5. True wind of heav’n, from south or north,
For joy or chast’ning, blow;
The garden-spices shall spring forth
If thou wilt bid them flow.

6. O Holy Ghost, of sev’nfold might,
All graces come from thee;
Grant us to know and serve aright
One God in Persons Three.

Meter: CM. Lyrics by Henry Williams Baker (1821 – 1887), Public Domain.

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  • Tune: St Timothy by Henry Williams Baker (1821 – 1887). Public Domain.
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See Amid The Winter’s Snow (Humility – 4 Verses) – Organ

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See, amid the winter’s snow,
Born for us on Earth below,
See, the tender Lamb appears,
Promised from eternal years.
Hail, thou ever blessed morn,
Hail redemption’s happy dawn,
Sing through all Jerusalem,
Christ is born in Bethlehem.

Lo, within a manger lies
He who built the starry skies;
He who, throned in height sublime,
Sits among the cherubim.
Refrain

Sacred Infant, all divine,
What a tender love was Thine,
Thus to come from highest bliss
Down to such a world as this.
Refrain

Teach, O teach us, Holy Child,
By Thy face so meek and mild,
Teach us to resemble Thee,
In Thy sweet humility.

Meter: 77 77 And Refrain – Hymns Without Words. Lyricist: Edward Caswall (1814 – 1878) – Hymns Without Words. Public Domain.

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When Christ Our Lord To Andrew Cried (St Andrew Tans’ur – 3 Verses) – Organ

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When Christ our Lord to Andrew cried:
“Come, thou, and follow me,”
The fisher left his net beside the Sea of Galilee.
To teach the truth the Master taught,
To tread the path he trod
Was all his will and thus he brought
Unnumbered souls to God.

When Andrew’s hour had come, and he
Was doomed, like Christ to die,
He kissed his cross exultingly,
And this his noble cry:
“O noble cross! O precious wood!
I long have yearned for thee;
Uplift me to my only good
Who died on thee for me.”

St Andrew now in bliss above,
Thy fervent prayers renew
That Scotland yet again may love
The faith, entire and true;
That I the cross allotted me
May bear with patient love! ‘
Twill lift me, as it lifted thee,
To reign with Christ above.

Meter: 86 86 D. Lyrics by E M Barret (dates unknown). Public Domain.

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For Every Blade Of Bright Green Grass (Green Grass – 5 Verses) – Piano Ensemble

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For every blade of bright green grass,
For every petal of each flower,
For every leaf on every tree,
We thank you Lord God, Almighty.

For each raindrop, each wet shower,
That falls on dusty, parchèd earth,
And nourishes the fertile loam,
And sprouts up shoots with growing power.

For every seed of every plant,
That multiplies its sacred kind,
For sweetest fruit of yielding tree,
We thank you Lord God, Almighty.

For every species of each herb,
That seasons up our fractured whole,
And soothes and calms like Gilead’s balm,
And heals the mind, body and soul.

For Nature’s generosity
Sustaining all createdkind,
Your gift of Omni love divine,
We thank you Lord God, Almighty.

Meter: LM. Lyrics by Verna Penn Moll, Copyright © 2020. CCLI 7165644.

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  • Tune: Green Grass, composed by Richard M S Irwin (b.1955) Copyright © 2020. Used with permission. CCLI: 7165644.
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Hark The Glad Sound! (Bristol – 4 Verses) – Organ

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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 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.

Meter: CM. Lyricist: Philip Doddridge (1702 – 1751). Public Domain.

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Lectionary

All Beautiful The March Of Days (Forest Green – 3 Verses) – Organ

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1. All beautiful the march of days,
As seasons come and go.
The hand that shaped the rose has wrought
The crystal of the snow,
Has sent the hoary frost of heav’n,
The flowing waters sealed,
And laid a silent loveliness
On hill and wood and field.

2. O’er white expanses, sparkling pure,
The radiant morns unfold;
The solemn splendours of the night
Burn brighter through the cold.
Life mounts in ev’ry throbbing vein,
Love deepens round the hearth,
And clearer sounds the angel hymn,
“Good will to all on earth.”

3. O God, from whose unfathomed Law
The year in beauty flows,
Yourself the vision passing by
In crystal and in rose,
Day unto day shall utter speech,
And night to night proclaim,
In ever changing words of light,
The wonder of your name.

Meter: DCM. Lyricist: Frances Whitmarsh Wile (1878 -1939). Public Domain.

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Father I Place Into Your Hands (Piano & Flute, 4 Verses)

Father I Place Into Your Hands Lyrics

We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright.

Meter: 86 86 86 9. Lyrics by Jenny Hewer (b. 1945), Copyright © 1975 Kingsway Thankyou Music. Based on Psalm 30.

We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright.

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