Refresh my weary soul (Eccles – 4 verses) – Organ

Lyrics

Refresh my weary soul,
Renew this faith of mine,
That I may journey forth
Upon Your path divine.

Lord, let revival come,
To sweep me off my feet,
In holy power, then,
My life will be complete.

Lord, let my life be Yours,
Teach me Your holy ways;
For I will always serve,
And lift my voice in praise.

So now, refreshed, revived,
I’m seeking out Your face,
To share with all the world,
The beauty of Your grace.

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

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Details

  • Verses: 4
  • Tune: Eccles
  • Meter: 66 66 D
  • Style: Victorian
  • Usage: General, All Souls
  • Composer: Bertram Luard-Selby (1853 – 1918)
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Music Copyright Public Domain.
  • Lyrics Copyright © 2006 Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • IRSC: UKTU21900003
  • UPC: 5060707370474

Soldiers of Christ, arise (St Ethelwald – 6 verses) – Organ

Lyrics

Soldiers of Christ, arise,
and put your armor on,
strong in the strength which God supplies
thro’ his eternal Son.

Strong in the Lord of hosts,
and in his mighty pow’r,
who in the strength of Jesus trusts
is more than conqueror.

Stand then in his great might,
with all his strength endued;
but take, to arm you for the fight,
the panoply of God.

Leave no unguarded place,
no weakness of the soul;
take ev’ry virtue, ev’ry grace,
and fortify the whole.

To keep your armor bright,
attend with constant care;
still walking in your Captain’s sight,
and watching unto prayer.

From strength to strength go on;
wrestle and fight and pray;
tread all the pow’rs of darkness down,
and win the well-fought day.

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Details

  • Tune: St Ethelwald
  • Meter: 66 86
  • Style: Victorian Hymn
  • Composer: William Henry Monk (1823 – 1889)
  • Lyricist: Charles Wesley (1707 – 1788)
  • Usage: General
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain.
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • ISRC: UKTU21900046
  • UID: 5060707370436

Alleluia, Sing To Jesus! To The Manger Praises Bring (Calon Lân – 5 Verses) – Organ

Lyrics

Alleluia, sing to Jesus!
To the manger praises bring;
Alleluia, lift your voices,
Praises to the infant King!
Alleluia, sing your praises,
Sing them loud to Christ the King!
Alleluia, sing your praises,
To his feet your tribute bring!

Alleluia, sing to Jesus!
Songs of praises to the boy;
Alleluia, lift your voices,
Songs of love and songs of joy!
Alleluia . . .

Alleluia, sing to Jesus!
Join the others at his Birth;
Alleluia, lift your voices,
Son of God come down to Earth!
Alleluia . . .

Alleluia, sing to Jesus!
Ox and ass have gath-ered round;
Alleluia, lift your voic-es,
Standing now on hallowed ground!
Alleluia . . .

Alleluia, sing to Jesus!
Joining with the heav’nly host;
Alleluia, lift your voices,
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost!
Alleluia . . .

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

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Details

  • Tune: Calon Lân
  • Meter: 87 87 D
  • Usage: Christmas, Epiphany
  • Style: Traditional Welsh
  • Composer: Landore John Hughes (1872 – 1914)
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh (b. 1943)
  • Music Public Domain
  • Lyrics Copyright © 2006 Colin Gordon-Farleigh, used with permission.
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • IRSC: UKTU21900044
  • UPC: 5060707370405

Redeemed by Him, and then re-stored (Old Hundredth) – Organ

Lyrics

Redeemed by Him, and then re-stored,
Keeping the death of Christ the Lord.
In memory we share this food,
The bread His flesh, the wine His blood.

Take, eat, and now remember Him,
His body broken in our stead,
In full forgiveness, ’til He come,
Share in the breaking of the bread.

Then as we take the cup of wine,
His life-blood shed to set us free
Deeply we drink from draught of pain,
His blood was shed for you and me.

Our sweet communion, Three in One,
By mercy, through his grace, we meet
To share in this memorial feast,
Then praise and worship at His feet.

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

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Details

  • Tune: Old Hundredth
  • Meter: LM
  • Usage: Communion, Eucharist
  • Style: Reformation German
  • Composer: Louis Bourgeois (c.1510 – 1559) a tune from Hymnal: Genevan Psalter, (1551) created under the supervision of Publisher: John Calvin
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh (b. 1943)
  • Church Year: General
  • Music Public Domain
  • Lyrics Copyright © 2006 Colin Gordon-Farleigh, used with permission.
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • IRSC: UKTU21900042
  • UPC: 5060707370382

He sat to watch o’er customs paid (Winchester New – 6 verses) – Organ

Lyrics

He sat to watch o’er customs paid,
A man of scorned and hardening trade,
Alike the symbol and the tool
Of foreign masters’ hated rule.

But grace within his breast had stirred;
There needed but the timely word:
It came, true Lord of souls, from thee,
That royal summons, ‘Follow me.’

Enough, when thou wast passing by,
To hear thy voice, to meet thine eye:
He rose, responsive to the call,
And left his task, his gains, his all.

O wise exchange! with these to part,
And lay up treasure in the heart –
Who now with crown of light doth shine
Among the apostolic line.

Come, Saviour, as in days of old;
Pass where the world has strongest hold,
And faithless care and selfish greed
Are thorns that choke the holy seed.

Who keep thy gifts, O bid them claim
The steward’s, not the owner’s name;
Who yield up all for thy dear sake,
Let them of Matthew’s wealth partake.

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Details

  • Tune: Winchester New
  • Meter: LM
  • Style: Baroque, Lutheran, Traditional German
  • Composer: Unknown from Musickalisches Handbuch (1690)
  • Lyricist: William Bright (1824 – 1901)
  • Church Year: Feast of St Matthew
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.

Tell his praise in song and story (Abbot’s Leigh) – Organ

Lyrics

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Details

  • Tune: Abbot’s Leigh
  • Meter: 87 87 D
  • Style: Mid 20th Century
  • Verses: 4
  • Composer: Cyril Vincent Taylor (1907 – 1991)
  • Lyricist: Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926)
  • Music Copyright © Oxford University Press
  • Lyrics Copyright © Timothy Dudley-Smith
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I bind unto myself today (St Patrick’s Breastplate – 5 verses) – Organ

Lyrics

I bind unto myself today
The strong name of the Trinity
By invocation of the same,
The Three in One and One in Three.

I bind this day to me forever,
By power of faith, Christ’s incarnation,
His baptism in the Jordan river,
His death on cross for my salvation,
His bursting from the spiced tomb,
His riding up the heavenly way,
His coming at the day of doom,
I bind unto myself today.

I bind unto myself today
The power of God to hold and lead,
God’s eye to watch, God’s might to stay,
God’s ear to hearken to my need,
The wisdom of my God to teach,
God’s hand to guide, God’s shield to ward,
The word of God to give me speech,
God’s heavenly host to be my guard.

Christ be with me, Christ within me,
Christ behind me, Christ before me,
Christ beside me, Christ to win me,
Christ to comfort and restore me.
Christ beneath me, Christ above me,
Christ in quiet, Christ in danger,
Christ in hearts of all that love me,
Christ in mouth of friend and stranger.

I bind unto myself the name,
The strong name of the Trinity
By invocation of the same,
The Three in One and One in Three,
Of whom all nature has creation,
Eternal Father, Spirit, Word.
Praise to the Lord of my salvation;
Salvation is of Christ the Lord!

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Details

  • Tune: St Patrick’s Breastplate
  • Meter: Irregular
  • Style: Victorian Hymn
  • Composer: Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 – 1924)
  • Lyricist: St Patrick (373 – 463)
  • Translator: Cecil Frances Alexander (1818 – 1895)
  • Church Year: Trinity, St Patrick’s Day
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.

 

Raise your hands, lift your voice (Worthy) – Small Ensemble

Lyrics

Raise your hands, lift your voice,
Let your heart and soul rejoice;
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord,
For he’s worthy to be praised!
He is worthy to be praised!
He is worthy to be praised!
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord,
For He’s worthy to be praised!

He is Lord, He is King,
To His feet your tributes bring;
Praise the Lord . . .

He is prince, he is peace,
He will make all conflicts cease;
Praise the Lord . . .

He is Spirit, He is love,
He’s almighty God above;
Praise the Lord . . .

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

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Details

  • Verses: 4
  • Tune: Worthy
  • Meter: 67 67 77 67
  • Style: Early 21st Century
  • Usage: General
  • Composer: Greg Scheer
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Music Copyright © 2011 Colin Greg Scheer – used with permission.
  • Lyrics Copyright © 2011 Colin Gordon-Farleigh – used with permission.
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • IRSC: UKTU21900034
  • UID: 5060707370313

Raise your arms up to the sky (Raise Your Hands – 2 verses) – Organ

Lyrics

Please note the second verse refrain is followed by a Coda.

Raise your  arms up to the sky,
Raise your hands and lift them high;
Praise the Lord in heaven above,
Praise the Lord heaven above.
Praise Him with your heart and soul,
Praise him for He’s made you whole,
Praise the Lord, Praise the Lord,
Praise the Lord in heaven above.

He’s our God, the Three-in-One,
Father, Holy Spirit, Son;
Praise the Lord, He’s King of Kings,
Praise the Lord, He’s King of Kings.
Praise Him with your heart and soul,
Praise him for He’s made you whole,
Praise the Lord, Praise the Lord,
Praise the Lord in heaven above.

Raise your hands,
Raise your hands,
Oh praise the Lord!

Lyrics Copyright © 2011 Colin Gordon-Farleigh. Used with permission.

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Details

    • Tune: Raise Your Hands
    • Meter: 77 77 and Refrain
    • Style: Early 21st Century
    • Church Year: Trinity, General
    • Composer: Stephen G Brown
    • Music Copyright © 2012 Stephen G Brown
    • Lyricist: Colin Gordon Farleigh (b. 1943)
    • Lyrics Copyright © 2011 Colin Gordon-Farleigh
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An Angel Appeared To The Shepherds (Brycheiniog – 4 Verses) – Piano, Flute, Horn And Cello

Lyrics

An angel appeared to the shepherds
As they tended their sheep on that night,
Foretold of the birth of the Saviour,
Who would banish the dark with His Light.

He told of a sign that would guide them
To the place where the infant would lay;
For God placed a star in the heavens
As a sign on that first Christmas Day.

So leaving their sheep far behind them,
With the star shining brightly above,
They followed the sign to a stable,
Where they worshipped God’s mercy and love.

They knelt at the altar of heaven,
All their gifts and their praises did bring,
Though they saw the tiniest baby,
All their worship was poured on a King.

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

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Details

  • Verses: 4
  • Tune: Brycheiniog
  • Meter: 76 76 D
  • Style: Classical
  • Usage: Christmas
  • Composer: David Patrick Gedge (1939 – 2016)
  • Arranger: Richard M S Irwin (b. 1955)
  • Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright © 2006 Colin Gordon-Farleigh
  • Arrangement © 2019 Richard M S Irwin
  • Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
  • IRSC: UKTU21900014
  • UID: 5060707370276