Monthly Archives: March 2013

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today

Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heav’ns, and earth, reply, Alleluia! Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia! Fought the fight, the battle won, … Continue reading

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Sing With All The Sons Of Glory

Sing with all the sons of glory, sing the resurrection song! Death and sorrow, earth’s dark story, to the former days belong. All around the clouds are breaking, soon the storms of time shall cease; In God’s likeness we, awaking, … Continue reading

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Lo! From The Mighty Tree Of Life

Here is a versified form of the Eastern Orthodox Aposticha for Holy Saturday which I wrote: Lo! From the Mighty Tree of Life Saint Joseph took Thee down. Thee, Lord of Life, all cold in death, He in fine linens … Continue reading

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O Great And Holy Sabbath

Here is a hymn I wrote today for Holy Saturday. I also tried my hand at writing the melody for it. Unfortunately, I do not seem to be able to upload the MIDI file I created: O Great and Holy … Continue reading

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O Sinner Lift The Eye Of Faith

O sinner, lift the eye of faith, To true repentance turning; Bethink thee of the curse of sin, Its awful guilt discerning; Upon the Crucified One look, And thou shalt read, as in a book, What well is worthy thy … Continue reading

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We Sing The Praise Of Him Who Died

We sing the praise of Him who died, Of Him who died upon the cross; The sinner’s hope let men deride, For this we count the world but loss. Inscribed upon the cross we see In shining letters, “God is … Continue reading

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See The Destined Day Arise!

See the destined day arise! See a willing sacrifice! Jesus, to redeem our loss, Hangs upon the shameful cross. Jesus, who but Thou had borne, Lifted on that tree of scorn, Every pang and bitter throe, Finishing Thy life of … Continue reading

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