Monthly Archives: April 2013

O Unity Of Threefold Light

O Unity of threefold light, Send out Thy loveliest ray, Add scatter our transgressions’ night, And turn it into day; Make us those temples pure and fair Thy glory loveth well, The spotless tabernacles, where Thou may’st vouchsafe to dwell! … Continue reading

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And Wilt Thou Pardon, Lord?

And wilt Thou pardon, Lord, A sinner such as I, Although Thy book his crimes record, Of such a crimson dye? So deep are they engraved, So terrible their fear, The righteous scarcely shall be saved, And where shall I … Continue reading

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By Fruit, The Ancient Foe’s Device

By fruit, the ancient Foe’s device Drave Adam forth from Paradise: CHRIST, by the cross of shame and pain, Brought back the dying Thief again: “When in Thy kingdom, LORD,” said he, “Thou shalt return, remember me!” Thy Holy Passion … Continue reading

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Fierce Was The Wild Billow

Fierce was the wild billow, dark was the night; Oars labored heavily, foam glimmered white. Trembled the mariners; peril was nigh: Then said the God of God, “Peace! it is I.” Ridge of the mountain-wave, lower thy crest! Wail of … Continue reading

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Hail Gladdening Light

Hail, gladdening Light, of His pure glory poured, Who is immortal Father, heavenly blest; Highest and holiest—Jesus Christ our Lord! Now are we come to the sun’s hour of rest; All times are ordered in Thy Word alone, Therefore the … Continue reading

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The Voice That Breathed O’er Eden

The voice that breathed o’er Eden, That earliest wedding day, The primal wedding blessing, It hath not passed away. Still in the pure espousal Of Christian man and maid The Holy Three are with us, The threefold grace is said. … Continue reading

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O Christ The King Of Human Life

O Christ, the King of human life, In royal bounty pour On these Thy servants, man and wife, Thy blessing evermore. On ties of home, in life, in death, Thy seal divine was set: Those thirty years at Nazareth Thou, … Continue reading

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