Monthly Archives: May 2014

I Know That My Redeemer Lives

I know that my Redeemer lives; What comfort this sweet sentence gives! He lives, He lives, who once was dead; He lives, my ever living Head. He lives to bless me with His love, He lives to plead for me … Continue reading

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My God, Accept My Heart This Day

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Matthew Bridges’ 1848 hymnal Hymns of the Heart, For the Use of Catholics. It is listed under the title “Confirmation.”: My God, accept my heart this day, And … Continue reading

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When Jesus Christ, The King Of Glory

When Jesus Christ, the King of glory, Went down in spirit into hell, Of Gologatha to tell the story, And storm th’infernal citadel; And when the Angel-host attending Gave order to the gates of brass To lift their heads, that … Continue reading

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Virgin-Born We Bow Before Thee

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use on the Third Sunday in Lent. Virgin-born! we bow before … Continue reading

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