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

My God, accept my heart this day, And make it always Thine, That I from Thee no more may stray, No more from Thee decline. Before the cross of Him who died, Behold, I prostrate fall; Let every sin be … 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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