Category Archives: Hymns By The Greats

Thou That Sendest Sun And Rain

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Times of Trouble [Scarcity]: Thou that sendest sun and rain,Ruling over land and sea,May we ne’er of Thee … Continue reading

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God, Creator And Preserver!

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Times of Trouble [Scarcity]: God, Creator and Preserver!God, who feedest man and beastGod, whose tender mercy carethFor the … Continue reading

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O Lord Of Hosts, The Earth Is Thine

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Times of Trouble [War]: O Lord of Hosts, the earth is Thine;The nations bow beneath Thy sway;Thy wisdom, … Continue reading

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O Lord Of Life And Death, We Come

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Times of Trouble [Pestilence]: O Lord of life and death, we comeIn sorrow to Thy Throne;Yet not … Continue reading

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Lord Of Life, Prophetic Spirit

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Theological Colleges: Lord of life, prophetic Spirit,In sweet measure evermoreTo the holy children dealingEach his gift from Thy … Continue reading

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Captain Of Our Salvation, Take

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Theological Colleges: Captain of our salvation, takeThe souls that here are trained for Thee,And fit for Thy great … Continue reading

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Eternal Shepherd, God Most High

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Ember Days, and for the Clergy (During a Vacancy in Diocese or Parish.): Eternal Shepherd, God most high,In … Continue reading

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Let No Tears To-day Be Shed

This hymn was used as a sequence hymn for the funeral of a child in the Paris Missal (1738). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn … Continue reading

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Funeri Ne Date Planctum

This hymn was used as a sequence hymn for the funeral of a child in the Paris Missal (1738). Funeri ne date planctum:Funus hoc, funus sanctum. Vitam mors hæc largitur:Cælum hic aperitur,Nil damnatióuis reperitur. Non est salus volentis;Non est merces … Continue reading

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Now The Labourer’s Task Is O’er

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Burial: Now the labourer’s task is o’er;Now the battle day is past;Now upon the farther shoreLands the … Continue reading

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