Category Archives: Hymns By The Greats

O Jesus! If In Days Gone By

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “The World.” in that hymnal: O Jesus! if in days gone by My heart hath loved the … Continue reading

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Room For The Proud! Ye Sons Of Clay

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 First Sunday after Trinity Sunday. Room for the … Continue reading

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I Worship Thee, Sweet Will Of God!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “The Will of God.” in that hymnal: I worship thee, sweet Will of God! And all thy … Continue reading

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O Faith! Thou Workest Miracles

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “Conversion.” in that hymnal: O Faith! thou workest miracles Upon the hearts of men, Choosing thy home … Continue reading

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They Told Us There Were Mighty Men Abroad

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “The New Infidelity. To the Brothers of the Little Oratory.” in that hymnal: They told us there … Continue reading

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I Was Wandering And Weary

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “The True Shepherd. For the Ragged School.” in that hymnal: I was wandering and weary, When my … Continue reading

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O Jesus! God And Man!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “Ragged School Hymn” in that hymnal: O Jesus! God and Man! For love of children once a … Continue reading

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