Category Archives: Catherine Winkworth

Christ The Lord Is Risen Again

Christ the Lord is risen again; Christ hath broken every chain; Hark! Angelic voices cry, Singing evermore on high, Alleluia! He, who gave for us His life, Who for us endured the strife, Is our Paschal Lamb today; We, too, … Continue reading

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Now Thank We All Our God

Now thank we all our God, with heart and hands and voices, Who wondrous things has done, in Whom this world rejoices; Who from our mothers’ arms has blessed us on our way With countless gifts of love, and still … Continue reading

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Rise, O Salem, Rise And Shine

Rise, O Salem, rise and shine; Lo, the Gentiles hail thy waking; Herald of a morn divine, See the dayspring o’er us breaking, Telling God hath called to mind Those who long in darkness pined. O how blindly we did … Continue reading

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Baptized Into Thy Name Most Holy

Baptized into Thy name most holy, O Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, I claim a place, though weak and lowly, Among Thy seed, Thy chosen host. Buried with Christ and dead to sin, Thy Spirit now shall live within. My … Continue reading

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Lift Up Your Heads Ye Mighty Gates

Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates, Behold the King of glory waits; The King of kings is drawing near, The Savior of the world is here; Life and salvation doth He bring, Wherefore rejoice and gladly sing: We praise … Continue reading

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Comfort, Comfort Ye My People

Comfort, comfort ye My people, Speak ye peace, thus saith our God; Comfort those who sit in darkness, Mourning ’neath their sorrow’s load; Speak ye to Jerusalem Of the peace that waits for them; Tell her that her sins I … Continue reading

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Praise To The Lord The Almighty

There are a few verses in this hymn that I wish were actually included in the version that makes it into most hymnals… Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation!O my soul, praise Him, for He is … Continue reading

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