Category Archives: George Hugh Bourne

O Christ The King Of Human Life

O Christ, the King of human life, In royal bounty pour On these Thy servants, man and wife, Thy blessing evermore. On ties of home, in life, in death, Thy seal divine was set: Those thirty years at Nazareth Thou, … Continue reading

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Scarce Discerning Aught Before Us

Scarce discerning aught* before us, On our weary way we go; But one guiding Star is o’er us, Beaming for the way to show.** Watch we, pray we, let us sink not Journeying on while yet we can; At a … Continue reading

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Lord Of Love We Know Full Surely

LORD of Love, we know full surely Thou art with us here today, May we love and worship purely. Lest Thy Presence pass away; Ever shall we dwell securely If Thou deign with us to stay. By Thine inward consecration … Continue reading

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O Christ Our God Who With Thine Own Hast Been

O Christ, our God, who with Thine own hast been, Our spirits cleave to Thee, the Friend unseen. Vouchsafe that all who on Thy bounty feed May heed Thy love, and prize Thy gifts indeed. Make every heart that is … Continue reading

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Lord Enthroned In Heavenly Splendor

One of my favorite Eucharistic hymns. Sadly underplayed. Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendor, first-begotten from the dead. Thou alone, our strong defender, liftest up thy people’s head. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Jesus, true and living bread! Jesus, true and living bread! … Continue reading

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