Category Archives: William Chatterton Dix

Sweetest King, Enshrined Within

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Thanksgiving after Communion.” Sweetest King, enshrined within, to Thee my thanks I pay, Thou art … Continue reading

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First To The Womb Of Mary

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “The four Places of the Lord Jesus.” First to the Womb of Mary Came the … Continue reading

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Two Sticks – The Cross Of Jesus Christ

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Which things are an Allegory.” Two sticks—the Cross of Jesus Christ, The wood of a … Continue reading

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O Jesus Bright And Morning Star

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Foreign Missions.” O Jesus, Bright and Morning Star, Thou shinest o’er the sea; The tribes … Continue reading

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Thou Who Of Old Didst Hush The Storm

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Communion at Sea.” Thou Who of old didst hush the storm And bid the tempest … Continue reading

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Glad Sight The Angels See

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “First Communion.” Glad sight the Angels see Whose wards in grace, to-day, Regenerate and free, … Continue reading

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Where Rest All Holy Souls Is Known

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Burial of the Dead” Where rest all holy souls is known O God to Thee, … Continue reading

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