Category Archives: William Chatterton Dix

Begins The Unbeginning

This is the original text of this hymn from William Chatterton Dix’s booklet “Four Joyful Hymns for Christmas-Tide” (1865): Begins the Unbeginning, Good news to-day is heard; Fresh honour man is winning, Incarnate is the Word. In Bethlehem, of Mary … Continue reading

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To-Day Let Heaven And Earth

This is the original text of this hymn from William Chatterton Dix’s booklet “Four Joyful Hymns for Christmas-Tide” (1865): To-day let heaven and earth In prophecy rejoice;— Angels and men with mirth Uplift exultant voice; Born of a Maiden, God … Continue reading

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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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