Category Archives: Russian Hymns

Lord, My God Have Mercy! Lord, My God, Forgive!

Here is a wonderful Russian hymn I discovered last fall. I have been working on coming up with a worthy English version with the help of some amatuer linguistic know-how and google translate. Here’s what I have so-far: Lord, my … Continue reading

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Glorious Hope Of All The Ages

Glorious Hope of all the ages, Ris’n in triumph from the dead, Jesus Christ our risen Saviour, Praise be to Thee without end! From the dead Christ God is risen, Trampling down death by His death, And on those in … Continue reading

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Hymn To The Life-Giving Cross

Let God arise and so put to flight All those who hate His Name; His enemies be now made to flee Before His Face in shame! As smoke doth fade, so let them give way Like wax before the flame! … Continue reading

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Lo! Today Is Christ Our God

Here is my versified version of the Eastern Orthodox Antiphon XV for Good Friday: Lo! Today is Christ our God, Who hung earth upon the sea, In a dreadful paradox Now suspended on a tree. Lo! Today is Christ the … Continue reading

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