Category Archives: Praise to God

Rejoice! The Good News Soundeth Forth

I wrote this hymn with the Third Luminous Mystery of the Holy Rosary (The Proclamation of the Kingdom) in mind. Rejoice! the Good News soundeth forth In all the towns of Galilee: “God’s Kingdom hath indeed drawn nigh; Repent, therefore, … Continue reading

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Thine Arm O Lord In Days Of Old

Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old, Was strong to heal and save; It triumphed o’er disease and death, O’er darkness and the grave. To Thee they went, the blind, the dumb, The palsied and the lame, The leper … Continue reading

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

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 “Daily Bread.” Give us this day our daily bread Ah! sweeter prayer were never said … Continue reading

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Jesus And His Child

This text comes from William Chatterton Dix’s 1871 collection of hymns and poems entitled “A Vision of All Saints” under the title given above. Striving, struggling, falling, Battling with the foe; This, the life-long trial In the march below: But … Continue reading

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Life Nor Death Shall Us Dissever

This is the original text of this hymn from Reginald Heber’s “Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year” of 1827. It was written for the Fifth Sunday after Easter. Life nor Death shall us dissever From His … Continue reading

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God Moves In A Mysterious Way

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in Reginald Heber’s “Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year” in 1827. It was listed there for the Third Sunday after Easter Sunday. God moves … Continue reading

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The Lord My Pasture Shall Prepare

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in Reginald Heber’s “Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year” in 1827. It was listed there for the Second Sunday after Easter Sunday. The Lord … Continue reading

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