Category Archives: Praise to God

Rejoice To-Day With One Accord

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Rejoice to-day with one accord, Sing out with exultation; Rejoice and praise our mighty Lord, Whose Arm hath brought Salvation; His works of Love … Continue reading

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In Grief And Fear, To Thee, O Lord

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): In grief and fear, to Thee, O Lord, We now for succour fly, Thine awful judgments are abroad, O shield us lest we die! … Continue reading

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O God Of Love, O King Of Peace

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O God of Love, O King of peace, Make wars throughout the world to cease; The wrath of sinful man restrain, Give peace, O … Continue reading

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God Of Our Life, To Thee We Call

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): God of our Life, to Thee we call, Afflicted at Thy Feet we fall; When the great water-floods prevail, Leave not our trembling hearts … Continue reading

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When In The Hour Of Utmost Need

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): When in the hour of utmost need We know not where to look for aid, When days and nights of anxious thought Nor help nor … Continue reading

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God Eternal, Lord Of All

This hymn is a translations/paraphrase of the Te Deum,  the great hymn of praise and thanksgiving of the Church. It has been attributed alternately to Nicetas of Remesiana and St. Ambrose. This is the full, original text as far as … Continue reading

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What Our Father Does Is Well

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): What our Father does is well; Blessèd truth His children tell! Though He send, for plenty, want, Though the harvest-store be scant, Yet we rest upon … Continue reading

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