Category Archives: In Time of Distress and Discouragement

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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My Shepherd Is The Living Lord

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. My Shepherd … Continue reading

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Oh More Than Merciful! Whose Bounty Gave

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use on the Third Sunday in Lent. Oh more than merciful! … Continue reading

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Nox Atra Rerum Contegit

This hymn is the hymn for Matins on Thursdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary Form, this hymn is used for the hymn for Office of Readings on Thursdays of Weeks I & III of Ordinary … Continue reading

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