Category Archives: The Mighty Acts of God

My Song Is Love Unknown

My song is love unknown, My Savior’s love to me; Love to the loveless shown, That they might lovely be. O who am I, that for my sake My Lord should take frail flesh and die? He came from His … Continue reading

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Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind

Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Forgive our foolish ways; Reclothe us in our rightful mind, In purer lives Thy service find, In deeper reverence, praise. In simple trust like theirs who heard, Beside the Syrian sea, The gracious calling … Continue reading

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Our God, In His Celestial Seat

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Our God, in His celestial … Continue reading

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At Length Creation’s Days Are Past

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Saturdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. At length creation’s days are past, The universe … Continue reading

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And Now O God Thy Mind Resolves

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Fridays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. And now, O God, thy mind resolves, A … Continue reading

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The Deep A Two-Fold Offspring Bore

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Thursdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. The deep a two-fold offspring bore, Men’s bodies … Continue reading

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The Wonders Of Th’Almighty Hand

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Wednesdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. The wonders of th’ Almighty hand Devoutly … Continue reading

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