Category Archives: The Mighty Acts of God

In Pulses Deep Of Threefold Love

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Creation of the Angels in that hymnal: In pulses deep of threefold Love, Self-hushed and self-possessed, The mighty, … Continue reading

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When On Her Maker’s Bosom

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for the Second Sunday after Epiphany. When on her Maker’s bosom … Continue reading

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Oh Hand Of Bounty Largely Spread

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for the Second Sunday after Epiphany. Oh hand of bounty, largely … Continue reading

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From Highest Heaven The Eternal Son

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): From highest Heaven the Eternal Son, With God the Father ever One, Came down to suffer, and to die;— For Love of sinful man He bore Our … Continue reading

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Praise The Lord! Ye Heavens, Adore Him

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Praise the Lord! ye heavens, adore Him, Praise Him, angels, in the height: Sun and moon, rejoice before Him, Praise Him, all ye stars and light: Praise … Continue reading

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Songs Of Praise The Angels Sang

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Songs of praise the angels sang, Heaven with Alleluias rang, When creation was begun, When God spake and it was done. Songs of praise awoke the morn … Continue reading

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There Is A Book Who Runs May Read

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): There is a book, who runs may read, Which heavenly truth imparts, And all the lore its scholars need, Pure eyes and Christian hearts. The works of … Continue reading

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