Category Archives: The Mighty Acts of God

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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O Lord In Perfect Bliss Above

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Lord, in perfect bliss above, Thou couldst … Continue reading

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Six Days Of Labour Now Are Past

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Saturdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Six days of labour now are past; Thou restest, Holy God; … Continue reading

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To-Day, O Lord, A Holier Work

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Fridays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): To-day, O Lord, a holier work Thy secret counsels frame, A … Continue reading

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