Category Archives: Spiritual Warfare

Soldiers Of Christ, Arise

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Soldiers of Christ, arise, And put your armour on, Strong in the Strength which God supplies Through His Eternal Son. Strong in the Lord of Hosts, And … Continue reading

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Jesu, Grant Me This, I Pray

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Jesu, grant me this, I pray, Ever in Thy Heart to stay; Let me evermore abide Hidden in Thy wounded Side. If the evil one prepare, Or … Continue reading

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Oft In Danger, Oft In Woe

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Oft in danger(1), oft in woe, Onward, Christians, onward go; Bear the toil, maintain the strife, Strengthened with the Bread of Life. Let not sorrow dim your … Continue reading

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While Thine Avenging Arrows Lord

This hymn was used for Lauds 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. While thine avenging arrows, Lord, Encompass us around, … Continue reading

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Oh God Of Our Salvation Lord

This hymn was used for Vespers 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. Oh, God of our salvation, Lord, Of wondrous … Continue reading

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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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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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