Category Archives: The Christian Life And Mission

From Foes That Would The Land Devour

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 Twenty-Third Sunday after Trinity Sunday. From foes that … Continue reading

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Lord, Have Mercy, And Remove Us

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 Twentieth Sunday after Trinity Sunday. Lord, have mercy, … Continue reading

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Lord! Have Mercy When We Strive

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 Sixth Sunday after Trinity Sunday. Lord! have mercy … Continue reading

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Creator Of The Rolling Flood!

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 Fifth Sunday after Trinity Sunday. Creator of the … Continue reading

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The Feeble Pulse, The Gasping Breath

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 First Sunday after Trinity Sunday. The feeble pulse, … Continue reading

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How Shalt Thou Bear The Cross That Now

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “The Eternal Years.” in that hymnal: How shalt thou bear the Cross that now So dread a … Continue reading

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Fever And Fret, And Aimless Stir

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “Low Spirits.” in that hymnal: Fever and fret, and aimless stir, And disappointed strife, All chafing unsuccessful … Continue reading

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