Category Archives: The Christian Life And Mission

Oh! For A Flame Of Fire

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Matthew Bridges’ 1852 hymnal The Passion of Jesus: A Collection of Original Pieces Corresponding with the Five Sorrowful Mysteries in the Rosary of Our Blessed Lady. It is … Continue reading

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Christe Cælestis Medicina Patris

This hymn was used for Vespers on Thursdays and Lauds on Friday in Ordinary Time (Weeks after Epiphany and Pentecost) in the Mozarabic Breviary. It was also used for Vespers & Lauds in the Office for the Sick of the same … Continue reading

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Oh Saviour Of The Faithful Dead

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 recovery from sickness. Oh Saviour of the faithful dead, … Continue reading

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Lord, Now We Part In Thy Blest Name

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 listed for use as a hymn after the sermon in that hymnal. Lord, now we … Continue reading

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When All Thy Mercies, Oh My God

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 listed for use on a day of public thanksgiving in that hymnal. When all Thy … Continue reading

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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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