Category Archives: The Christian Life And Mission

Arise The Kingdom Is At Hand

Arise, the kingdom is at hand, The King is drawing nigh; Arise with joy, thou faithful band, To meet the Lord most high! Look up, ye souls, weighed down with care, The Sovereign is not far; Look up, faint hearts, … Continue reading

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Auf, Auf, Ihr Reichsgenossen

Auf, auf, ihr Reichsgenoßen, Eur König kommt heran! Empfahet unverdroßen Den großen Wundermann. Ihr Christen, geht herfür, Laßt uns vor allen Dingen Ihm Hosianna singen Mit heiliger Begier. Auf, ihr betrübten Herzen, Der König ist gar nah! Hinweg, all’ Angst … Continue reading

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Forth In Thy Name, O Lord, I Go

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the 1867 edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern: Forth in Thy name, O Lord, I go, My daily labour to pursue; Thee, only Thee, resolved to know In all … Continue reading

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Rejoice! The Good News Soundeth Forth

I wrote this hymn with the Third Luminous Mystery of the Holy Rosary (The Proclamation of the Kingdom) in mind. Rejoice! the Good News soundeth forth In all the towns of Galilee: “God’s Kingdom hath indeed drawn nigh; Repent, therefore, … Continue reading

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O Christ Thy Constant Blessing

O Christ, Thy constant blessing Shall hallow all our days; Through Thee true joy possessing, We sing our hymns of praise; Come, light and glory shedding, And change by power divine The water of earth’s wedding To Heaven’s eternal wine. … Continue reading

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Thine Arm O Lord In Days Of Old

Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old, Was strong to heal and save; It triumphed o’er disease and death, O’er darkness and the grave. To Thee they went, the blind, the dumb, The palsied and the lame, The leper … Continue reading

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O Jesus Bright And Morning Star

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Foreign Missions.” O Jesus, Bright and Morning Star, Thou shinest o’er the sea; The tribes … Continue reading

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