Category Archives: The Christian Life And Mission

O Jesus! If In Days Gone By

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 World.” in that hymnal: O Jesus! if in days gone by My heart hath loved the … Continue reading

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O Faith! Thou Workest Miracles

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “Conversion.” in that hymnal: O Faith! thou workest miracles Upon the hearts of men, Choosing thy home … Continue reading

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Lord! We Sit And Cry To Thee

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 used in that hymnal for Quinquagesima Sunday. Lord! we sit and cry to Thee, Like … Continue reading

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Oh God! By Whom The Seed Is Given

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 used in that hymnal for Sexagesima Sunday. Oh God! by whom the seed is given; … Continue reading

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Incarnate Word Who Wont To Dwell

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 used in that hymnal for the Second Sunday after Epiphany. Incarnate Word, who, wont to … Continue reading

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For Thy Dear Saint, O Lord

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867). It is listed in that hymnal under the heading “Martyrs, etc.”: For Thy dear saint, O Lord, Who strove in Thee to live, Who … Continue reading

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How Bright Those Glorious Spirits Shine!

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): How bright those glorious spirits shine! Whence all their white array? How came they to the blissful seats Of everlasting Day? Lo, these are … Continue reading

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