Category Archives: The Christian Life And Mission

Jesu, Meek And Gentle

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Jesu, meek and gentle, Son of God most High, Pitying, loving Saviour, Hear Thy children’s cry. Pardon our offences, Loose our captive chains, Break down every idol … Continue reading

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O Lord, How Happy Should We Be

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Lord, how happy should we be If we could cast our care on Thee, If we from self could rest; And feel at heart that One … Continue reading

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Ye Servants Of The Lord

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Ye servants of the Lord, Each in his office, wait, Observant of His heavenly Word, And watchful at His gate. Let all your lamps be bright, And … Continue reading

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Lord, As To Thy Dear Cross We Flee

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Lord, as to Thy dear Cross we flee, And plead to be forgiven, So let Thy Life our Pattern be, And form our souls for Heaven. Help … Continue reading

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There Is A Blessèd Home

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): There is a blessèd Home Beyond this land of woe, Where trials never come, Nor tears of sorrow flow; Where Faith is lost in sight, And patient … Continue reading

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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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Far From My Heavenly Home

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Far from my heavenly Home, Far from my Father’s Breast, Fainting I cry—”Blest Spirit, come, And speed me to my Rest!” My spirit homeward turns, And fain … Continue reading

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