Category Archives: Missions

Thou, Whose Almighty Word

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Thou, Whose Almighty Word Chaos and darkness heard, And took their flight, Hear us, we humbly pray, And where the Gospel-Day Sheds not its glorious ray Let … Continue reading

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God Of Grace, O Let Thy Light

This hymn is based on Psalm 67 and is listed in Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867) under Missions. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): God of Grace, O let Thy Light Bless our … Continue reading

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The Earth, O Lord, Is One Wide Field

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): The earth, O Lord, is one wide field Of all Thy chosen seed; The crop prepared its fruit to yield; The labourers few indeed. Therefore we come … Continue reading

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From Greenland’s Icy Mountains

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 used in that hymnal as a hymn before a collection made for the Society … 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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