Category Archives: Septuagesima Sunday

The God Of Glory Walks His Round

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 Septuagesima Sunday. The God of Glory walks his round, From … Continue reading

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There Is A Book Who Runs May Read

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): There is a book, who runs may read, Which heavenly truth imparts, And all the lore its scholars need, Pure eyes and Christian hearts. The works of … Continue reading

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How Blest Were They Who Walked In Love

This hymn was used for Vespers (II) from Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): How blest were they who walked in Love With … Continue reading

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O Lord In Perfect Bliss Above

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Lord, in perfect bliss above, Thou couldst … Continue reading

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Creator Of The World To Thee

This hymn was used for Saturday Vespers (Sunday Vespers I) from the Saturday before Septuagesima until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Creator of the … Continue reading

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Thou, Great Creator, Art Possessed

This hymn was used for Saturday Vespers (Sunday Vespers I) from the Saturday before Septuagesima until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. … Continue reading

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Vos Ante Christi Tempora

This hymn was used for Vespers (II) from Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). Vos ante Christi tempora, Christi fideles asseclæ, Verenda iustorum cohors, Primique credentum patres: Vestra* quis o dignis queat Efferre laudibus fidem? … Continue reading

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