Category Archives: Holy Baptism

Now Jesus Lifts His Prayer On High

This hymn was used for Lauds and Vespers II for the Octave of Epiphany (January 13 – The Feast of the Lord’s Baptism) in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns … Continue reading

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The Voice Of Him Who Cries Aloud

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Octave of Epiphany (January 13 – The Feast of the Lord’s Baptism) in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive … Continue reading

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I Come The Great Redeemer Cries

“I come,” The great Redeemer cries “To do Thy will, O Lord!” At Jordan’s flood, behold! He seals The sure prophetic word. “Thus it becomes Us to fulfill All righteousness,” He said; He spake obedient, and beneath The yielding wave … Continue reading

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O Thou Who In Jordan

O Thou who in Jordan didst bow Thy meek head, And, ’whelmed in our sorrow, didst sink to the dead, Then rose from the darkness to glory above, And claimed for Thy chosen the kingdom of love. Thy footsteps we … Continue reading

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With Christ We Share A Mystic Grave

With Christ we share a mystic grave, With Christ we buried lie; But ’tis not in the darksome cave By mournful Calvary. The pure and bright baptismal flood Entombs our nature’s stain; New creatures from the cleansing wave With Christ … Continue reading

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Father, Son And Holy Ghost In Solemn Power Come Down

Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, In solemn power come down! Present with Thy heavenly host, Thine ordinance to crown: See a sinful worm of earth! Bless to him the cleansing flood, Plunge him, by a second birth, Into the depths … Continue reading

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The Son of Man From Jordan Rose

The Son of Man from Jordan rose, And prayed to God above; When lo, the opening heav’ns disclose A swift descending dove. The Spirit, lighting on His brow, Anoints the Holy One; The Father’s voice declaring, “Thou Art My belovèd … Continue reading

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