Category Archives: Holy Baptism

‘Tis Done;—That New And Heavenly Birth

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): ‘Tis done;—that new and heavenly Birth Which re-creates the sons of earth, And cleanses from the guilt of sin The souls whom Jesus died to win. ‘Tis … Continue reading

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O Father, Thou Who Hast Created All

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Father, Thou who hast created all In wisest Love, we pray, Look on this babe, who at Thy gracious call Is entering on Life’s way, Bend o’er … Continue reading

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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

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): 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 … Continue reading

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