Category Archives: Prayer

O Gift of Gifts

O Gift of gifts! O grace of Faith! My God, how can it be, That Thou, Who hast discerning Love, Shouldst give that gift to me? How many hearts Thou mightst have had More innocent than mine: How many souls … Continue reading

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Sun of My Soul

Sun of my soul, Thy Saviour dear, It is not night if Thou be near; O may no earth-born cloud arise To hide Thee from thy servant’s eyes! When the soft dews of kindly sleep My wearied eyelids gently steep, … Continue reading

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Litany of the Resurrection of Jesus

By the first bright Easter-day, When the stone was roll’d away; By the glory round thee shed At thy rising from the dead,— Chorus King of glory, hear out cry! Make us soon thy joys to see; Hear the loving … Continue reading

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God Praised in His Works

Come, sound His praise abroad, And hymns of glory sing; Jehovah is the Sov’reign God, The universal King. Chorus Praise ye the Lord, Alleluia, Praise ye the Lord, Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia, Praise ye the Lord. He formed the deeps … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit, Lord of Light

Veni Sancte Spiritus Holy Spirit, Lord of Light, From Thy throne in splendor bright Shed on us a ray divine; Come, and from Thy boundless store On our souls Thy treasures pour; Come, and make us truly Thine. Thou, of … Continue reading

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Alleluia! Alleluia! Let the Holy Anthem Rise

Alleluia! Alleluia! Let the holy anthem rise, And the choirs of heaven chant it in the temple of the skies; Let the mountains skip with gladness, and the joyful valleys ring With Hosannas in the highest to our Saviour and … Continue reading

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Sing We Triumphant Hymns of Praise

Sing we triumphant hymns of praise To hail our Lord in festive days Who by a road before untrod Ascended to the throne of God. In wond’ring awe His faithful band Upon the Mount of Olives stand, And with the … Continue reading

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