Tag Archives: Repentance

My God and Father, While I Stray

My God and Father, while I stray, Far from my home, on life’s rough way, O teach me from my heart to say, Thy will be done! Though dark my path and sad my lot, Let me be still and … Continue reading

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Instantis Adventum Dei

The Coming of our God Must now our thoughts employ; Then let us meet Him on the road With songs of holy joy. The co-eternal Son A Maiden’s Offspring see; A servant’s form Christ putteth on To make His people … Continue reading

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En Clara Vox Redarguit

Hark, a Herald Voice is calling; ‘Christ is nigh,’ it seems to say; ‘Cast away the dreams of darkness, O ye children of the Day.’ Startled at the solemn warning, Let the earth-bound soul arise; Christ, her Sun, all sloth … Continue reading

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Ye Dear-Bought Christians

Ye dear-bought Christians, come and sing The paschal praises of your King, The spotless Lamb who paid for you The ransom to His Father due, The ransom to His Father due. Alleluia, Alleluia! For you has dawned the Lord’s own … Continue reading

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God of Mercy and Compassion

God of mercy and compassion! Look with pity upon me; Father! let me call Thee Father, ‘Tis Thy child returns to Thee. Refrain Jesus, Lord, I ask for mercy; Let me not implore in vain; All my sins I now … Continue reading

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O Happy Time of Blessed Tears

O happy time of blessed tears, Of surer hopes, of chastening fears, Undoing all our evil years. Chorus O hearken when we cry; Chastise us with Thy fear; Yet, Father, in the multitude of Thy compassions, hear! Full long in … Continue reading

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Thou Loving Maker of Mankind

Thou loving Maker of mankind, Before thy throne we pray and weep; Oh! strengthen us with grace divine, This solemn, sacred time to keep! Refrain Hear us, Hear us, O Trinity thrice blest! Sole Unity, to Thee, to Thee we … Continue reading

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