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Index of The Hymnal 1940 (U.S.)


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The Christian Year

Advent

001 Come, thou long-expected Jesus

002 O come, O come Emmanuel

003 Wake, awake, for night is flying

004 Rejoice, rejoice, believers

005 Lo, he comes with clouds descending

006 Creator of the starry height

007 Hark the glad sound! the Savior comes

008 O Word, that goest forth on high

009 Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding

010 On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry

011 The King shall come when morning dawns

Christmas

012 O come, all ye faithful

013 While shepherds watched their flocks by night

014 Now yield we thanks and praise

015 Shout the glad tidings, exultingly sing

016 Christians, awake! salute the happy morn

017 I know a rose tree springing

018 A great and mighty wonder

019 It came upon the midnight clear

020 Of the Father's love begotten

021 O little town of Bethlehem

022 From heaven high I come to you

023 Now let us all right merry be

024 Calm on the listening ear of night

025 Break forth, O beauteous heavenly light

026 Sing, O sing, this blessed morn

027 Hark, the herald angels sing

028 Angels, from the realms of glory

029 Dost thou in a manger lie

Christmas Carols

030 The first Nowell the angel did say

031 Good Christian men, rejoice

032 All my heart this night rejoices

033 Silent night! Holy night!

034 Unto us a boy is born

035 He whom joyous shepherds praised

036 What child is this, who, laid to rest

037 Gentle Mary laid her child

038 Here betwixt ass and oxen mild

039 A babe lies in the cradle

040 God rest you merry, gentlemen

041 The snow lay on the ground

042 Angels we have heard on high

043 Away in a manger, no crib for a bed

044 In the bleak midwinter

045 Joseph dearest, Joseph mine

Epiphany

046 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning

047 What star is this, with beams so bright

048 Earth has many a noble city

049 From the eastern mountains

050 Saw you never, in the twilight

051 We three kings of Orient are

052 As with gladness men of old

053 Songs of thankfulness and praise

Pre-Lenten Season

054 Alleluia, song of sweetness

Lent

055 Forty days and forty nights

056 Kind Maker of the world, O hear

057 Lord, in this thy mercy's day

058 Weary of earth, and laden with my sin

059 Lord, who throughout these forty days

060 With broken heart and contrite sigh

061 The glory of these forty days

Passiontide

062 All glory, laud, and honor

063 The royal banners forward go

064 Ride on, ride on in majesty

065 There is a green hill far away

066 Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle

067 See the destined day arise

068 Alone thou goest forth, O Lord

069 Drop, drop, slow tears

070 Go to dark Gethsemane

071 Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended

072 Sweet the moments, rich in blessing

073 O thou, who through this holy week

074 O come and mourn with me awhile

075 O sacred head, sore wounded

076 At the Cross her station keeping

077 His are the thousand sparkling rills

078 It is finished! Christ hath known

079 When our heads are bowed with woe

080 Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

081 Sunset to sunrise changes now

082 Jesus, in thy dying woes

Easter Even

083 O sorrow deep

Easter

084 O who shall roll away the stone

085 Jesus Christ is risen today

086 Hail thee, festival day (Easter)

087 Welcome, happy morning

088 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

089 At the Lamb's high feast we sing

090 He is risen, he is risen

091 The strife is o'er, the battle done

092 Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven and voices raise

093 Thou hallowed chosen morn of praise

094 Come, ye faithful, raise the strain

095 Christ the Lord is risen today

096 The day of Resurrection

097 Christians to the Paschal Victim

098 That Easter Day with joy was bright

099 O sons and daughters, let us sing

100 The Sabbath day was by

Rogation

101 O Jesus, crowned with all renown

Ascension

102 Hail thee, festival day (Ascension)

103 See the Conqueror mounts in triumph

104 Hail the day that sees him rise

105 Look, ye saints! the sight is glorious

106 The head that once was crowned with thorns

Whitsunday

107 Hail thee, festival day (Pentecost)

108 O come, Creator Spirit, come

109 Come, thou Holy Spirit, come

110 Hail thee! Spirit co-eternal

111 Spirit of mercy, truth and love

Saints' Days and Holy Days

112 When Christ was born in Bethlehem

113 The ancient law departs

114 We sing the glorious conquest

115 Hail to the Lord who comes

116 O Zion, open wide thy gates

117 Sing of Mary, pure and lowly

118 Praise we the Lord this day

119 O wondrous type, O vision fair

120 Around the throne of God a band

121 Stars of the morning, so gloriously bright

122 Angels and ministers, spirits of grace

123 Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels

124 For thy dear saints, O Lord

125 Hark, the sound of holy voices

126 For all the saints who from their labors rest

127 How bright these glorious spirits shine

128 The saints of God! their conflict past

129 Joy and triumph everlasting

130 Who are these like stars appearing

Apostles

131 God, deigning man to be

132 The eternal gifts of Christ the King

Evangelists

133 Come, sing, ye choirs exultant

134 Come, pure hearts, in sweetest measures

Martyrs

135 Blessed feasts of blessed martyrs

136 Let us now our voices raise

Thanksgiving and National Days

Thanksgiving Day

137 Come, ye thankful people, come

138 We plow the fields, and scatter

139 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow

140 Praise to God, immortal praise

National Days

141 My country, 'tis of thee

142 O say can you see, by the dawn's early light

143 God of our fathers, whose almighty hand

144 Lord God, we worship thee

145 Not alone for mighty empire

146 God bless our native land

147 God of our fathers, known of old

148 O God, beneath thy guiding hand

Morning and Evening

Morning

149 Awake, my heart, and render

150 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

151 Awake, my soul, and with the sun

152 All praise to thee, who safe hast kept

153 Christ, whose glory fills the skies

154 Come, my soul, thou must be waking

155 New every morning is the love

156 Awake, awake to love and work

157 Father, we praise thee, now the night is over

158 O splendor of God's glory bright

159 Now that the daylight fills the sky

160 Come, Holy Ghost, with God the Son

Noon

161 O God of truth, O Lord of might

Afternoon

162 O God, creation's secret force

Evening

163 O blest Creator of the light

164 To thee before the close of day

165 All praise to thee, my God, this night

166 Sun of my soul, thou Savior dear

167 Now it is evening: time to rest from labor

168 At even, ere the sun was set

169 God, that madest earth and heaven

170 Now from the altar of my heart

171 O Trinity of blessed Light

172 Now the day is over

173 O Brightness of the immortal Father's face

174 Lord, keep us safe this night

175 Our day of praise is done

176 O gladsome light, O grace

177 Softly now the light of day

178 Savior, breathe an evening blessing

179 The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended

180 God of all grace, thy mercy send

181 The duteous day now closeth

182 Sweet Savior, bless us ere we go

183 The sun is sinking fast

184 The day is past and over

Sacraments and Other Rites of the Church

Holy Baptism

185 O Jesus Christ, our Lord most dear

186 Blessed Jesus, here we are

Confirmation

187 As when, in far Samaria

188 O heavenly grace in holy rite descending

Holy Communion

189 And now, O Father, mindful of the love

190 Let thy Blood in mercy poured

191 O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray

192 O food of men wayfaring

193 Zion, praise thy Savior, singing

194 Very Bread, good Shepherd, tend us

195 Father, we thank thee, who hast planted

196 Bread of the world in mercy broken

197 Let all mortal flesh keep silence

198 O God, unseen, yet ever near

199 Now, my tongue, the mystery telling

200 Therefore we, before him bending

201 Strengthen for service, Lord, the hands

202 Draw nigh and take the Body of the Lord

203 My God, and is thy table spread

204 Humbly I adore thee, Verity unseen

205 Wherefore, O Father, we thy humble servants

206 This is the hour of banquet and of song

207 Come, risen Lord, and deign to be our guest

208 Here, O my Lord, I see thee face to face

209 O Saving Victim, opening wide

210 Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness

211 Come with us, O blessed Jesus

212 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

213 Shepherd of souls, refresh and bless

Matrimony

214 O perfect Love, all human thought transcending

215 Lord, who at Cana's wedding feast

216 May the grace of Christ our Savior

Ember Days and Ordination

217 Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire

218 Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest

219 Lord, pour thy Spirit from on high

220 God of the prophets, bless the prophets' sons

221 Ye Christian heralds, go, proclaim

For the Departed

222 For those we love within the veil

223 Jesus, Son of Mary

224 Now the laborer's task is o'er

225 God of the living

226 O Lord, to whom the spirits live

Consecration of a Church

227 All things are thine; no gift have we

228 Only-begotten, Word of God eternal

Litanies

229 Father, hear thy children's call

231 Teach us what thy love has borne

232 Jesus, Son of God most high

232 Jesus, from thy throne on high

233 Jesus, with thy Church abide

234 Spirit blest, who art adored

Hymns for Children

235 Advent tells us Christ is near

236 Once in royal David's city

237 Behold a little child

238 Father of mercy, Lover of all children

239 God my Father, loving me

240 Father, we thank thee for the night

241 Jesus, tender Shepherd, hear me

242 Hush! my dear, lie still and slumber

243 I sing a song of the saints of God

244 God whose Name is love

245 Can you count the stars that brightly

246 I think when I read that sweet story

247 Savior, like a shepherd lead us

248 God who made the earth

249 Thy Gospel, Jesus, we believe

250 Lord Jesus, from thy throne above

251 Lamb of God, I look to thee

252 I worship thee, Lord Jesus

Missions

253 Spread, O spread, thou mighty word

254 From Greenland's icy mountains

255 Awake, thou Spirit of the watchmen

256 O Spirit of the living God

257 Hasten the time appointed

258 Christ is the world's true Light

259 Fling out the banner! let it float

260 How wondrous and great

261 O Zion, haste, thy mission high fulfilling

262 Remember all the people

263 In Christ there is no East or West

264 The morning light is breaking

265 Eternal God, whose power upholds

General Hymns

266 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

267 Holy Father, great Creator

268 I bind unto myself today

269 Round the Lord in glory seated

270 Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of hosts

271 Come, thou almighty King

272 Thou, whose almighty word

273 Holy God, we praise thy name

274 Ancient of Days, who sittest throned in glory

275 Holy Father, cheer our way

276 Now thank we all our God

277 From all that dwell below the skies

278 All people that on earth do dwell

279 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation

280 God, my King, thy might confessing

281 Joyful, joyful, we adore thee

282 Praise, my soul, the King of heaven

283 Our God, to whom we turn

284 My God, how wonderful thou art

285 The God of Abraham praise

286 Praise to the living God

287 Give praise and glory unto God

288 O worship the King all glorious above

289 O God, our help in ages past

290 Let all the world in every corner sing

291 Lord of all being, throned afar

292 Songs of praise the angels sang

293 O bless the Lord, my soul

294 Sing, my soul, his wondrous love

295 Lord of all majesty and might

296 For the beauty of the earth

297 When all thy mercies, O my God

298 The great Creator of the worlds

299 Sing praise to God who spoke through man

300 Before the Lord Jehovah's throne

301 Immortal, invisible, God only wise

302 O that I had a thousand voices

303 We come unto our fathers' God

304 There's a wideness in God's mercy

305 O Lord of heaven and earth and sea

306 I praised the earth, in beauty seen

307 Most High, omnipotent, good Lord

308 Let us with a gladsome mind

309 The spacious firmament on high

310 God moves in a mysterious way

311 All things bright and beautiful

312 The Lord will come and not be slow

312 The Lord will come and not be slow

313 We thank you, Lord of Heaven

314 We sing of God, the mighty source

315 We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing

316 Hark, the voice eternal

318 Hosanna to the living Lord

319 Joy to the world! The Lord is come

320 O Most Mighty! O Most Holy

321 Thou didst leave thy throne and thy kingly crown

322 Jesus, good above all other

323 Jesus, Name of wondrous love

324 Conquering kings their titles take

325 O for a thousand tongues to sing

326 To the Name of our salvation

327 The Lord is come! On Syrian soil

328 By cool Siloam's shady rill

329 How bright appears the Morning Star

330 I know not how that Bethlehem's babe

331 When Jesus left his Father's throne

332 Savior, when in dust to thee

333 O Jesus, crucified for man

334 In the hour of trial

335 Glory be to Jesus

336 In the Cross of Christ I glory

337 When I survey the wondrous Cross

338 Behold the Lamb of God

339 O Lamb of God, still keep me

340 We sing the praise of him who died

341 Beneath the cross of Jesus

342 Jesus, Name all names above

343 Praise to the Holiest in the height

344 O love, how deep, how broad, how high

345 The King of love my Shepherd is

346 Fairest Lord Jesus, ruler of all nature

347 Alleluia, sing to Jesus

348 Jesus, gentlest Savior

349 O Savior, precious Savior

350 Rejoice, the Lord is King

351 Praise the Lord through every nation

352 Crown him with many crowns

353 Majestic sweetness sits enthroned

354 And have the bright immensities

355 All hail the power of Jesus' name

356 At the Name of Jesus

357 Hail, thou once-despised Jesus

358 Jesus, meek and gentle

359 Golden harps are sounding

360 Immortal love for ever full

361 Thou art the way: by thee alone

362 Master of eager youth

363 Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy

364 O Son of Man, our hero strong and tender

365 Strong Son of God, immortal Love

366 All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine

367 When morning gilds the skies

368 Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed

369 Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove

370 Spirit divine, attend our prayers

371 Creator Spirit, by whose aid

372 O Holy Spirit, God

373 Life of ages, richly poured

374 O King enthroned on high

375 Breathe on me, Breath of God

376 Come down, O Love divine

377 Holy Spirit, Truth divine

378 Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove

379 Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost

380 Put forth, O God, thy Spirit's might

381 Triumphant Zion, lift thy head

382 O where are kings and empires now

383 Blessed city, heavenly Salem

384 Christ is made the sure foundation

385 Glorious things of thee are spoken

386 City of God, how broad and far

387 The Church of God a kingdom is

388 I love thy kingdom, Lord

389 Rise, crowned with light, imperial Salem, rise

390 O twas a joyful sound to hear

391 Thy Kingdom come! on bended knee

392 Pleasant are thy courts above

393 Faith of our fathers, living still

394 Through the night of doubt and sorrow

395 Lord of our life, and God of our salvation

396 The Church's one foundation

397 Let saints on earth in concert sing

398 We love the place, O God

399 Lord, thy word abideth

400 Lamp of our feet, whereby we trace

401 Behold a Sower! from afar

402 O Word of God Incarnate

403 Book of books, our people's strength

404 My God, accept my heart this day

405 I sought the Lord, and afterward I knew

406 Art thou weary, art thou languid

407 O Jesus, thou art standing

408 Take my life, and let it be

409 Just as I am, without one plea

410 Lord, when we bend before thy throne

411 O thou to whose all-searching sight

412 Jesus, my Savior, look on me

413 Lord, as to thy dear Cross we flee

414 O for a heart to praise my God

415 Jesus, lover of my soul

416 O for a closer walk with God

417 Lord Jesus, think on me

418 Blest are the pure in heart

419 Prayer is the soul's sincere desire

420 My God, my Father, while I stray

421 From every stormy wind that blows

422 What a Friend we have in Jesus

423 Jesus, and shall it ever be

424 I heard the voice of Jesus say

425 Jesus, lead the way

426 He leadeth me! O blessed thought

427 Thine for ever! God of love

428 Savior, teach me day by day

429 Day by day

430 Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom

431 In heavenly love abiding

432 I know not where the road will lead

433 Lead us, O Father, in the paths of peace

434 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah

435 Dear Lord and Father of mankind

436 Peace, perfect peace, in this dark world of sin

437 They cast their nets in Galilee

438 I need thee every hour

439 My soul with patience waits

440 Watchman, tell us of the night

441 I know not what the future hath

442 O very God of very God

443 Sometimes a light surprises

444 O thou in all thy might so far

445 Lord, it belongs not to my care

446 Commit thou all that grieves thee

447 Father, whate'er of earthly bliss

448 Call Jehovah thy salvation

449 My faith looks up to thee

450 As pants the hart for cooling streams

451 Lord, for ever at thy side

452 Jesus, my strength, my hope

453 Jesus, all my gladness

454 Lord, with glowing heart I'd praise thee

455 How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds

456 My God, I love thee; not because

457 O Love that casts out fear

458 O Love that wilt not let me go

459 Hark, my soul! it is the Lord

460 Jesus, my Lord, my God, my all

461 More love to thee, O Christ

462 Jesus, the very thought of thee

463 O thou who camest from above

464 Thou hidden love of God, whose height

465 Nearer, my God, to thee

466 God be in my head

467 Abide with me; fast falls the eventide

468 Day of wrath! O day of mourning!

469 Savior, when night involves the skies

470 Where is death's sting? We were not born to die

471 Rock of ages, cleft for me

472 Hark, hark, my soul! angelic songs are swelling

473 High o'er the lonely hills

474 O day of rest and gladness

475 Sing, men and angels, sing

476 Teach me, my God and King

477 God himself is with us

478 Eternal Light, eternal Light

479 Love divine, all loves excelling

480 Holy offerings, rich and rare

481 We give thee but thine own

482 Lift up your hearts! We lift them, Lord, to thee

483 Come, ye disconsolate

484 Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates

485 Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts

486 Now once again for help that never faileth

487 Savior, again to thy dear name we raise

488 And now the wants are told, that brought

489 Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing; thanks for mercies

490 God be with you till we meet again

491 City not made with hands

492 From glory to glory advancing, we praise thee, O Lord

493 O brother man, fold to thy heart

494 O holy city, seen of John

495 Blest be the tie that binds

496 When wilt thou save the people?

497 O God of Bethel, by whose hand

498 Where cross the crowded ways of life

499 Before thy throne, O God, we kneel

500 Son of God, eternal Savior

501 O Lord and Master of us all

502 O sometimes gleams upon our sight

503 Non nobis, Domine

504 Our Father, by whose Name

505 Our Father, by whose servants

506i Father in heaven, who lovest all

506ii Land of our birth, we pledge to thee

507 O thou whose feet have climbed life's hill

508 O God of youth, whose Spirit in our hearts is stirring

509 Father, we come, with youth and vigor pressing

510 All labor gained new dignity

511 Jesus, thou divine Companion

512 Eternal Father, strong to save

513 Almighty Father, strong to save

514 Holy Father, in thy mercy

515 From thee all skill and science flow

516 Father, whose will is life and good

517 Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old

518 Judge eternal, throned in splendor

519 Once to every man and nation

520 Rejoice, O land, in God thy might

521 O God of earth and altar

522 Lord Christ, when first thou cam'st to men

523 God the Omnipotent! King, who ordainest

524 God of grace and God of glory

525 O day of God, draw nigh

526 Give peace, O God, the nations cry

527 Peace in our time, O Lord

528 O God of love, O King of peace

529 Lord God of Hosts, whose mighty hand

530 Almighty Father, who dost give

531 O valiant hearts, who to your glory came

532 Father eternal, ruler of creation

533 Our Father, thy dear Name doth show

534 Thy Kingdom come, O Lord

535 Rise up, O men of God

536 Turn back, O Man, forswear

537 Christ for the world we sing

538 God is working his purpose out

539 Soon may the last glad song arise

540 Through north and south and east and west

541 O North, with all thy vales of green

542 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

543 Christ is the King, O friends rejoice

544 Thy Kingdom come, O God

545 Hail to the Lord's Anointed

546 Forward through the ages

547 O God of truth, whose living word

548 Creation's Lord, we give thee thanks

549 The Son of God goes forth to war

550 Am I a soldier of the cross

551 A mighty fortress is our God

552 Soldiers of Christ, arise

553 Go forward, Christian soldier

554 Lead on, O King Eternal

555 My soul, be on thy guard

556 Christian, dost thou see them

557 Onward, Christian soldiers

558 Oft in danger, oft in woe

559 Brightly gleams our banner

560 Fight the good fight with all thy might

561 Forward, be our watchword

562 Stand up, stand up for Jesus

563 He who would valiant be

564 How firm a foundation

565 Breast the wave, Christian

566 Jesus calls us! o'er the tumult

567 Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

568 On our way rejoicing

569 Lo, what a cloud of witnesses

570 O Jesus, I have promised

571 Not always on the mount may we

572 O Master, let me walk with thee

573 Go, labor on; spend, and be spent

574 Lord, speak to me, that I may speak

575 Lord, who didst send, by two and two before thee

576 Come, labor on

577 Awake, my soul, stretch every nerve

578 Children of the heavenly King

579 Rejoice, ye pure in heart

580 Savior, blessed Savior

581 Those eternal bowers

582 For the brave of every race

583 Sing alleluia forth in duteous praise

584 O mother dear, Jerusalem

585 Jerusalem, my happy home

586 There is a land of pure delight

587 Light's abode, celestial Salem

588 O Paradise, O Paradise

589 O what their joy and their glory must be

590 Ten thousand times ten thousand

591 There is a blessed home

592 O heavenly Jerusalem

593 I heard the sound of voices

594 Jerusalem! high tower thy glorious walls

595 The world is very evil

596 Brief life is here our portion

597 Jerusalem the golden

598 For thee, O dear, dear country

599 Ye watchers and ye holy ones

600 Ye holy angels bright


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