Index of Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard, 1983

This is an abridgement of Hymns Ancient & Modern, Revised (1950), bound together with 100 Hymns for Today (1969) and More Hymns for Today (1980), all renumbered sequentially. (References are made to the originals' numbers in the print edition.)

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Hymns Ancient and Modern Abridged

Times and Church Seasons


001 Awake, my soul, and with the sun

002 New every morning is the love

003 My Father, for another night

004 Christ, whose glory fills the skies


005 O Trinity of blessed Light

006 Before the ending of the day

007 O strength and stay upholding all creation

008 Hail, gladdening Light

009 At even, ere the sun was set

010 Glory to thee, my God, this night

011 Sun of my soul, thou Savior dear

012 God, that madest earth and heaven

013 Abide with me; fast falls the eventide

014 The sun is sinking fast

015 Savior, again to thy dear name we raise

016 The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended

017 The duteous day now closeth

018 Round me falls the night

019 Now the day is over


020 Again the Lord's own day is here

021 This is the day of light

022 This is the day the Lord hath made


023 Creator of the starry height

024 Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding

025 The advent of our King

026 O come, O come Emmanuel

027 On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry

028 Lo, he comes with clouds descending

029 The Lord will come and not be slow

030 Hark the glad sound! the Savior comes

031 Come, thou long-expected Jesus

032 Sleepers, wake! the watch-cry pealeth


033 Of the Father's love begotten

034 O come, all ye faithful

035 Hark, the herald angels sing

036 Christians, awake! salute the happy morn

037 While shepherds watched their flocks by night

038 God from on high hath heard

039 Angels, from the realms of glory

040 O little town of Bethlehem

041 It came upon the midnight clear

042 In the bleak midwinter

043 A great and mighty wonder

044 Behold, the great Creator makes

045 To us a Child of royal birth

046 Once in royal David's city


047 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning

048 Earth has many a noble city

049 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

050 The heavenly Child in stature grows

051 As with gladness men of old

052 The people that in darkness sat

053 Songs of thankfulness and praise

054 Thou whom shepherds worshiped, hearing


055 Christian, dost thou see them

056 Forty days and forty nights

057 My spirit longs for thee

Passiontide and Holy Week

058 The royal banners forward go

059 Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle

060 All glory, laud, and honor

061 Ride on, ride on in majesty

062 Ride on triumphantly! Behold, we lay

063 My song is love unknown

064 All ye who seek for sure relief

065 My God, I love thee; not because

066 Glory be to Jesus

067 When I survey the wondrous Cross

068 O sacred head, surrounded

069 At the Cross her station keeping

070 It is a thing most wonderful

071 O dearest Lord, thy sacred head

072 Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim


073 Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

074 O sons and daughters, let us sing

075 The day of Resurrection

076 Come, ye faithful, raise the strain

077 Jesus Christ is risen today

078 The strife is o'er, the battle done

079 Christ the Lord is risen again

080 Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven and voices raise

081 At the Lamb's high feast we sing

082 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

083 Love's redeeming work is done

084 The Lord is risen indeed

085 Good Christian men, rejoice and sing


086 Jesus, our hope, our heart's desire

087 Hail the day that sees him rise

088 See the Conqueror mounts in triumph


089 Spirit of mercy, truth and love

090 When God of old came down from heaven

091 Our Lord, his Passion ended

092 Come, thou Holy Spirit, come

093 Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire

The Eternal God

Creator, Ruler, Father

094 Father most holy, merciful and loving

095 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

096 Bright the vision that delighted

097 Father of heaven, whose love profound

098 From all that dwell below the skies

099 O God, our help in ages past

100 All people that on earth do dwell

101 O worship the King all glorious above

102 My God, how wonderful thou art

103 The spacious firmament on high

104 For the beauty of the earth

105 All creatures of our God and King

106 Lord of beauty, thine the splendor

107 The Lord is King! lift up thy voice

108 Sometimes a light surprises

109 When all thy mercies, O my God

110 The God of love my Shepherd is

111 The Lord my pasture shall prepare

112 God moves in a mysterious way

113 Father, hear the prayer we offer

114 A safe stronghold our God is still

115 Dear Lord and Father of mankind

116 All things bright and beautiful

Jesus Son of God: His Incarnation and Earthly Life

117 Praise to the Holiest in the height

118 Firmly I believe and truly

119 O love, how deep, how broad, how high

Jesus Son of God: His Holy Name

120 Jesus, the very thought of thee

121 To the Name of our salvation

122 How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds

Jesus Son of God: Lord of Light, Life and Love

123 Jesus, lover of my soul

124 O love divine, how sweet thou art

125 O for a thousand tongues to sing

126 The King of love my Shepherd is

127 To Christ, the Prince of Peace

128 Thou art the way: by thee alone

129 Lord Jesus, think on me

130 Where high the heavenly temple stands

131 Love divine, all loves excelling

132 Son of God, eternal Savior

133 Immortal love for ever full

134 Loving Shepherd of thy sheep

Jesus Son of God: His Cross and Passion

135 Rock of ages, cleft for me

136 Jesus, grant me this, I pray

137 There is a green hill far away

138 We sing the praise of him who died

Jesus Son of God: His Power and Glory

139 Rejoice, the Lord is King

140 All hail the power of Jesus' name

141 The head that once was crowned with thorns

142 Hail to the Lord's Anointed

143 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

144 Come, let us join our cheerful songs

145 Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem

146 When morning gilds the skies

147 Crown him with many crowns

148 At the Name of Jesus

149 Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

Jesus Son of God: His Second Coming

150 Ye servants of the Lord

The Holy Spirit

151 Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed

152 O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace

153 Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove

154 Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost

155 O Holy Ghost, thy people bless

156 Come down, O Love divine

157 Breathe on me, Breath of God

158 O King enthroned on high

159 Love of the Father, Love of God the Son

The Family of God

The House of God

160 We love the place, O God

161 Christ is our cornerstone

162 Jesus, where'er thy people meet

163 Angel voices ever singing

164 Great Shepherd of thy people, hear

165 Lord of the worlds above

The Word of God

166 Lord, thy word abideth

167 Father of mercies, in thy word

168 The heavens declare thy glory, Lord

The Church and the Kingdom

169 The Church of God a kingdom is

170 The Church's one foundation

171 Thy hand, O God, has guided

172 Glorious things of thee are spoken

173 City of God, how broad and far

174 O thou not made with hands

175 Ye that know the Lord is gracious

176 Happy are they, they that love God

177 Thy Kingdom come, O God

178 Thy Kingdom come! on bended knee

179 God of mercy, God of grace

180 Thou, whose almighty word

181 May the grace of Christ our Savior

The Communion of Saints

182 Let saints on earth in concert sing

183 He wants not friends that hath thy love

The Church Triumphant

184 Jerusalem the golden

185 Light's abode, celestial Salem

186 O what their joy and their glory must be

187 Jerusalem, my happy home

188 Sing alleluia forth in duteous praise

189 Ten thousand times ten thousand

190 There is a land of pure delight

191 My soul, there is a country

The Christian Life

Praise and Thanksgiving

192 Praise, my soul, the King of heaven

193 Sing praise to God who reigns above

194 King of glory, King of peace

195 Praise the Lord, ye heavens, adore him

196 Songs of praise the angels sang

197 Before Jehovah's awful throne

198 Ye holy angels bright

199 Immortal, invisible, God only wise

200 Fill thou my life, O Lord my God

201 Stand up, and bless the Lord

202 Let all the world in every corner sing

203 O praise ye the Lord! praise him in the height

204 Let us with a gladsome mind

205 Now thank we all our God

206 We would extol thee, ever-blessed Lord

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


208 O happy band of pilgrims

209 Through all the changing scenes of life

210 Oft in danger, oft in woe

211 Through the night of doubt and sorrow

212 He who would valiant be

213 Children of the heavenly King

214 Guide me, O thou great Redeemer

215 Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom

216 O God of Bethel, by whose hand

217 Be thou my guardian and my guide

218 He that is down needs fear no fall


219 Soldiers of Christ, arise

220 Fight the good fight with all thy might

221 Stand up, stand up for Jesus

222 O God of truth, whose living word

Faith, Hope and Love

223 Put thou thy trust in God

224 Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

225 Fierce raged the tempest o'er the deep

226 As pants the hart for cooling streams

Prayer and Penitence

227 Lord, teach us how to pray aright

228 Shepherd divine, our wants relieve

229 Not for our sins alone


230 O for a heart to praise my God

231 O for a closer walk with God

232 Lord, be thy word my rule

233 O thou who camest from above

234 Thine for ever! God of love

235 O Jesus, I have promised

236 God be in my head

237 Take up thy cross, the Savior said

238 Blest are the pure in heart

239 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

240 Teach me, my God and King

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

God and the Soul

242 Lord, it belongs not to my care

243 Come, O thou Traveler unknown

244 Hark, my soul! it is the Lord

245 Jesus, these eyes have never seen

246 Just as I am, without one plea

247 I heard the voice of Jesus say

248 O my Savior, lifted

249 Take my life, and let it be

250 Thou didst leave thy throne and thy kingly crown

251 Souls of men! why will ye scatter

Sacraments and Other Occasions

Holy Communion

252 Now, my tongue, the mystery telling

253 The heavenly Word, proceeding forth

254 Thee we adore, O hidden Savior, thee

255 Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts

256 Let all mortal flesh keep silence

257 Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness

258 Author of life divine

259 My God, and is thy table spread

260 And now, O Father, mindful of the love

261 Once, only once, and once for all

262 Alleluia, sing to Jesus

263 Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendor

264 We pray thee, heavenly Father

265 O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray

266 We hail thy Presence glorious

267 Almighty Father, Lord most high

268 Hail, true Body, born of Mary

269 Dearest Jesus, we are here

270 Bread of the world in mercy broken

271 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

272 O God, unseen, yet ever near

273 Let us employ all notes of joy

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

275 Wherefore, O Father, we thy humble servants (Jervois)

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

277 Hosanna in the highest

278 Hands that have been handling


279 My God, accept my heart this day


280 O perfect Love, all human thought transcending

Funeral and Commemoration

281 Jesus, Son of Mary


282 Lord, pour thy Spirit from on high

Dedication Festival

283 Blessed city, heavenly Salem

284 In our day of thanksgiving one psalm let us offer

The Sick

285 Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old

286 From thee all skill and science flow


287 O Lord of heaven and earth and sea


288 Praise, O praise our God and King

289 Come, ye thankful people, come

290 We plow the fields, and scatter

291 To thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise

Those At Sea

292 Eternal Father, strong to save


293 God save our gracious Queen

294 And did those feet in ancient time

295 I vow to thee, my country, all earthly things above

296 Rejoice, O land, in God thy might

Saints' Days: General


297 The eternal gifts of Christ the King

298 Disposer supreme, and Judge of the earth

299 Captains of the saintly band


300 Come, pure hearts, in sweetest measures

301 How beauteous are their feet

Any Saint

302 Soldiers, who are Christ's below

303 Lo, round the throne, a glorious band

304 Hark, the sound of holy voices

305 For all the saints who from their labors rest

306 How bright these glorious spirits shine

307 Palms of glory, raiment bright

308 For all thy saints, O Lord

Saints' Days and Other Holy Days: Proper

The Blessed Virgin Mary

309 The God whom earth and sea and sky

310 Her Virgin eyes saw God incarnate born

311 Virgin-born, we bow before thee

St. Andrew

312 Jesus calls us! o'er the tumult

Conversion of St. Paul

313 We sing the glorious conquest

The Presentation

314 Hail to the Lord who comes

St. John the Baptist

315 Sing we the praises of the great forerunner

316 Lo, from the desert homes

St. Peter

317 Thou art the Christ, O Lord

The Transfiguration

318 Tis good, Lord, to be here


319 Stars of the morning, so gloriously bright

320 Around the throne of God a band

321 Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels

All Saints

322 O heavenly Jerusalem

323 Who are these like stars appearing

324 Give me the wings of faith to rise


325 Of the Father's love begotten

326 O come, all ye faithful

327 From the eastern mountains

328 All glory, laud, and honor

329 Light's glittering morn bedecks the sky

330 To thee our God we fly

331 The God of Abraham praise

332 Blessed city, heavenly Salem

333 Onward, Christian pilgrims

Hymns for Today (The Supplements)

100 Hymns for Today

334 A man there lived in Galilee

335 A stranger once did bless the earth

336 All my hope on God is founded

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

338 Almighty Father, who for us thy Son didst give

339 And didst thou travel light, dear Lord

340 As the bridegroom to his chosen

341 As the disciples, when thy Son had left them

342 Awake, awake: fling off the night!

343 Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart

344 Christ for the world we sing

345 Christ is the King, O friends rejoice

346 Christ is the world's true Light

347 Christ who knows all his sheep

348 Come, Lord, to our souls come down

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

350 Come, workers for the Lord

351 Creator of the earth and skies

352 Dear Lord, to you again our gifts we bring

353 Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round

354 Every star shall sing a carol

355 Father all-powerful, thine is the kingdom

356 Father, Lord of all creation

357 Father of mercies, in thy word

358 Father, who in Jesus found us

359 Filled with the Spirit's power

360 For Mary, Mother of our Lord

361 For the healing of the nations

362 Forgive our sins as we forgive

363 Glory to thee, O God

364 God is light

365 God is Love: let heaven adore him

366 God of concrete, God of steel

367 God of grace and God of glory

368 God of love and truth and beauty

369 God who created this Eden of earth

370 God whose farm is all creation

371 Good is our God who made this place

372 Have faith in God, my heart

373 Help us, O Lord, to learn

374 Help us to help each other, Lord

375 I danced in the morning

376 In Christ there is no East or West

377 In humble gratitude, O God

378 Jesus, good above all other

379 Jesus, humble was your birth

380 Jesus, Lord, we look to thee

381 Jesus, my Lord, how rich thy grace

382 Jesus our Lord, our King and our God

383 Jesus, whose all-redeeming love

384 Lo, in the wilderness a voice

385 Lord, as we rise to leave this shell of worship

386 Lord Christ, the Father's mighty Son

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

388 Lord Christ, who on thy heart

389 Lord God, thou art our maker and our end

390 Lord God, we see thy power displayed

391 Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us

392 Lord Jesus, once you spoke to men

393 Lord of all good, our gifts we bring to thee

394 Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy

395 Lord of all power, I give you my will

396 Lord of lords and King eternal

397 Lord, save thy world

398 Lord that descendedst, Holy Child

399 Lord, we are blind; the world of sight

400 No use knocking on the window

401 Not far beyond the sea, nor high

402 Now is eternal life

403 Now let us from this table rise

404 O crucified Redeemer

405 O day of God, draw nigh

406 O God, by whose almighty plan

407 O God in heaven, whose loving plan

408 O God, whose will is life and good

409 O holy city, seen of John

410 O Holy Father, God most dear

411 O Lord of every shining constellation

412 O Lord, we long to see your face

413 O sing a hymn of Bethlehem

414 Peter fear the cross for himself and his Master

415 Praise and thanksgiving, Father, we offer

416 Praise the Lord, rise up rejoicing

417 Praise we now the word of grace

418 Rise up, O men of God

419 Sing we a song of high revolt

420 Son of the Lord Most High

421 Strengthen for service, Lord, the hands

422 Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord

423 Thanks to God whose Word was spoken

424 The first day of the week

425 The God who rules this earth

426 The Lord's my Shepherd, I'll not want

427 The Son of God proclaim

428 Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son

429 Upon thy table, Lord, we place

430 We find thee, Lord, in others' need

431 We have a gospel to proclaim

432 What does the Lord require

433 When I needed a neighbor were you there

More Hymns for Today

434 An upper room did our Lord prepare

435 As Jacob with travel was weary one day

436 Awake, our souls; away, our fears

437 Away with gloom, away with doubt

438 Can we by searching find out God

439 Christ is the heavenly food that gives

440 Christ is the world's light

441 Christ, upon the mountain peak

442 Christ, when for us you were baptized

443 Christian people, raise your song

444 Christians, lift up your hearts / Praise for the Spirit of God

445 Christians, lift up your hearts / This is the house of the Lord

446 Christians, lift up your hearts / Here God's life-giving word

447 Christians, lift your hearts and voices

448 Come, Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire

449 Come, let us with our Lord arise

450 Crown with love, Lord, this glad day

451 Early morning: Come, prepare him

452 Eternal God, we consecrate

453 Faithful vigil ended

454 Father, we thank you

455 Finished the strife of battle now

456 For the bread which you have broken

457 For the fruits of his creation

458 Forth in the peace of Christ we go

459 Give me joy in my heart

460 From thee all skill and science flow

461 Glory, love, and praise, and honor

462 Glory to God! all heaven in joy is ringing

463 God everlasting, wonderful and holy

464 God is here; as we his people

465 God is love, and where true love is

466 God the Father, Name we treasure

467 God, who hast caused to be written

468 God who spoke in the beginning

469 God, you have given us power to sound

470 Hills of the north, rejoice

471 Holy Spirit, come, confirm us

472 How shall I sing that majesty

473 I come with joy to meet my Lord

474 In Adam we have all been one

475 Jesus, Lord, we pray

476 Jesus, my Lord, let me be

477 Jesus, we thus obey

478 Let every Christian pray

479 Let the Lord's people, heart and voice uniting

480 Let us break bread together on our knees

481 Let us talents and tongues employ

482 Life is great! so sing about it

483 Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates

484 Long ago, prophets knew

485 Lord, as I wake, I turn to you

486 Lord, by whose breath all souls and seeds are living

487 Lord Christ, we praise your sacrifice

488 Lord God, we give you thanks for all your saints

489 Lord God, your love has called us here

490 Lord, I have made thy word my choice

491 Lord Jesus Christ, be present now

492 Lord of all, to whom alone

493 Lord of the boundless curves of space

494 Lord of the home, our only Son

495 Lord, to you we bring our treasure

496 Morning glory, starlit sky

497 Nature with open volume stands

498 New songs of celebration render

499 Now from the altar of my heart

500 Now join we, to praise the Creator

501 Now the green blade riseth

502 O raise your eyes on high and see

503 Of all the Spirit's gifts to me

504 On the day of Pentecost

505 Our Father, by whose Name

506 Praise and thanksgiving be to our Creator

507 Reap me the earth as a harvest to God

508 Rejoice in God's saints, today and all days

509 Rise and hear! The Lord is speaking

510 Sent forth by God's blessing

511 The great Creator of the worlds

512 The kingdom is upon you!

513 The prophets spoke in days of old

514 There in God's garden stands the tree of wisdom

515 There's a spirit in the air

516 This day God gives me

517 To mock your reign, O dearest Lord

518 Walking in a garden

519 We are your people, Lord, by your grace

520 We give immortal praise

521 We praise you, Lord, for Jesus Christ

522 We turn to you, O God of every nation

523 Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

524 What Adam's disobedience cost

525 When Christ was lifted from the earth

526 When Jesus came to Jordan

527 Where is this stupendous stranger?

528 Where love and loving-kindness dwell

529 Who are we who stand and sing

530 With joy we meditate the grace

531 With wonder, Lord, we see your works

532 Ye watchers and ye holy ones

533 You, living Christ, our eyes behold

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