Index of Hymns Ancient & Modern, Revised, 1950

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001 Now that the daylight fills the sky

002 O splendor of God's glory bright

003 Awake, my soul, and with the sun

004 New every morning is the love

005 My Father, for another night

006 At thy feet, O Christ, we lay

007 Christ, whose glory fills the skies

008 God of the morning, at whose voice

009 Awaked from sleep we fall

010 Let hearts awaken, now the night is ended

011 Come, Holy Ghost, who ever One


012 O God of truth, O Lord of might

013 Behold us, Lord, a little space


014 O God, the world's sustaining force

015 O Trinity of blessed Light

016 Before the ending of the day

017 O strength and stay upholding all creation

018 Hail, gladdening Light

019 The radiant morn hath passed away

020 At even, ere the sun was set

021 The day is past and over

022 Holy Father, cheer our way

023 Glory to thee, my God, this night

024 Sun of my soul, thou Savior dear

025 Through the day thy love has spared us

026 God, that madest earth and heaven

027 Abide with me; fast falls the eventide

028 Sweet Savior, bless us ere we go

029 As now the sun's declining rays

030 The sun is sinking fast

031 Savior, again to thy dear name we raise

032 And now the wants are told, that brought

033 The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended

034 The duteous day now closeth

035 Round me falls the night

036 And now another day is gone

037 Fast sinks the sun to rest

038 Our day of praise is done


039 On this day, the first of days

040 Again the Lord's own day is here

041 O day of rest and gladness

042 This is the day of light

043 This is the day the Lord hath made

044 Blest Creator of the light


045 Creator of the starry height

046 Behold, the Bridegroom draweth nigh

047 Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding

048 The advent of our King

049 O come, O come Emmanuel

050 On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry

051 Lo, he comes with clouds descending

052 The Lord will come and not be slow

053 Hark the glad sound! the Savior comes

054 Come, thou long-expected Jesus

055 Sleepers, wake! the watch-cry pealeth

056 When came in flesh the incarnate Word


057 From east to west, from shore to shore

058 Of the Father's love begotten

059 O come, all ye faithful

060 Hark, the herald angels sing

061 Christians, awake! salute the happy morn

062 While shepherds watched their flocks by night

063 God from on high hath heard

064 Angels, from the realms of glory

065 O little town of Bethlehem

066 It came upon the midnight clear

067 In the bleak midwinter

068 A great and mighty wonder

069 Behold, the great Creator makes

070 I sing the birth was born tonight

071 To us a Child of royal birth

New Year

072 Father, let me dedicate

073 For thy mercy and thy grace


074 How vain the cruel Herod's fear

075 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning

076 Earth has many a noble city

077 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

078 The heavenly Child in stature grows

079 As with gladness men of old

080 The people that in darkness sat

081 Songs of thankfulness and praise

082 Alleluia, song of sweetness


083 Creator of the world, to thee


084 O Maker of the world, give ear

085 Jesus, who this our Lententide

086 Savior, when in dust to thee

087 Sinful, sighing to be blest

088 When wounded sore, the stricken heart

089 My spirit longs for thee

090 Still nigh me, O my Savior, stand

091 Christian, dost thou see them

092 Forty days and forty nights

093 O Lord, turn not thy face from me

094 Lord, in this thy mercy's day

095 O Christ, who art the Light and Day


096 The royal banners forward go

097 Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle

098 All glory, laud, and honor

099 Ride on, ride on in majesty

100 Lord, through this Holy Week of our salvation

101 See the destined day arise

102 My song is love unknown

103 My Lord, my Master, at thy feet adoring

104 All ye who seek for sure relief

105 In the Lord's atoning grief

106 My God, I love thee; not because

107 Glory be to Jesus

108 When I survey the wondrous Cross

109 Lord Jesus, when we stand afar

110 Go to dark Gethsemane

111 O sacred head, surrounded

112 Father most high, be with us

Good Friday

113 O come and mourn with me awhile

114 Forgive them, O my Father

115 O word of pity, for our pardon pleading

116 Lord, when thy Kingdom comes, remember me

117 O thou, from whom all goodness flows

118 At the Cross her station keeping

119 Throned upon the awful Tree

120 His are the thousand sparkling rills

121 O perfect God, thy love

122 O perfect life of love

123 And now, beloved Lord, thy soul resigning

Good Friday Evening and Easter Even

124 It is finished! blessed Jesus

125 By Jesus' grave on either hand

126 O sorrow deep

127 Resting from his work today


128 Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

129 The Lamb's high banquet called to share

130 O sons and daughters, let us sing

131 Christ the Lord is risen today

132 The day of Resurrection

133 Come, ye faithful, raise the strain

134 Jesus Christ is risen today

135 The strife is o'er, the battle done

136 Christ the Lord is risen again

137 Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven and voices raise

138 Christians to the Paschal Victim

139 At the Lamb's high feast we sing

140 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

141 Love's redeeming work is done

142 The Lord is risen indeed

143 He is risen, he is risen


144 Lord, in thy name thy servants plead


145 O thou eternal King most high

146 Jesus, our hope, our heart's desire

147 Hail the day that sees him rise

148 See the Conqueror mounts in triumph

149 Thou art gone up on high

150 Let all the multitudes of light


151 O joy, because the circling year

152 Come, O Creator Spirit, come

153 Spirit of mercy, truth and love

154 When God of old came down from heaven

155 Our Lord, his Passion ended

156 Come, thou Holy Spirit, come

157 Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire

Trinity Sunday

158 Father most holy, merciful and loving

159 Most ancient of all mysteries

General Hymns

God, Three in One

160 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

161 Bright the vision that delighted

162 I bind unto myself today

163 Three in One, and One in Three

164 Father of heaven, whose love profound

God Creator, Ruler, Father

165 O God, our help in ages past

166 All people that on earth do dwell

167 O worship the King all glorious above

168 There is a book, who runs may read

169 My God, how wonderful thou art

170 The spacious firmament on high

171 For the beauty of the earth

172 All creatures of our God and King

173 I praised the earth, in beauty seen

174 Lord of beauty, thine the splendor

175 The Lord is King! lift up thy voice

176 Sometimes a light surprises

177 When all thy mercies, O my God

178 The God of love my Shepherd is

179 The Lord my pasture shall prepare

180 Father, whate'er of earthly bliss

181 God moves in a mysterious way

182 Father, hear the prayer we offer

183 A safe stronghold our God is still

184 Dear Lord and Father of mankind

Jesus Son of God: His Incarnation and Earthly Life

185 Praise to the Holiest in the height

186 Firmly I believe and truly

187 O love, how deep, how broad, how high

Jesus Son of God: His Holy Name

188 Jesus, the very thought is sweet

189 Jesus, the very thought of thee

190 To the Name of our salvation

191 Conquering kings their titles take

192 How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds

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

193 Jesus, lover of my soul

194 Jesus, meek and gentle

195 O love divine, how sweet thou art

196 O for a thousand tongues to sing

197 The King of love my Shepherd is

198 To Christ, the Prince of Peace

199 Thou art the way: by thee alone

200 Lord Jesus, think on me

201 Jesus, thy mercies are untold

202 Jesus, my Lord, my God, my all

203 O Lord, who formedst me to wear

204 Where high the heavenly temple stands

205 Love divine, all loves excelling

206 Jesus, still lead on

207 Son of God, eternal Savior

208 Immortal love for ever full

209 Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart

Jesus Son of God: His Cross and Passion

210 Rock of ages, cleft for me

211 Jesus, grant me this, I pray

212 Behold the Lamb of God

213 Jesus, meek and lowly

214 There is a green hill far away

215 We sing the praise of him who died

Jesus Son of God: His Power and Glory

216 Rejoice, the Lord is King

217 All hail the power of Jesus' name

218 The head that once was crowned with thorns

219 Hail to the Lord's Anointed

220 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

221 Come, let us join our cheerful songs

222 Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem

223 When morning gilds the skies

224 Crown him with many crowns

225 At the Name of Jesus

226 Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

Jesus Son of God: His Second Coming

227 O quickly come, dread Judge of all

228 That day of wrath, that dreadful day

229 Ye servants of the Lord

The Holy Spirit

230 Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed

231 O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace

232 Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove

233 Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost

234 O Holy Ghost, thy people bless

235 Come down, O Love divine

236 Breathe on me, Breath of God

237 O King enthroned on high

238 Love of the Father, Love of God the Son

239 Spirit divine, attend our prayers

The Family of God: The House of God

240 Pleasant are thy courts above

241 Hosanna to the living Lord

242 We love the place, O God

243 Christ is our cornerstone

244 O Lord, how joyful 'tis to see

245 Jesus, where'er thy people meet

246 Angel voices ever singing

247 Great Shepherd of thy people, hear

248 Lord of the worlds above

249 Lo, God is here! let us adore

The Family of God: The Word of God

250 Lord, thy word abideth

251 Father of mercies, in thy word

252 The heavens declare thy glory, Lord

The Family of God: The Church and the Kingdom

253 Lord of our life, and God of our salvation

254 The Church of God a kingdom is

255 The Church's one foundation

256 Thy hand, O God, has guided

257 Glorious things of thee are spoken

258 City of God, how broad and far

259 O thou not made with hands

260 Ye that know the Lord is gracious

261 Happy are they, they that love God

262 Thy Kingdom come, O God

263 Thy Kingdom come! on bended knee

264 God of mercy, God of grace

265 From Greenland's icy mountains

266 Thou, whose almighty word

267 Lord, her watch thy Church is keeping

268 Fling out the banner! let it float

269 Hills of the north, rejoice

270 Trumpet of God, sound high

271 God is working his purpose out

The Family of God: The Communion of Saints

272 Let saints on earth in concert sing

273 They whose course on earth is o'er

274 He wants not friends that hath thy love

The Family of God: The Church Triumphant

275 Brief life is here our portion

276 The world is very evil

277 For thee, O dear, dear country

278 Jerusalem the golden

279 Light's abode, celestial Salem

280 Jerusalem on high

281 O what their joy and their glory must be

282 Jerusalem, my happy home (II)

283 Sing alleluia forth in duteous praise

284 Ten thousand times ten thousand

285 There is a land of pure delight

The Ministry of Angels

286 My soul, there is a country

287 They come, God's messengers of love

288 Stars of the morning, so gloriously bright

The Christian Life: Pilgrimage

289 O happy band of pilgrims

290 Through all the changing scenes of life

291 Oft in danger, oft in woe

292 Through the night of doubt and sorrow

293 He who would valiant be

294 Brothers, joining hand to hand

295 Children of the heavenly King

296 Guide me, O thou great Redeemer

297 Lift up your voice, ye Christian folk

298 Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom

299 O God of Bethel, by whose hand

300 Be thou my guardian and my guide

301 He that is down needs fear no fall

302 Rise in the strength of God

The Christian Life: Warfare

303 Soldiers of Christ, arise

304 Fight the good fight with all thy might

305 Soldiers of the Cross, arise

306 Lift up your heads, ye gates of brass

307 Stand up, stand up for Jesus

308 Christian, seek not yet repose

309 O God of truth, whose living word

The Christian Life: Faith, Hope and Love

310 Put thou thy trust in God

311 Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

312 Fierce was the wild billow

313 Fierce raged the tempest o'er the deep

314 As pants the hart for cooling streams

315 Up to the throne on high

316 Great Mover of all hearts

Prayer and Penitence

317 Lord, teach us how to pray aright

318 Shepherd divine, our wants relieve

319 Come, my soul, thy suit prepare

320 O help us, Lord! each hour of need

321 Jesus, Lord of life and glory

322 Out of the deep I call

323 Forsaken once, and thrice denied

324 Not for our sins alone

Discipleship and Work

325 O for a heart to praise my God

326 O for a closer walk with God

327 Lord, be thy word my rule

328 A charge to keep I have

329 O thou who camest from above

330 Thine for ever! God of love

331 O Jesus, I have promised

332 God be in my head

333 Take up thy cross, the Savior said

334 Lord, as to thy dear Cross we flee

335 Blest are the pure in heart

336 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

337 Teach me, my God and King

338 Fair waved the golden corn

339 Come, labor on

340 O God, before whose altar

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

Hymns of Personal Devotion

342 Lord, it belongs not to my care

343 Come, O thou Traveler unknown

344 Hark, my soul! it is the Lord

345 Approach, my soul, the mercy-seat

346 For ever with the Lord

347 Jesus, these eyes have never seen

348 Art thou weary, art thou languid

349 Just as I am, without one plea

350 Come unto me, ye weary

351 I heard the voice of Jesus say

352 Nearer, my God, to thee

353 I could not do without thee

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

355 O Jesus, thou art standing

356 Thy way, not mine, O Lord

357 My God, my Father, while I stray

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

359 O Love that wilt not let me go

360 O my Savior, lifted

361 Take my life, and let it be

362 Revive thy work, O Lord

363 Thou didst leave thy throne and thy kingly crown

364 Souls of men! why will ye scatter

Praise and Thanksgiving

365 Praise, my soul, the King of heaven

366 Sing praise to God who reigns above

367 King of glory, King of peace

368 Praise the Lord, ye heavens, adore him

369 Songs of praise the angels sang

370 Before Jehovah's awful throne

371 Ye holy angels bright

372 Immortal, invisible, God only wise

373 Fill thou my life, O Lord my God

374 Stand up, and bless the Lord

375 Let all the world in every corner sing

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

377 Let us with a gladsome mind

378 Lord of the harvest, it is right and meet

379 Now thank we all our God

380 We would extol thee, ever-blessed Lord

381 Praise the Lord of heaven, praise him in the height

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

Holy Communion

383i Now, my tongue, the mystery telling

384 The heavenly Word, proceeding forth

385 Thee we adore, O hidden Savior, thee

386 Draw nigh and take the Body of the Lord

387 Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts

388 O Lord Jesus, I adore thee

389 O food that weary pilgrims love

390 Let all mortal flesh keep silence

391 Here, while the cherubim within the veil

392 Not a thought of earthly things

393 Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness

394 Author of life divine

395 O thou, before the world began

396 My God, and is thy table spread

397 And now, O Father, mindful of the love

398 Once, only once, and once for all

399 Alleluia, sing to Jesus

400 Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendor

401 We pray thee, heavenly Father

402 O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray

403 We hail thy Presence glorious

404 O joy of God, that comest in the morning

405 Almighty Father, Lord most high

406 Lord, accept the alms we offer

407 Hail, true Body, born of Mary

408 Dearest Jesus, we are here

409 Bread of the world in mercy broken

410 O most merciful

411 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

412 O God, unseen, yet ever near

413 I hunger and I thirst

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

415 Faithful Shepherd, feed me

416 Wherefore, O Father, we thy humble servants

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

418 Jesus, gentlest Savior

419 O Jesus, blessed Lord, to thee

420 How glorious is the life above

421 Hosanna in the highest

422 Thee, living Christ, our eyes behold

423 Let us employ all notes of joy

Holy Baptism

424 In token that thou shalt not fear

425 Lord Jesus Christ, our Lord most dear

426 O Father, for this little life

427 O loving Father, to thy care

428 To thee, O Father, lamp of all the living

For the Young

429 Through the night thy angels kept

430 A work hath Christ for thee to do

431 Now the day is over

432 Once in royal David's city

433 Do no sinful action

434 We have a King who came to earth

435 It is a thing most wonderful

436 O dearest Lord, thy sacred head

437 When, his salvation bringing

438 Good Joseph had a garden

439 The golden gates are lifted up

440 Thou Wind of God, whose coming stirred

441 O Father, we thank thee for Jesus thy Son

442 All things bright and beautiful

443 Lord, I would own thy tender care

444 Loving Shepherd of thy sheep

445 I love to hear the story

446 Sing praise to the Lord the children's hymn

447 Christ, who once amongst us

448 Around the throne of God a band

449 O, David was a shepherd lad

450 O Christ, whom we may love and know

451 Gentle Jesus, meek and mild

452 There's a Friend for little children

453 Hosanna we sing, like the children dear

454 In our work and in our play

455 Let us thank the Christ for all who did their duty

456 Jesus, kind above all other

For School and College Use

457 Lord, behold us with thy blessing

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


459 My God, accept my heart this day

460 O God, in this thine hour of grace

461 Strong Captain, in thy holy ranks

462 Once pledged by the Cross, as children of God

Holy Matrimony

463 O perfect Love, all human thought transcending

464 O thou who gavest power to love

465 O Father, by whose sovereign sway

The Departed

466 Day of wrath! O day of mourning!

467 Now the laborer's task is o'er

468 O Lord, to whom the spirits live

469 Jesus, Son of Mary

Ember Days

470 Christ is gone up; yet ere he passed

471 O thou who makest souls to shine

472 The earth, O Lord, is one wide field

473 Lord, pour thy Spirit from on high

Dedication Festival

474 Blessed city, heavenly Salem

475 O Word of God above

476 In our day of thanksgiving one psalm let us offer

Hospitals: The Sick

477 Thou to whom the sick and dying

478 Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old

479 From thee all skill and science flow


480 O Lord of heaven and earth and sea


481 Praise, O praise our God and King

482 Come, ye thankful people, come

483 We plow the fields, and scatter

484 To thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise

485 Praise to God, immortal praise

486 The sower went forth sowing

For Those at Sea

487 Eternal Father, strong to save

For Absent Friends

488 Holy Father, in thy mercy

In Time of War

489 God be with you till we meet again

In Time of War

490 O God of love, O King of peace

491 God the Omnipotent! King, who ordainest

492 Lord of the worlds, unseen or seen

Services, Societies, Meetings, etc.

493 How joyful 'tis to sing

494 Hands that have been handling

495 Lord and Master, who hast called us

496 Unchanging God, who livest

497 Rise at the cry of battle

498 Lord of life and King of glory

499 Hail, O Mary, full of grace

500 Go forth with God! the day is now

501 O God, whose mighty works of old

502 Thou gracious God, whose mercy lends

Saints' Days: Apostles

503 The eternal gifts of Christ the King

504 Let all on earth their voices raise

505 O Christ, thou Lord of worlds, thine ear to hear us bow

506 Disposer supreme, and Judge of the earth

507 Captains of the saintly band

Saints' Days: Evangelists

508 Come, pure hearts, in sweetest measures

509 Come, sing, ye choirs exultant

510 How beauteous are their feet

511 Spirit of Jesus, who didst move

Saints' Days: The Blessed Virgin Mary

512 The God whom earth and sea and sky

513 Her Virgin eyes saw God incarnate born

514 Victim divine, thy grace we claim

515 Shall we not love thee, Mother dear

Saints' Days: Martyrs and Others

516 O God, thy soldiers' great reward

517 Our Lord the path of suffering trod

518 Let our choir new anthems raise

519 He who to Jesus manfully bore witness

520 Stalwart as pillars bearing high their burdens

521 O Jesus, thou the virgins' crown

522 The saints who toiled from place to place

Saints' Days: For any Saint's Day

523 Joy and triumph everlasting

524 Soldiers, who are Christ's below

525 Lo, round the throne, a glorious band

526 Hark, the sound of holy voices

527 For all the saints who from their labors rest

528 How bright these glorious spirits shine

529 The Son of God goes forth to war

530 Palms of glory, raiment bright

531 For all thy saints, O Lord

532 We praise thee, Lord, for all the martyred throng

Saints' Days and Other Holy Days: Proper

533 Jesus calls us, o'er the tumult

534 Who dreads, yet undismayed

535 Yesterday with exultation

536 Word supreme, before creation

537 To you was given, O saint beloved

538 O martyrs young and fresh as flowers

539 The ancient law departs

540 From heaven's height Christ spake to call

541 We sing the glorious conquest

542 Paul the preacher, Paul the poet

543 O Zion, open wide thy gates

544 Hail to the Lord who comes

545 The highest and the holiest place

546 Praise we the Lord this day

547 Gabriel to Mary came

548 From out the cloud of fiery light

549 Hail, princes of the host of heaven

550 O Son of God, our Captain of Salvation

551 Sing we the praises of the great forerunner

552 Lo, from the desert homes

553 The great forerunner of the morn

554 O Rock of ages, one Foundation

555 Thou art the Christ, O Lord

556 Madgalene, thy grief and gladness

557 For all thy saints, a noble throng

558 O wondrous type, O vision fair

559 In days of old on Sinai

560 Tis good, Lord, to be here

561 Not always on the mount may we

562 Not by far-famed deeds alone

563 He sat to watch o'er customs paid

564 Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels

565 Praise to God who reigns above

566 All praise be to God

567 Savior, who didst healing give

568 Thou who sentest thine apostles

569 O heavenly Jerusalem

570 Who are these like stars appearing

571 Give me the wings of faith to rise

572 The saints of God! their conflict past

573 Jesus, Lord of our salvation

574 God, whose city's sure foundation

575 We praise thy name, all holy Lord

576 Far-shining names from age to age


577 God save our gracious Queen

578 And did those feet in ancient time

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

580 The Queen, O God, her heart

581 Lord, while for all mankind we pray

582 Rejoice, O land, in God thy might

583 Almighty Father, who dost give

584 O valiant hearts, who to your glory came

585 O Lord of Life, whose power sustains


586 Hearken, O Lord, have mercy upon us

587 God the Father, God the Son (Passion)

588 Lord, to our humble prayers attend

589 O God of grace, thy mercy send

590 God the Father, God the Son

Processional Hymns

591 Of the Father's love begotten

592 High let us swell our tuneful notes

593 O come, all ye faithful

594 Shepherds, in the field abiding

595 From the eastern mountains

596 Thou whom shepherds worshiped, hearing

597 All glory, laud and honor

598 Glory and honor and laud be to thee

599 Ride on triumphantly! Behold, we lay

600 Welcome, morning of joy, glad feast that all ages shall hollow (Easter)

601 Christ is now risen again

602 Light's glittering morn bedecks the sky

603 Good Christian men, rejoice and sing

604 Daystar on high, bright harbinger of gladness

605 Jesus Christ from death hath risen

606 To thee our God we fly

607 Kindly spring again is here

608 Welcome, morning of joy, glad feast that all ages shall hollow (Ascension)

609 Our Lord is risen from the dead

610 Hail the day that sees him rise, alleluia!

611 O Christ our joy, gone up on high

612 Welcome, morning of joy, glad feast that all ages shall hollow (Pentecost)

613 To thee, O Comforter divine

614 Holy Spirit, gently come

615 Lord God the Holy Ghost

616 Sound aloud Jehovah's praises

617 All hail, adored Trinity

618 Welcome, morning of joy, glad feast that all ages shall hollow (Dedication)

619 The heaven of heavens cannot contain

620 Blessed city, heavenly Salem

621 Eternal Power, whose high abode

622 Praise, O Zion, praise thy Master

623 Jerusalem, my happy homer

624 The Church triumphant in thy love

625 Our Father's home eternal

626 Hail, glorious spirits, heirs of light

627 Let love arise and praise him

628 Come, let us join our friends above

629 Onward, Christian soldiers

630 From all that dwell below the skies

631 The God of Abraham praise

632 Worship, honor, glory, blessing

633 Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim

634 Twas by thy Blood, immortal Lamb

635 Rejoice, ye pure in heart

636 May the grace of Christ our Savior

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