Index of The Book of Common Praise, Revised, 1938

This is the revised edition of the official hymn book for the whole of The Church of England in Canada (later Anglican Church of Canada). Most editions say The Hymn Book on their spine and cover, but the title is as given above. This hymnal is one of three still in common use in Canada, the others being the 1971 and the 1998 hymnals.

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Invocation of the Trinity

001 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

Morning and Mid-Day

002i Awake, my soul, and with the sun

002ii Glory to thee, who safe hast kept

003 New every morning is the love

004 Now that the daylight fills the sky

005 Christ, whose glory fills the skies

006 At thy feet, O Christ, we lay

007 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

008 Come to me, Lord, when first I wake

009 Jesus, Sun of righteousness

010 My Father, for another night

011 O splendor of God's glory bright

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

013 The star of morn has risen

014 O Father, hear my morning prayer

015 Behold us, Lord, a little space


016 Abide with me; fast falls the eventide

017 Softly now the light of day

018 Sun of my soul, thou Savior dear

019 At even, ere the sun was set

020 Glory to thee, my God, this night

021 The sun is sinking fast

022 Holy Father, cheer our way

023 God, that madest earth and heaven

024 Savior, breathe an evening blessing

025 Lord Jesus, in the days of old

026 Before the day draws near its ending

027 The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended

028 O strength and stay upholding all creation

029 How sweet the hour of closing day

030 Hear our prayer, O heavenly Father

031 The radiant morn hath passed away

032 Night has drawn its curtain

033 Hail, gladdening Light

034 O gladsome light, O grace

035 Through the day thy love has spared us

036 The day is past and over

037 As now the sun's declining rays

038 The Lord be with us as we bend

039 Sweet Savior, bless us ere we go

040 Round me falls the night

041 Savior, again to thy dear name we raise

042 Now the day is over

043 Lord, keep us safe this night

044 The day hath now an ending

045 Now God be with us

046 Evensong is hushed in silence


047 O day of rest and gladness

048 Sweet is the work, my God, my King

049 Again, O loving Savior

050 Servants of God, awake

051 This is the day the Lord hath made

052 And now this holy day

053 This is the day of light

054 Our day of praise is done

On this day, the first of days

056 Blest Creator of the light

Week Days

057 Thou in whose name the two or three

058 O Jesus, crucified for man


059 The advent of our King

060 Lo, he comes with clouds descending

061 Jesus came, the heavens adoring

062 O come, O come Emmanuel

063 Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding

064 The Lord will come and not be slow

065 Hark the glad sound! the Savior comes

066 Creator of the starry height

067 On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry

068 Great God, what do I see and hear

069 Hark, what a sound, and too divine

070 Day of wrath! O day of mourning!

071 Rejoice, rejoice, believers

072 The mighty God, the Lord hath spoken

073 Thy Kingdom come! on bended knee

074 Thou art coming, O my Savior


075 O come, all ye faithful

076 While shepherds watched their flocks by night

077 Hark, the herald angels sing

078 Christians, awake! salute the happy morn

079 Of the Father's love begotten

080 God from on high hath heard

081 Angels, from the realms of glory

082 O little town of Bethlehem

St. Stephen's Day

083 First of martyrs

St. John the Evangelist

084 An exile for the faith

The Innocents' Day

085 When Christ was born in Bethlehem

Circumcision of Christ

086 Jesus, Name of wondrous love

For the New Year

087 The year is gone beyond recall

088 Father, let me dedicate

089 For thy mercy and thy grace

The Epiphany

090 The heavenly Child in stature grows

091 O thou, who by a star didst guide

092 O sing a hymn of Bethlehem

093 The people that in darkness sat

094 Earth has many a noble city

095 Lo, the pilgrim magi

096 Songs of thankfulness and praise

097 As with gladness men of old

098 Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

099 From the eastern mountains

The Week before Septuagesima

100 Alleluia, song of sweetness


101 Creator of the world, to thee

102 Let us with a gladsome mind


103 Almighty God, thy word is cast


104 O Holy Spirit, whom our Master sent


105 Forty days and forty nights

106 Sinful, sighing to be blest

107 O Lord, turn not thy face from me

108 Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended

109 Man of sorrows, wrapped in grief

110 By the Holy Spirit sent

111 O Savior, where shall guilty man

112 Weary of earth, and laden with my sin

113 Beyond the holy city wall

114 O Lamb of God, still keep me

115 O sinner, lift the eye of faith

116 Giver of the perfect gift

117 When wounded sore, the stricken heart

118 Come, let us to the Lord our God

119 Have mercy, Lord, on me

120 O dearest Lord, thy sacred head

121 Christian, dost thou see them

122 When my love to Christ grows weak

123 Lord, to thee alone we turn

124 Savior, when in dust to thee

125 Lord, in this thy mercy's day

126 Heal me, O my Savior, heal

127 Sweet the moments, rich in blessing


Passion Sunday

128 The royal banners forward go

129 Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle

Palm Sunday

130 All glory, laud, and honor

131 Ride on, ride on in majesty

Maundy Thursday

132 Go to dark Gethsemane

Good Friday

133 In the Lord's atoning grief

134 See the destined day arise

135 I see the crowd in Pilate's hall

136 Holy Jesus, by thy passion

137 Jesus, the Crucified, pleads for me

138 Glory be to Jesus

139 O sacred head, surrounded

140 O sacred head, sore wounded

141 O come and mourn with me awhile

142 My Lord, my Master, at thy feet adoring

143 Forgive them, O my Father

144 Lord, when thy Kingdom comes, remember me

145 At the Cross her station keeping

146 Throned upon the awful Tree

147 His are the thousand sparkling rills

148 O perfect life of love

149 And now, beloved Lord, thy soul resigning

150 In his own raiment clad

Good Friday Evening and Easter Even

151 Resting from his work today

152 It is finished! blessed Jesus


153 Jesus Christ is risen today

154 Christ the Lord is risen today

155 Christ the Lord is risen again

156 Hail, Festal day (Easter)

157 He is risen, he is risen

158 The Lamb's high banquet called to share

159i Light's glittering morn bedecks the sky

159ii The apostles' hearts were full

159iii That Eastertide with joy was bright

160 Christ the Lord is risen today (Leeson)

161 At the Lamb's high feast we sing

162 O sons and daughters, let us sing

163 The strife is o'er, the battle done

164 The day of Resurrection

165 Come, ye faithful, raise the strain

166 Christ is risen! Christ is risen

167 Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven and voices raise

168 Welcome, happy morning

169 Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

170 Good Joseph had a garden


171 Lord, in thy name thy servants plead

172 To thee our God we fly


173 Hail, Festal day (Ascension)

174 Hail the day that sees him rise

175 Jesus, our hope, our heart's desire

176 See the Conqueror mounts in triumph

177 Holy Ghost, Illuminator

178 O Christ, thou hast ascended


179 Joy! because the circling year

180 When God of old came down from heaven

181 Spirit of mercy, truth and love

182 Hail thee! Spirit co-eternal

Trinity Sunday

183 Be present, holy Trinity

184 Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of hosts

Saints' Days and Other Holy Days

185 From all thy saints in warfare

186 Jesus calls us! o'er the tumult

187 How oft, O Lord, thy face hath shone

188 We sing the glorious conquest

189 O Zion, open wide thy gates

190 The highest and the holiest place

191 Praise we the Lord this day

192 The God whom earth and sea and sky

193 The Saint who first found grace to pen

194 King of saints, we offer

195 O Son of God, our Captain of Salvation

196 Lo, from the desert homes

197 We bless the God and Father

198 We praise thy name, O Lord most high

199 Upon the holy mount they stood

200 Saints of God! Lo, Jesus' people

201 Behold, the Master passeth by

202 They come, God's messengers of love

203 Around the throne of God a band

204 Stars of the morning, so gloriously bright

205 Father, before thy throne of light

206 What thanks and praise to thee we owe

207 Thou who sentest thine apostles

208 Who are these like stars appearing

209 For all the saints who from their labors rest

210 If there be that skills to reckon

211 The saints of God! their conflict past

212 The eternal gifts of Christ the King

213 Captains of the saintly band

214 Behold the messengers of Christ

215 Give me the wings of faith to rise

216 How bright these glorious spirits shine

217 For all thy saints, O Lord

218 Hark, the sound of holy voices

Holy Communion

219 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

220 O Holy Father, who in tender love

221 And now, O Father, mindful of the love

222 Bread of the world in mercy broken

223 Here, Lord, we take the broken Bread

224 My God, and is thy table spread

225 'Twas on that night when doomed to know

226 Be still, my soul, for God is near

227 According to thy gracious word

228 I am not worthy, holy Lord

229 Let all mortal flesh keep silence

230 Draw nigh and take the Body of the Lord

231 Thee we adore, O hidden Savior, thee

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

233 Not worthy, Lord, to gather

234i Now, my tongue, the mystery telling

234ii Therefore we, before him bending

235 Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendor

236 I hunger and I thirst

237i The heavenly Word, proceeding forth

237ii O Saving Victim, opening wide

238 O God, unseen, yet ever near

239 Till he come--O let the words

240i Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness

240ii Sun, who all my life

241 Once, only once, and once for all

242 Jesus, to thy table led

243 Jesus, gentlest Savior

244 We hail thee now, O Jesus

245 Sweet feast of love divine

246 O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray

247 O Jesus, kindly Lord, to thee

248 Strengthen for service, Lord, the hands

249 Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts

250 Author of life divine

251 Wherefore, O Father, we thy humble servants (Dearmer)

252 We pray thee, heavenly Father

Holy Baptism

253 Savior, who thy flock art feeding

254 Jesus, Son of Blessed Mary

255 In token that thou shalt not fear


256 My God, accept my heart this day

257 Awake, my soul, stretch every nerve

258 Holy Spirit, Lord of love

259 Go forward, Christian soldier

260 Come, ever blessed Spirit, come

Holy Matrimony

261 We lift our hearts, O Father

261a The voice that breathed o'er Eden

262 O perfect Love, all human thought transcending

Ember Days and Ordination

263 Christ is gone up; yet ere he passed

264 O thou who makest souls to shine

265 Lord, pour thy Spirit from on high

Lay Helpers and Teachers

266 Go, labor on; spend, and be spent

267 O Master, let me walk with thee

268 Lord, speak to me, that I may speak

269 Jesus, Master, whom I serve

Missionary Hymns

270 For my sake and the gospel's, go

271 God is working his purpose out

272 Fling out the banner! let it float

273 O Spirit of the living God

274 Soldiers of the Cross, arise

275 From Greenland's icy mountains

276 O Zion, haste, thy mission high fulfilling

277 Lord, her watch thy Church is keeping

278 Sow the seed beside all waters

279 Savior, sprinkle many nations

280 Hark, creation's alleluia

281 Loving Savior, thou didst come

282 Hills of the north, rejoice

283 Lord of all power and might

284 Thou, whose almighty word

285 The Master comes! He calls for thee

286 O brothers, lift your voices

287 Zion's King shall reign victorious

288 Awake, awake, O Christian

289 The love of Christ constraineth

290 Father, whose will is life and good

291 Work, for the day is coming

292 Eternal God, whose power upholds

293 There's a voice in the wilderness crying

294 We've a story to tell to the nations

Almsgiving and Other Offerings

295 We give thee but thine own

296 O Lord of heaven and earth and sea

297 Lord of all creation

For the Sick

298 From thee all skill and science flow

299 Father of mercy, Lover of all children

300 Thou to whom the sick and dying

For those that Travel and Absent Friends

301 Eternal Father, strong to save

302 O thou within whose sure control

303 Holy Father, in thy mercy

304 God be with you till we meet again


305 Now thank we all our God


306 To thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise

307 Come, ye thankful people, come

308 We plow the fields, and scatter

309 Hear us, O Lord, from heaven

310 Praise, O praise our God and King

311 Ring, ye bells of joy and praise

312 Praise to God, immortal praise

313 The year is swiftly waning

For our Country and for Peace

314 God save our gracious Queen

315 God the Omnipotent! King, who ordainest

316 God of our fathers, known of old

317 O King of kings, whose reign of old

318 O Lord of hosts, who didst upraise

319 It came upon the midnight clear

320 Lord of heaven and earth and ocean

321 Thy Kingdom come, O God

322 O God of love, O King of peace

323 The Queen, O God, her heart

324 Creation's Lord, who from thy heaven

325 Lord of the lands, beneath thy bending

326 O Canada

327 God of the nations of the earth

328 Behold the mountain of the Lord

329 Father eternal, ruler of creation

330 Break, day of God, O break

331 Peace in our time, O Lord

332 Turn back, O Man, forswear

333 My own dear land, where'er

334 O'er the trackless ocean guided

335 Mine eyes have seen the glory

336 From ocean unto ocean

For Special Occasions

337 Great God, to thee our hearts we raise

338 O Lord of hosts, whose glory fills

339 Lift the strain of high thanksgiving

340 O happy home

341 Lord of life, who once wast cradled

342 Gracious Savior, who didst honor

343 Lord of life and King of glory

344 Lord, behold us with thy favor

345 O Father, on our festal day

346 Only-begotten, Word of God eternal

347 Blessed city, heavenly Salem

348 Christ is made the sure foundation

349 Bowed low in supplication

General Hymns

Praise and Thanksgiving

350 All people that on earth do dwell

351 Before Jehovah's awful throne

352 From all that dwell below the skies

353 Praise, my soul, the King of heaven

354 All hail the power of Jesus' name

355 Through all the changing scenes of life

356 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning

357 At the Name of Jesus

358 Christ is our cornerstone

359 Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem

360 O worship the King all glorious above

361 Joy to the world! The Lord is come

362 Rejoice, ye pure in heart

363 I adore thee, I adore thee

364 When morning gilds the skies

365 Savior, blessed Savior

366 O Savior, precious Savior

367 Crown him with many crowns

368 Ancient of Days, who sittest throned in glory

369 Bright the vision that delighted

370 My God, how wonderful thou art

371 The God of Abraham praise

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

373 Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

374 Ye boundless realms of joy

375 Ye holy angels bright

376 Father of lights, in whom there is no shadow

377 O for a thousand tongues to sing

378 God of mercy, God of grace

379 O God, our help in ages past

380 Hail, thou once-despised Jesus

381 When all thy mercies, O my God

382 As pants the hart for cooling streams

383 Who is this, so weak and helpless

384 Praise to the Holiest in the height

385 Praise the Lord, ye heavens, adore him

386 The Lord is King! lift up thy voice

387 Lift up your heads, ye gates of brass

388 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

389 Look, ye saints! the sight is glorious

390 Stand up, and bless the Lord

391 Songs of praise the angels sang

392 Rejoice, the Lord is King

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

394 Angel voices ever singing

395 Come, let us join our cheerful songs

396 Hail to the Lord's Anointed

397 Alleluia, sing to Jesus

398 Ye watchers and ye holy ones

399 All creatures of our God and King

400 Rejoice today with one accord

401 Immortal, invisible, God only wise

402 How shall I sing that majesty

403 Joyful, joyful, we adore thee

Pilgrimage and Conflict

404 The Son of God goes forth to war

405 A safe stronghold our God is still

406 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah

407 Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

408 Brightly gleams our banner

409 On our way rejoicing

410 Who is on the Lord's side

411 Oft in danger, oft in woe

412 Onward, Christian soldiers

413 Children of the heavenly King

414 Forward, be our watchword

415 Soldiers, who are Christ's below

416 Christian, seek not yet repose

417 Far from my heavenly home

418 Far down the ages now

419 Soldiers of Christ, arise

420 Lord of the worlds above

421 Lord of our life, and God of our salvation

422 Faith of our fathers, living still

423 Hark, tis the watchman's cry

424 O happy band of pilgrims

425 For the might of thine arm we bless thee

426 I feel the winds of God today

427 He who would valiant be

428 Lead on, O King Eternal

429 O God of Bethel, by whose hand

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

431 In the silent midnight


432 King of love, O Christ

433 Jesus, meek and gentle

434 Jesus, my Lord, my God, my all

435 We have not known thee as we ought

436 Have mercy on us, God most high

437 Jesus, meek and lowly

438 Prayer is the soul's sincere desire

439 Three in One, and One in Three

440 Lord of mercy and of might

441 Holy Father, hear me

442 Shepherd divine, our wants relieve

443 Jesus, Lord of life and glory

444 When the world is brightest

445 O thou, from whom all goodness flows

446 O help us, Lord! each hour of need

447 Approach, my soul, the mercy-seat

448 Be thou my guardian and my guide

449 Lord, teach us how to pray aright

450 Lord, when we bend before thy throne

451 Father of heaven, whose love profound

452 Where high the heavenly temple stands

453 When our heads are bowed with woe

454 Father, hear the prayer we offer

House of Prayer

455 Great Shepherd of thy people, hear

456 Again, as evening's shadow falls

457 Jesus, where'er thy people meet

458 What various hindrances we meet

459 Jesus, stand among us

460 Lo, God is here! let us adore

461 Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing, fill our hearts

462 How beauteous are their feet

463 I love thy kingdom, Lord

464 Command thy blessing from above

465 O Lord, how joyful 'tis to see

466 We love the place, O God

467 My God, is any hour so sweet

468 God reveals his presence

469i Lord, behold us with thy blessing

469ii Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing; thanks for mercies


470 Love divine, all loves excelling

471 O Lord, who formedst me to wear

472 Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost

473 Hark, my soul! it is the Lord

474 Blow, winds of God

475 O love, how deep, how broad, how high

476 Spirit of God, descend

The Holy Spirit

477 Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest

478 Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove

479 Spirit divine, attend our prayers

480 Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire

481 Come, thou Holy Spirit, come

482 Creator Spirit, by whose aid

483 O Holy Ghost, thy people bless

484 O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace

485 Breathe on me, Breath of God

486 Lord God the Holy Ghost

487 Come down, O Love divine

488 Gracious Spirit, dwell with me

489 Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed

The Holy Name

490 How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds

491 Conquering kings their titles take

492 To the Name of our salvation

493 Jesus, the very thought of thee

494 O Jesus, King most wonderful

The Holy Scriptures

495 Father of mercies, in thy word

496 How precious is the book divine

497 O Word of God Incarnate

498 Lord, thy word abideth

499 How firm a foundation

Peace and Joy

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

501 Golden harps are sounding

502 Come unto me, ye weary

503 I heard the voice of Jesus say

504 Rest of the weary

505 O God, the Rock of Ages

506 O Christ, who holds the open gate

507 Fierce raged the tempest o'er the deep

508 From every stormy wind that blows

509 And now the wants are told, that brought

510 Jesus, lover of my soul

511 When the day of toil is done

512 Fierce was the wild billow

Faith and Penitence

513 We saw thee not when thou didst come

514 Lord Jesus, think on me

515 I know that my Redeemer lives

516 God moves in a mysterious way

517 Lord, as to thy dear Cross we flee

518 Behold the Lamb of God

519 Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom

520 Unto the hills around do I lift up

521 O for a faith that will not shrink

522 My faith looks up to thee

523 Jesus, thy blood and righteousness

524 Father, again in Jesus' Name we meet

525 Jesus, I will trust thee

526 Jesus is God: the solid earth

527 One who is all unfit to count

528 O thou, the contrite sinners' Friend

529 Just as I am, without one plea

530 O Jesus, thou art standing

531 The roseate hues of early dawn

532 Strong Son of God, immortal Love

Trust and Resignation

533 Art thou weary, art thou languid

534 Why should I fear the darkest hour

535 O let him whose sorrow

536 O Lord, how happy should we be

537 All ye who seek for sure relief

538 God is love; his mercy brightens

539 The King of love my Shepherd is

540 Jesus, I my cross have taken

541 Commit thou all thy ways

542 My God, my Father, while I stray

543 O for a heart to praise my God

544 Dear Lord and Father of mankind

545 There is a green hill far away

546 Thy way, not mine, O Lord

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

548 Come, thou long-expected Jesus

Christian Character

549 Fight the good fight with all thy might

550 Keep thyself pure! Christ's soldier

551 By cool Siloam's shady rill

552 Ye servants of the Lord

553 O God of truth, whose living word

554 Blest are the pure in heart

555 Blest be the tie that binds

556 Temple of God's Holy Spirit

557 Father, who on man dost shower

558 Stand up, stand up for Jesus

559 O Lord, our strength in weakness

The Church

560 May the grace of Christ our Savior

561 Thy hand, O God, has guided

562 Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round

563 The Church's one foundation

564 Jesus, thou hast willed it

565 In Christ there is no East or West

566 Through the night of doubt and sorrow


567 God be in my head

568 Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart

569 My God, my Father, make me strong

570 Holy offerings, rich and rare

571 All for Jesus, all for Jesus

572 O Jesus, I have promised

573 Thee will I love, my strength, my tower

574 Nearer, my God, to thee

575 My God, how endless is thy love

576 Take my life, and let it be

577 Thine for ever! God of love

578 In the hour of trial

579 Rock of ages, cleft for me

580 Thy life was given for me

581 Cast thy care on Jesus

582 O for a closer walk with God

583 Come, ye yourselves apart and rest awhile

584 Jesus, grant me this, I pray

585 Revive thy work, O Lord

The Cross

586 Must Jesus bear the Cross alone

587 Lord Jesus, when we stand afar

588 In the Cross of Christ I glory

589 Take up thy cross, the Savior said

590 The head that once was crowned with thorns

591 Thou art the way: to thee alone

592 O Savior, may we never rest

593 When I survey the wondrous Cross

594 We sing the praise of him who died

595 Into the woods thy Master went

596 My song is love unknown

God in Nature

597 God who touchest earth with beauty

598 For the beauty of the earth

599 Summer suns are glowing

600 This is my Father's world

601 All beautiful the march of days

602 The spacious firmament on high

603 There is a book, who runs may read

604 Fairest Lord Jesus, ruler of all nature

605 Into the heart of the wildwood

Communion of Saints and Life Everlasting

606 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

607 Jesus, these eyes have never seen

608 Jerusalem on high

609 O mother dear, Jerusalem

610 Jerusalem, my happy home

611 Let saints on earth in concert sing

612 A few more years shall roll

613 O what their joy and their glory must be

614 Where the Light for ever shineth

615 There is a blessed home

616 Lo, round the throne, a glorious band

617 Pleasant are thy courts above

618 Glorious things of thee are spoken

619 Palms of glory, raiment bright

620 There is a land of pure delight

621 Now the laborer's task is o'er

622 For ever with the Lord

623 There is no night in heaven

624 City of God, how broad and far

625 Hush! blessed are the dead

626 Brief life is here our portion

627 Jerusalem the golden

628 Light's abode, celestial Salem

629 Ten thousand times ten thousand

630 I heard the sound of voices

631 Those eternal bowers

632 O valiant hearts, who to your glory came

633 They whose course on earth is o'er

For Youth

634 Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy

635 O Jesus, strong and pure and true

636 Work, for the night is coming

637 Stars of evening

638 Youth of the world, arise

639 Shepherd of eager youth

640 I would be true

641 O Son of Man, our hero strong and tender

642 Yield not to temptation

643 God send us men

644i Father in heaven, who lovest all

644ii Land of our birth, we pledge to thee

645 O Son of Man, who walked each day

646 Just as I am, thine own to be

647 O Master Workman of the race

648 Day is dying in the west

Christian Service

649 O brother man, fold to thy heart

650 O Savior, when we have no work

651 Once to every man and nation

652 They who tread the path of labor

653 Ring out the grief

654 Where cross the crowded ways of life

655 And did those feet in ancient time

656 Rise up, O men of God

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

658 Lord of the strong

659 Judge eternal, throned in splendor

Chiefly for Personal Use

660 Immortal love for ever full

661 In full and glad surrender

662 Lord, it belongs not to my care

663 Let me be with thee where thou art

664 My God, I love thee; not because

665 My God, I thank thee, who hast made

666 One sweetly solemn thought

667 O Paradise, O Paradise

668 The sands of time are sinking

669 Father, to thee I come

670 Lord, for tomorrow and its needs

671 When on my day of life

672 Break thou the bread of life

673 On the resurrection morning

674 What do I owe

675 O Love that wilt not let me go

676 Christ, I am Christ's


677 God the Father, God the Son (Holy Ghost)

678 God the Father, God the Son (Penitence)

679 God the Father, God the Son (The Church)

680 God the Father, God the Son (The Incarnate Word)

681 God the Father, God the Son (The Passion)

682 Jesus, in thy dying woes (Seven Last Words)

Grace at Meals

683 Brother and Lord, among thy people sitting

Hymns for Children

684 Coming, coming--yes they are

685 Come, praise your Lord and Savior

686 Come, sing with holy gladness

687 The wise may bring their learning

688 Infant holy, Infant lowly

689 When mothers of Salem

690 The ships glide in

691 In the bleak midwinter

692 One there is above all others, o, how he loves

693 I think when I read that sweet story

694 Tell me the stories of Jesus

695 Can a little child like me

696 Jesus, tender Shepherd, hear me

697 Heavenly Father, send thy blessing

698 Loving Shepherd of thy sheep

699 Savior, teach me day by day

700 Now the light has gone away

701 Advent tells us Christ is near

702 In our work and in our play (Piggott)

703 Once again, dear Lord, we pray

704 Holy Spirit, hear us

705 Wise men seeking Jesus

706 Around the throne of God in heaven

707 See the shining dewdrops

708 Jesus, Friend of little children

709 Jesus, high in glory

710 Father, we thank thee for the night

711 Faithful Shepherd, feed me

712 Hushed was the evening hymn

713 Jesus loves me, this I know

714 Christian children, Advent bids you

715 Standing in the marketplace

716 Not ours to mourn and weep

717 I love to hear the story

718 We thank thee, O our Father

719 Jesus bids us shine

720 Do no sinful action

721 All things bright and beautiful

722 There is a Name most sweet on earth

723 Every morning the red sun

724 When he cometh, when he cometh

725 Who is he in yonder stall

726 Fair waved the golden corn

727 God sees the little sparrow fall

728 Praise him, praise him, all his children

729 Jesus, from thy throne on high

730 Looking upward every day

731 There came a little Child to earth

732 When Jesus was a baby

733 Once in royal David's city

734 Away in a manger, no crib for a bed


735 All my heart this night rejoices

736 See amid the winter's snow

737 Carol, sweetly carol

738 Unto us a boy is born

739 Silent night! Holy night!

740 Like silver lamps in a distant shrine

741 Good Christian men, rejoice

742 Stars all bright are beaming

743 Cradled all lowly

744 When Christ was born of Mary free

745 Twas in the moon of wintertime

746 Good King Wenceslas

747 Shepherds, in the field abiding

748 We three kings of Orient are

749 Come in, dear angels

750 The first Nowell the angel did say

Evangelistic Missions

751 I cannot tell why he, whom angels

752 I need thee, precious Jesus

753 I could not do without thee

754 I've found a Friend; O such a Friend

755 Thou didst leave thy throne and thy kingly crown

756 Come, ye disconsolate

757 O the bitter shame and sorrow

758 Through the love of God our Savior

759 My God, my Father, dost thou call

760 Weary of wandering from my God

761 Today thy mercy calls us

762 Lord, not despairingly

763 Jesus, and shall it ever be

764 There were ninety and nine

765 Alas, and did my Savior bleed

766 There is a fountain filled with blood

767 Beneath the cross of Jesus

768 O safe to the Rock that is higher than I

769 O come to the merciful Savior

770 Jesus, my Savior, look on me

771 Come to the Savior, make no delay

772 Safe in the arms of Jesus

773 Tell me the old, old story

774 Lord, I hear of showers of blessing

775 We have heard a joyful sound

776 There's a fight to be fought

777 Rescue the perishing, care for the dying

778 Savior, thy dying love

779 What a Friend we have in Jesus

780 Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling

781 Jesus keep me near the Cross

782 I love to tell the story

783 Spirit of the living God

784 My heart is resting

785 Jesus, Savior, pilot me

786 On a hill far away

787 More holiness give me

788 More love to thee, O Christ

789 I am trusting thee, Lord Jesus

790 I hear thy welcome voice

791 He leadeth me! O blessed thought

792 I need thee every hour

793 Pass me not, O gentle Savior

794 God loved the world

795 What a wonderful change

796 I must needs go home

797 In the secret of his presence

798 Jesus is standing in Pilate's hall

799 Souls of men! why will ye scatter

800 By Christ redeemed

801 O thou in all thy might so far

802 My hope is built on nothing less

803 King of glory, King of peace

Other Hymns

804 Hark, what mean those holy voices

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

806 Lamb of God, to thee we raise

807 Sing of Mary, pure and lowly

808 God of the prairies

Burial of the Dead

809 God of the living

810 Christ who knows all his sheep

At Close of Day

811A Ere we take our homeward way

811B Before thy throne, O Lord of heaven

811C O Savior, ere we part

811D On the wings of light

St. Patrick's Breastplate

812 I bind unto myself today

Ancient Office Hymns

These were numbered separately in older editions of this hymnal (AOH 1-40); I have only included those which are hymns; some pieces are antiphons from traditional liturgical sources, but were given without music in the Hymnal.

813 Christ's loving children, for his hope abiding

814 O splendor of God's glory bright

815 Now that the daylight fills the sky

816 Come, Holy Ghost, who ever One

817 O God of truth, O Lord of might

818 O God, creation's secret force

819 Before the ending of the day

820 O blest Creator of the light

821 O Trinity of blessed Light

823 From east to west, from shore to shore

824 Saint of God, elect and precious

825 All hail, ye little Martyr flowers

826 How vain the cruel Herod's fear

827 O kind Creator, bow thine ear

828 Now is the healing time decreed

829 The royal banners forward go

830 Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle

831 The Lamb's high banquet called to share

833 The apostles' hearts were full

834 That Eastertide with joy was bright

835 Eternal Monarch, King most high

836 Rejoice, the year upon its way

837 Be present, holy Trinity

838 The God whom earth and sea and sky

839 Let thine example, holy John

840 All ye who seek for Jesus, raise

841 To the Name of our salvation

842 Thee, O Christ, the Father's splendor

843 If there be that skills to reckon

844 The eternal gifts of Christ the King

845 O glorious King of martyr hosts

846 He, whose confession God

847 How blest the matron (virgin), who endued

850 The heavenly Word, proceeding forth

851 Day of wrath! O day of mourning!

852 Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest

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