Index of Hymns for Today's Church, 1982, 1987

This hymnal was prepared in two editions, 1982 and 1987, although the second edition is only slightly different from the first. For more information, please go to the Jubilate website.

Not all of the files linked here are presently available. The headings below are those found in the original text.

Holy Trinity

001 Father eternal, Lord of the ages

002 Father in heaven, grant to your children

003 Father most holy, merciful and loving

004 My Lord of light

005 I bind unto myself today

006 O Trinity, O Trinity

007 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

008 Praise the Father, God of justice

009 The God of Abraham praise

010 We believe in God almighty

011 We give immortal praise

012 Three in One, and One in Three

Lord and Father: Creating and Sustaining

013 All creatures of our God and King

014 All people that on earth do dwell

015 Before Jehovah's awful throne

016 Come with all joy to sing to God

017 Come, rejoice before your maker

018 Come, worship God who is worthy of honor

019 Now praise the protector of heaven

020 I'll praise my Maker while I've breath

021 Immortal, invisible, God only wise

022 King of the universe

023 Let us with a gladsome mind

024 O worship the King all glorious above

025 Praise him, praise him, praise him

026 The works of the Lord are created in wisdom

027 Who can measure heaven and earth

Lord and Father: Gracious and Merciful

028 Amazing grace, how sweet the sound

029 Faithful Shepherd, feed me

030 Fill your hearts with joy and gladness

031 Give to our God immortal praise

032 Like a mighty river flowing

033 Now thank we all our God

034 O bless the Lord, my soul

035 O God of Jacob, by whose hand

036 O God, beyond all praising

037 O God, our help in ages past

038 Praise, my soul, the King of heaven

039 When all thy mercies, O my God

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

041 Tell his praise in song and story

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

043 Thank you, O Lord of earth and heaven

044 The King of love my Shepherd is

045 The Lord my shepherd rules my life

046 Through all the changing scenes of life

047 Timeless love! We sing the story

048 Unto the hills around do I lift up

Lord and Savior: Promised and Incarnate

049 A great and mighty wonder

050 Behold, the great Creator makes

051 Child in the manger

052 Come, thou long-expected Jesus

053 Child of the stable's secret birth

054 Earth was waiting, spent and restless

055 Faithful vigil ended

056 Of the Father's love begotten

057 Had he not loved us

058 Jesus, hope of every nation

059 Hark, the herald angels sing

060 Holy Child, how still you lie

061 Let all mortal flesh keep silence

062 Love came down at Christmas

063 Thou who wast rich beyond all splendor

064 To us a Child of royal birth

065 O come, all ye faithful

066 O come, O come Emmanuel

067 Once in royal David's city

068 The darkness turns to dawn

069 When things began to happen

070 Within a crib my Savior lay

071 The people that in darkness walked

Lord and Savior: Born

072 Away in a manger, no crib for a bed

073 A messenger named Gabriel

074 Shepherds came, their praises bringing

075 A song was heard at Christmas

076 All my heart this night rejoices

077 Angels, from the realms of glory

078 Christians, awake! salute the happy morn

079 Christmas for God's holy people

080 Come all you good people

081 Come and sing the Christmas story

082 Glad music fills the Christmas sky

083 Unto us a boy is born

084 God rest you merry, gentlemen

085 Good Christian men, rejoice

086 Infant holy, Infant lowly

087 It came upon the midnight clear

088 O little town of Bethlehem

089 O Prince of peace whose promised birth

090 See amid the winter's snow

091 See him lying on a bed of straw

092 Sing lullaby!

093 The first Nowell the angel did say

094 While shepherds watched their flocks by night

095 Silent night! Holy night!

Lord and Savior: Growing, Teaching, Serving

096 Jesus, good above all other

097 Lord, who left the highest heaven

098 Songs of thankfulness and praise

099 As with gladness men of old

100 Wise men, they came to look for wisdom

101 Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy

102 Son of God, eternal Savior

103 Forty days and forty nights

104 Jesus calls us! o'er the tumult

105 Immortal love for ever full

106 With loving hands

107 My Lord, I did not choose you

108 O changeless Christ, for ever new

109 Jesus, come, for we invite you

110 Blest are the pure in heart

111 Forgive our sins as we forgive

112 Lord Jesus, once you spoke to men

113 Thou art the way: by thee alone

114 Take up thy cross, the Savior said

115 Christ, upon the mountain peak

116 Our Savior Christ once knelt in prayer

117 When Jesus led his chosen three

118 My Lord, you wore no royal crown

119 Ride on, ride on in majesty

120 All glory, laud, and honor

121 We saw thee not when thou didst come

Lord and Savior: Suffering and Dying

122 A purple robe

123 Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended

124 Alas, and did my Savior bleed

125 Downtrodden Christ

126 Glory be to Jesus

127 Empty he came

128 Hark, the voice of love and mercy

129 He stood before the court

130 Man of sorrows, what a name

131 It is a thing most wonderful

132 Lord Christ, we praise your sacrifice

133 Lord Jesus, for my sake you come

134 O dearest Lord, thy sacred head

135 O Christ, the master carpenter

136 My song is love unknown

137 See, Christ was wounded for our sake

138 No weight of gold or silver

139 O sacred head, surrounded

140 Praise to the Holiest in the height

141 The hands of Christ

142 Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle

143 The Lord made man, the scriptures tell

144 There is a fountain filled with blood

145 Through all our days we'll sing the praise

146 We sing the praise of him who died

147 When I survey the wondrous Cross

148 There is a green hill far away

Lord and Savior: Risen and Victorious

149 All shall be well

150 Christ the Lord is risen today

151 Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven and voices raise

152 Comes Mary to the grave

153 Christ the Lord is risen again

154 Good Christian men, rejoice and sing

155 Jesus Christ is risen today

156 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

157 Light's glittering morn bedecks the sky

158 Low in the grave he lay

159 Now lives the Lamb of God

160 Come, ye faithful, raise the strain

161 The day of Resurrection

162 These are the facts as we have received them

163 The strife is o'er, the battle done

164 This day above all days

165 This joyful Eastertide

166 Welcome, happy morning

167 Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son

168 Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

Lord and Savior: Ascended and Reigning

169 I know that my Redeemer lives

170 Alleluia, sing to Jesus

171 Ascended Christ

172 At the Name of Jesus

173 Christ triumphant, ever reigning

174 Crown him with many crowns

175 Hail, thou once-despised Jesus

176 Hail the day that sees him rise

177 He walks among the golden lamps

178 Jesus, our hope, our heart's desire

179 Look, ye saints! the sight is glorious

180 Rejoice, the Lord is King

181 See the Conqueror mounts in triumph

182 The head that once was crowned with thorns

183 The Lord is King! lift up thy voice

184 Where high the heavenly temple stands

185 Won, the victor's crown

Lord and Savior: Returning and Triumphant

186 Blow upon the trumpet

187 City of God, Jerusalem

188 Come and see the shining hope

189 Great God, what do I see and hear

190 Hail to the Lord's Anointed

191 God is working his purpose out

192 Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding

193 Hark the glad sound! the Savior comes

194 I cannot tell why he, whom angels

195 Jesus came, the heavens adoring

196 Lo, he comes with clouds descending

197 Joy to the world! The Lord is come

198 Let the desert sing

199 Wake, O wake, and sleep no longer

200 When the King shall come again

201 When the Lord in glory comes

202 Thou art coming, O my Savior

Lord and Savior: Praised and Worshiped

203 All hail the power of Jesus' name

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

205 Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem

206 Come, let us join our cheerful songs

207 Come, let us worship the Christ of creation

208 Come sing the praise of Jesus

209 Fairest Lord Jesus, ruler of all nature

210 Hail, Redeemer, King divine

211 How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds

212 I will sing the wondrous story

213 Jesus the name high over all

214 Join all the glorious names

215 Let us love and sing and wonder

216 Savior Christ, in praise we name him

217 Love divine, all loves excelling

218 Name of all majesty

219 O for a thousand tongues to sing

220 Praise be to Christ in whom we see

221 The brightness of God's glory

222 To the Name of our salvation

223 When morning gilds the skies

Lord and Spirit: Breath of Life

224 Away with our fears

225 Born by the Holy Spirit's breath

226 Breathe on me, Breath of God

227 Come, thou Holy Spirit, come

228 Christ, on whom the Spirit rested

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

230 Let every Christian pray

231 Come down, O Love divine

232 Creator Spirit, come inspire

233 Filled with the Spirit's power

234 Fire of God, titanic Spirit

235 Holy Spirit, Truth divine

236 May we, O Holy Spirit, bear your fruit

237 O breath of life, come sweeping through us

238 O Holy Spirit, come to bless

239 O Holy Spirit, giver of life

240 Spirit divine, attend our prayers

241 Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed

242 Spirit of God most high

243 Spirit of God within me

244 The Spirit came, as promised

245 There's a spirit in the air

246 Spirit of holiness, wisdom and faithfulness

247 Father of mercies, in thy word

248 God hath spoken by his prophets

249 How sure the scriptures are

250 Lord, be thy word my rule

251 Lord, thy word abideth

252 Powerful in making us wise to salvation

253 Speak, Lord, in the stillness

254 The heavens declare thy glory, Lord

255 Thanks to God whose Word was spoken

Years and Seasons

256 Christ be the Lord of all our days

257 Father, let me dedicate

258 For thy mercy and thy grace

259 Lord of our growing years

260 Great is thy faithfulness

261 Lord of the changing year

262 O Christ of all the ages, come

263 O Christ the same, through all our story's pages


264 Awake, my soul, and with the sun

265 Morning has broken

266 Christ, whose glory fills the skies

267 Lord, as I wake, I turn to you

268 Lord, as the day begins

269 My Father, for another night

270 New every morning is the love

271 We share a new day's dawn

272 Welcome to another day


273 Almighty Lord, the holy One

274 Glory to thee, my God, this night

275 Hail, gladdening Light

276 Before the ending of the day

277 Light of gladness, Lord of glory

278 Lighten our darkness now the day is ended

279 Round me falls the night

280 The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended

281 Savior, again to thy dear name we raise

Land, Sea and Harvest

282 God whose farm is all creation

283 All things bright and beautiful

284 Come, ye thankful people, come

285 Eternal Father, strong to save

286 For the fruits of his creation

287 O Lord of heaven and earth and sea

288 Praise God for the harvest of farm and field

289 Roar the waves

290 The earth is yours, O God

291 To you, O Lord, our hearts we raise

292 We plow the fields, and scatter

293 God of mercy, God of grace

Marriage, Home and Children

294 Jesus the Lord of love and life

295 Eternal Father, Lord of life

296 Father on high to whom we pray

297 Lord Jesus Christ, invited Guest and Savior

298 For the beauty of the earth

299 Great God, we praise your mighty love

300 Happy the home that welcomes you, Lord Jesus

301 His eyes will guide my footsteps

302 Jesus, Lord, we pray

303 Jesus loves me, this I know

304 There's a song for all the children

305 Loving Shepherd of thy sheep

Work and Leisure: Art and Science

306 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

307 Angel voices ever singing

308 Come to us, creative Spirit

309 Jesus is the Lord of living

310 From thee all skill and science flow

311 God is love, his the care

312 Let creation bless the Father

313 O God, you give to all mankind

314 O Lord of every shining constellation

Health and Healing

315 At even, ere the sun was set

316 Lord Jesus, think on me

317 When Jesus walked upon this earth

318 We give God thanks for those who knew

319 Heal me, hands of Jesus

Nations, Justice and Peace

320 Creator of the earth and skies

321 Christ is the world's light

322 In Christ there is no East or West

323 Christ is the world's true Light

324 God of grace and God of glory

325 God save and bless our nation

326 God save our gracious Queen (revised)

327 Here, Lord, we come to you

328 Lord, for the years

329 Judge eternal, throned in splendor

330 May God be gracious to us

331 Rejoice, O land, in God thy might

332 Remember, Lord, the world you made

333 The kingdom of God is justice and joy

334 Thy Kingdom come, O God

335 When Christ was lifted from the earth

Praise and Adoration

336 Bring to the Lord a glad new song

337 Come, thou fount of every blessing

338 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning

339 Eternal light, shine in my heart

340 God of gods, we sound his praises

341 God, we praise you, God, we bless you

342 Let all the world in every corner sing

343 New songs of celebration render

344 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

345 Praise the Lord, his glories show

346 Praise we offer, Lord of glory

347 Rejoice today with one accord

348 Shout for joy, loud and long

349 Sing a new song unto the Lord

350 Songs of praise the angels sang

351 Stand up, and bless the Lord

352 Sing to God new songs of worship

353 Ye holy angels bright

Penitence and Prayer

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

355 Christian, seek not yet repose

356 Dear Lord and Father of mankind

357 Father and God, from whom our world derives

358 Father God in heaven, Lord most high

359 Father of heaven, whose love profound

360 Father, hear the prayer we offer

361 God made me for himself

362 How can we sing with joy to God

363 Great Shepherd of thy people, hear

364 Jesus, stand among us

365 Listen to my prayer, Lord

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

367 Lord, teach us how to pray aright

368 O for a closer walk with God

369 My God, how wonderful thou art

370 May the grace of Christ our Savior

371 Jesus, where'er thy people meet

372 Prayer is the soul's sincere desire

373 What a Friend we have in Jesus

The Lord's Day

374 Be thou my guardian and my guide

375 Come, let us with our Lord arise

376 First of the week and finest day

377 Sweet is the work, my God, my King

378 Ring from your steeple

379 This is the day the Lord hath made

380 This is the day of light

Christian Initiation

381 Baptized in water

382 Born of the water

383 Christians, lift up your hearts

384 Father, now behold us

385 God the Father, Name we treasure

386 Have you not heard

387 My trust I place in God's good grace

388 This is the truth which we proclaim

389 We know that Christ is raised and dies no more

390 Now through the grace of God

Holy Communion

391 All holy Father, king of endless glory

392 And now, O Father, mindful of the love

393 As we break the bread

394 At the supper, Christ the Lord

395 Author of life divine

396 Bread of the world in mercy broken

397 Before the eternal King and Priest

398 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

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

400 Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness

401 Draw nigh and take the Body of the Lord

402 Father almighty, we your humble servants

403 For the bread which you have broken

404 Here, Lord, we take the broken Bread

405 He gave his life in selfless love

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

407 I am not worthy, holy Lord

408 I come with joy to meet my Lord

409 I hunger and I thirst

410 O Lord, you gave in love divine

411 In the quiet consecration

412 In memory of the Savior's love

413 Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts

414 Let us talents and tongues employ

415 The Son of God proclaim

416 Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendor

417 Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us

418 My God, and is thy table spread

419 Now let us from this table rise

420 O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray

421 O God, unseen, yet ever near

422 O joy of God, that comest in the morning

423 Strengthen for service, Lord, the hands

424 O Sacrifice of Calvary

Faith and Trust

425 Abide with me; fast falls the eventide

426 Can we by searching find out God

427 God the Father of creation

428 Christ, our King before creation

429 Firmly I believe and truly

430 How firm a foundation

431 Have faith in God, my heart

432 I am not skilled to understand

433 I am trusting thee, Lord Jesus

434 I believe in God the Father

435 I bless the Christ of God

436 I hear the words of love

437 Lord, I was blind; I could not see

438 Jesus, lover of my soul

439 Not all the blood of beasts

440 Just as I am, without one plea

441 O come, our all-victorious Lord

442 O happy day that fixed my choice

443 Souls of men! why will ye scatter

444 Rock of ages, cleft for me

445 Safe in the shadow of the Lord

446 We rest on thee, our shield and our defender

447 Out of darkness let light shine

Hope and Confidence

448 I'm not ashamed to own my Lord

449 A debtor to mercy alone

450 How good is the God we adore

451 All my hope on God is founded

452 And can it be that I should gain

453 Before the throne of God above

454 Eternal Light, eternal Light

455 Father, although I cannot see

456 It was a man who was born

457 He lives in us, the Christ of God

458 In heavenly love abiding

459 In Christ shall all be made alive, we sing

460 Jesus, thy blood and righteousness

461 Jesus, priceless treasure

462 My hope is built on nothing less

463 Like a river glorious

464 Still nigh me, O my Savior, stand

465 O the deep, deep love of Jesus

466 Through the night of doubt and sorrow

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

Love and Devotion

468 Beloved, let us love: for love is of God

469 All for Jesus, all for Jesus

470 As water to the thirsty

471 It passeth knowledge, that dear love of thine

472 Hark, my soul! it is the Lord

473 Happy are they, they that love God

474 Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost

475 I love you, O Lord, you alone

476 Jesus, my Lord, my God, my all

477 Light of the minds that know him

478 Jesus, the very thought of thee

479 My God, I love thee; not because

480 Lord God, your love has called us here

481 Love is his word, love is his way

482 Loved with everlasting love

483 O for a heart to praise my God

484 O Jesus, King most wonderful

485 Thee will I love, my strength, my tower

486 O Love that wilt not let me go

487 O the bitter shame and sorrow

488 Praise for the mighty love

Unity and Growth

489 All creating heavenly Giver

490 As sons of the day and daughters of light

491 Christ from whom all blessings flow

492 Christ is the King, O friends rejoice

493 Help us, O Lord, to learn

494 Glorious things of thee are spoken

495 God of eternity, Lord of the ages

496 God our Father, bless your people

497 How good a thing it is

498 Look, Lord, in mercy as we pray

499 Lord of the Church, we pray for our renewing

500 Risen Lord, whose name we cherish

501 The Church's one foundation

502 O Christ, the great foundation

503 Now let us learn of Christ

Mission and Ministry

504 Church of God, elect and glorious

505 Go forth and tell

506 Thou, whose almighty word

507 How shall they hear the word of God

508 Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim

509 Lift up your heads, ye gates of brass

510 Lord, speak to me, that I may speak

511 Lord, your church on earth is seeking

512 O thou who makest souls to shine

513 O Spirit of the living God

514 One holy apostolic church

515 Revive thy work, O Lord

516 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

517 Send out the gospel! Let it sound

518 To him we come--Jesus Christ our Lord

519 We have a gospel to proclaim

520 Come, thou Holy Spirit, come

520 Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

521 Tell all the world of Jesus

Conflict and Endurance

522 Christ's Church shall glory in his power

523 God is our fortress and our rock

524 Oft in danger, oft in woe

526 Fight the good fight with all thy might

527 God is our strength and refuge

528 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah

529 Lord of our life, and God of our salvation

530 O happy band of pilgrims

531 O Jesus, I have promised

532 Onward, Christian soldiers

533 Soldiers of Christ, arise

534 Soldiers of the Cross, arise

535 Stand up, stand up for Jesus

536 Thy hand, O God, has guided

537 Who honors courage here

Commitment and Character

538 Come, praise the name of Jesus

539 Father of all, whose laws have stood

540 Help us to help each other, Lord

541 Fill thou my life, O Lord my God

542 Forth in the peace of Christ we go

543 God be in my head

544 Freedom and life are ours

545 Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart

546 Lord, you need no house

547 Lord of all power, I give you my will

548 Lord of the cross of shame

549 Lord Jesus, let these eyes of mine

550 May the mind of Christ my Savior

551 My God, accept my heart this day

552 O thou who camest from above

553 O Master Christ, draw near to take

554 Take my life, and let it be

555 Thy way, not mine, O Lord

556 Thine for ever! God of love

557 In full and glad surrender

Anniversary: Special Occasions

558 We love the place, O God

559 Christ is made the sure foundation

560 God is here; as we his people

561 God of light and life's creation

562 God our Father and Creator

563 Here within this house of prayer

564 Christ is our cornerstone

The Church Triumphant: Heaven

565 Jerusalem on high

566 Children of the heavenly King

567 For all the saints who from their labors rest

568 Give praise for famous men

569 Jerusalem, my happy home

570 Heavenly hosts in ceaseless worship

571 Here from all nations, all tongues and all peoples

572 How bright these glorious spirits shine

573 Jerusalem the golden

574 Let saints on earth in concert sing

575 There is a land of pure delight

576 Ten thousand times ten thousand

577 The Son of God goes forth to war

Doxology: Glory to God

578 Bright the vision that delighted

579 By every nation, race and tongue

580 From all that dwell below the skies

581 Glory be to God in heaven

582 Glory in the highest to the God of heaven

583 Praise the Lord, ye heavens, adore him

584 To God be the glory, great things he has done

585 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow

586 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow

Traditional Texts

587 All hail the power of Jesus' name

588 And can it be that I should gain

589 Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire

590 He who would valiant be

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

592 God save our gracious Queen

Traditional Texts (2nd Edition Only)

593 Rock of ages, cleft for me

594 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

595 Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

596 O thou who camest from above

597 O come, all ye faithful

Additional Hymns and Canticles (2nd Edition Only)

598 Ye servants of the Lord

599 O bless the God of Israel

600 In the bleak midwinter

601 On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry

602 We come as guests invited

603 King of glory, King of peace

604 Bless the Lord, creation sings

605 Great and wonderful are your deeds

606 All glory be to God on high

607 Jesus, Savior of the world

608 Bless the Lord as day departs

609 Come, praise the Lord

610 Bless the Lord, our fathers' God

611 Lord, now let your servant

612 Before the heaven and earth

Songs (numbered separately)

S.01 Alleluia, alleluia, as we walk along beside you

S.02 Come into his presence singing

S.03 Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord

S.04 Bind us together, Lord

S.05 Father, we adore you

S.06 Broken for me, broken for you

S.07 He is Lord, he is Lord

S.08 Come and praise the Lord our King

S.09 Sovereign Lord, Sovereign Lord

S.10 I am the bread of life

S.11 Give me joy in my heart

S.12 God forgave my sin in Jesus' name

S.13 God has spoken to his people

S.14 Holy, holy, holy, holy

S.15 I will sing, I will sing a song unto the Lord

S.16 I want to walk with Jesus Christ

S.17 Jesus is Lord

S.18 Let us praise God together

S.19 Make me a channel of your peace

S.20 Make us worthy, Lord

S.21 Praise him, praise him, all his children

S.22 Sing alleluia to the Lord

S.23 Spirit of the living God, fall afresh on me

S.24 Spirit of the living God, move among us all

S.25 The Virgin Mary had a baby boy

S.26 A new commandment I give unto you

S.27 There's no greater name than Jesus

S.28 This is the day, this is the day

S.29 We have come into his house

S.30 You are worthy

S.31 Praise the Lord our God

S.32 Angels, praise him

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