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Index of The Universal Hymn Book, 1885


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Hymns for Sundays

001 O day of rest and gladness

002 This is the day the light was made

003 This is the day the Lord hath made

004 Great God, what do I see and hear

005 Lord, grant to us thy heavenly grace

006 In the midst of gloom and darkness

007 The advent of our King

008 Who is this? the long-expected

009 How precious is the book divine

010 Praise the Lord, rejoice ye Gentiles

011 Awake, awake, ye sons of earth

012 Bow down thine ear, almighty Lord

013 Lo, he comes, whom every nation

014 Rejoice, the Lord is King

015 On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry

016 Shadow of a mighty rock

017 Glory be to God on high, love to man

018 Angels, from the realms of glory

019 Set thine house in order

020 O God, the Rock of Ages

021 Within the Father's house

022 The Savior comes; no outward pomp

023 Glory be to thee, O Lord

024 My God, how wonderful thou art

025 O Lord of health and life, what tongue can tell

026 Unworthy though I be

027 Thee we adore, almighty Lord

028 Fierce was the storm of wind

029 Lord, send thy Spirit from above

030 Not by thy mighty hand

031 Blessed hope, that we the fallen

032 The Son of Man shall come

033 Songs of thankfulness and praise

034 Alleluia, song of gladness

035 Lo, like a bride in pure array

036 There shall be no more death

037 Jerusalem, my happy home

038 Almighty God, thy word is cast

039 How graciously the Lord invites

040 Christian, be thou content

041 Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost

042 Forty days and forty nights

043 O Lord and Bishop of our souls

044 Lord, when to thee this gentile came

045 This is the house of God

046 Walk in the light: so shalt thou know

047 O God most high, the soul that knows

048 The sun is sinking in the west

049 Thou who when the weary thousands

050 Where high the heavenly temple stands

051 The royal banners forward go

052 O thou, who in the form of God

053 All glory, laud, and honor

054 Ride on, ride on in majesty

055 At the Lamb's high feast we sing

056 Come ye, lift your joyous voices

057 Jesus Christ is risen today

058 Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven and voices raise

059 Christ is risen, ere the sun

060 Near the tomb where Christ hath been

061 O Savior, who didst come

062 We saw thee not when thou didst come

063 When Israel by divine command

064 Shepherd of the ransomed flock

065 O King of kings, thy blessing shed

066 How sweet the hour of closing day

067 Keep thou my heart that it may ne'er

068 Pour down thy Spirit, gracious Lord

069 Lord, in thy name thy servants plead

070 There is a land of pure delight

071 O Christ, thou hast ascended

072 Now is Christ's work of mercy

073 Thou who camest from above

074 Lord of the Church, we humbly pray

075 When God of old came down from heaven

076 Birthday of the Church of Christ

077 Come, Holy Spirit, come, send forth thy heavenly ray

078 Bright the vision that delighted

079 Maker, Upholder, Ruler, thee

080 Holy Father, hear my cry

081 God Almighty, who hast given

082 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

083 Come, let us join our cheerful songs

084 Three in One, and One in Three

085 Our God is love, O sweetly sing

086 O Love that casts out fear

087 Awake our zeal, awake our love

088 Room for the wanderer, room

089 O wondrous love that he whose bliss

090 Speak, for thy servant heareth

091 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah

092 Hark to the words of him like whom

093 Jesus, Lord, we look to thee

094 The Galilean fishers toil

095 A living stream as crystal clear

096 O ye, your Savior's Name who bear

097 O Father of the worlds supreme

098 O God of Bethel, by whose hand

099 Our days are but a shadow

100 Blessed are the sons of God

101 Rock of ages, cleft for me

102 Alas, what dangers hourly rise

103 When near Jerusalem of old

104 Lord of the Sabbath, hear us pray

105 To me, a sinner, chief of all

106 Does one small voice within thy soul

107 Almighty God, this truth we own

108 Now in a song of grateful praise

109 How beauteous are their feet

110 Father of mercies, send thy grace

111 Holy Spirit, in my breast

112 Not by the martyr's death alone

113 We sing the praise of him who died

114 O Lord, how happy should we be

115 The saints on earth and those above

116 O Savior, who at Nain's gate

117 The Church's one foundation

118 Great Father of our race

119 Ye servants of the Lord

120 To God the only wise

121 Holy Ghost, thou Light Divine

122 O that the Lord would guide my ways

123 Time is earnest, passing by

124 Thou who hast called us by thy word

125 Soldiers of Christ, arise

126 The simple trust that can confide

127 How shall I pray, O Lord, to thee

128 Lord, thine apostle asked of old

129 Return, O wanderer, return

130 Citizens of heaven

131 Now thank we all our God

132 Saints die and we should gently weep

133 We all, O God, unrighteous are

134 Come, thou long-expected Jesus

Hymns for Holy Days

135 O Jesus, our redeeming Lord

136 Jesus calls us! o'er the tumult

137 O thou, who didst with love untold

138 Thou art the way: to thee alone

139 Hark, the herald angels sing

140 Glory be to God on high, peace on earth

141 All praise to thee, eternal Lord

142 Ye faithful, approach ye

143 The martyr's crown is won today

144 The Son of God goes forth to war

145 O thou, who gav'st thy servant grace

146 An exile for the faith

147 All praise to thee, O Lord

148 Unlike the cry of infancy

149 O happy day, when first was poured

150 With thee, O Lord, begins the year

151 Long time ago a wondrous star

152 In the far-off eastern clime

153 The great Apostle called by grace

154 Christ, thy power is man's salvation

155 Blest are the pure in heart

156 O Zion, open wide thy gates

157 The highest and the holiest place

158 Bishop of the souls of men

159 Praise we the Lord this day

160 Jesus, Name of wondrous love

161 Have mercy, Lord, on me

162 Have mercy, Lord, O Lord, forgive

163 In sorrow and distress

164 Lord, in this thy mercy's day

165 Jesus gentle, Jesus sweet

166 Who is this that comes from Edom

167 Christian, seek not yet repose

168 O blessed Savior, is thy love

169 O what unbounded zeal and love

170 Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed

171 In the hour of trial

172 Remember me: show forth my death

173 Heavy and dark the clouds o'erhung

174 For ever here my rest shall be

175 Jesus is toiling patiently

176 Behold the Lamb of God

177 Ye that pass by, behold the Man

178 Shades of night are slowly falling

179 Come and deck the grave with flowers

180 The sepulchre is holding

181 The deed is done, ended the strife

182 Tis finished all, our souls to win

183 Awake, arise, and sing

184 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

185 Hark, my soul! it is the Lord

186 We praise thy grace, O Savior

187 Christ the Lion of Royal Judah

188 Blest be, O Lord, the grace of love

189 We know thee, Lord, the eternal Way

190 Sing to the Lord of bounty

191 Rise, Christian! Christ arose

192 Hail the day that sees him rise

193 On Olivet a little band

194 Spirit divine, attend our prayers

195 My God, what wondrous love was thine

196 Come, Holy Spirit, come; let thy bright beams arise

197 Our God is love, and all his saints

198 Buried in heathen darkness lay

199 Brightly did the light divine

200 The heavenly King must come

201 O heavenly Father, cleanse our lips

202 Creator of the rolling flood

203 O Rock of ages, one Foundation

204 We praise thy name, O Lord most high

205 Today, O Lord, the holy James

206 The choirs of ransomed Israel

207 Blessed are they whose hearts are pure

208 Ye saints, in blest communion

209 Arise and follow me

210 O Lord, thy presence is revealed

211 Around the throne of God a band

212 O Lord of Life and Light and Love

213 Come, ye sinners, poor and needy

213 Let the Church of God rejoice

214 O Jesus, O Redeemer

216 When thou, O Lord, didst send the twelve

217 How bright these glorious spirits shine

218 O praise the Lord for sweet and glad communion

219 Hark, the sound of holy voices

220 Blest are the dead that in the Lord are sleeping

221 O Christ, the Father's mirrored light

222 Resting within the place that knows no dangers

223 The leaders of the Church of Christ

224 O Christ, thy soldier's crown

Additional Hymns for Church Seasons

Advent

225 Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding

226 Lo, he comes with clouds descending

227 The good old times, how glorious

228 We are waiting, Jesus, waiting

229 We know that thou shalt come

230 What mean these voices lifted high in song

Christmas

231 God from on high hath heard

232 While shepherds watched their flocks by night

233 Christmas, tell the joyful tidings

234 Come ye lofty, come ye lowly

235 In the field with their flocks abiding

236 It came upon the midnight clear

Epiphany

237 O grant us light that we may know

238 The race that long in darkness pined

Lent

239 And doth the blessed Jesus wait

240 Approach, my soul, the mercy-seat

242 Just as I am, without one plea

243 Lord of mercy and of might

244 Lord, to thee alone we turn

245 Lord, when we bend before thy throne

246 O my Savior, lifted

247 Return and come to God

248 Sorrowful and weary

249 Weary of earth, and laden with my sin

250 When at thy footstool, Lord, I bend

251 When wounded sore, the stricken heart

Passiontide

252 Are there no wounds for me

253 Dark was the night and cold the ground

254 Glory be to Jesus

255 Go forth in spirit, go

256 O Jesus, in thy torture

257 O thou, the eternal Son of God

258 Savior, when in dust to thee

259 Savior, make me ever see

260 See the destined day arise

261 Son of Man, to thee I cry

262 Sweet the moments, rich in blessing

263 When I survey the wondrous Cross

264 Would'st thou learn the depth of sin

Easter

265 All hail, thou Resurrection!

266 Behold the tomb its prey restores

267 Christ the Lord is risen again

268 Christ is risen, Alleluia!

269 Hail, happy, happy Easter morn

270 Lo, the glad morn is come

271 O come, and with the early morn

272 This day the Lord is risen

Ascensiontide

273 Golden harps are sounding

274 Hail, Son of Man! Hail, mighty Lord!

275 O Jesus, who art gone before

276 Holy Ghost, Illuminator

276 See the Conqueror mounts in triumph

277 Thou art gone up on high

278 To thine own peaceful skies

Whitsuntide

279 Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire

280 Come, Holy Spirit, come, mercies revealing

281 Come, Holy Spirit, nigh

282 Gracious Spirit, Dove divine

283 Holy Ghost, the Infinite

Trinity

284 Reverently we worship thee

Hymns for Special Occasions

The Old and New Year

285 A journey lies before us

286 Another year has now begun

287 Another year of working

288 Day by day and year by year

289 Father, let me dedicate

290 For thy mercy and thy grace

291 Hail to another year

292 It is an unknown way

293 Jesus, blessed Savior

294 Lo, as the pilgrim standing on the shore

295 So teach me Lord to number

296 Standing at the portal

297 While, with ceaseless course, the sun

Holy Baptism

298 Father of love and Fount of grace

299 Glad sight! the holy Church

300 God of that glorious gift of grace

301 Lord, dependent on thy promise

302 Loved by God the Father

303 No sign we ask from heaven above

304 Savior, who thy flock art feeding

Confirmation

305 Before thine awful presence, Lord

306 God Almighty, in thy temple

307 Holy Spirit, Lord of glory

308 Jesus was the first to love us

309 Lord Jesus, on our forehead

310 Members of Christ, children of God

311 My God, accept my heart this day

312 O God, in whose all-searching eye

313 On, young Christian, fight and conquer

314 Our hearts and voices let us raise

315 When the threefold name was spoken

316 Who is on the Lord's side

Holy Communion

317 According to thy gracious word

318 Behold the traveler fed

319 Great Shepherd of thy ransomed flock

320 Hail, Jesus, Bread of Life

321 I come, O Father kind

322 Jesus, thou true and living Bread

323 Jesus, to thy table led

324 Jesus, great Redeemer

325 Lost in sin the Savior sought us

326 My God, and is thy table spread

327 No Gospel like this feast

328 O God, unseen, yet ever near

329 Till he come--O let the words

330 The hour is come; the feast is spread

331 To all thy servants who this day

332 Unto thy holy altar, Lord

Holy Matrimony

333 O Love, divine and golden

334 O thou by whom the life on earth

335 Since Jesus freely did appear

336 The voice that breathed o'er Eden

Burial of the Dead

337 Harsh were the notes of woe that rose

338 Hush, blessed are the dead

339 Lie down, frail body, here

340 O how they softly rest

341 O Man of sorrows, who didst die to save

342 Sleep on, beloved, sleep, and take thy rest

343 The precious seed of weeping

344 Thou hast stood here, Lord Jesus

345 Why do ye weeping stand

Ember Days

346 Guide thou, O God, the guardian hands

347 Lord of the living harvest

During Vacancy of Diocese or Parish

348 Eternal Shepherd, God most high

Institution to a Parish

349 We bid thee welcome in the name

For Church Workers

350 Work on and be not weary in well-doing

351 Lord, speak to me, that I may speak

On Laying Foundation or Cornerstone of Church

352 Thou who hast in Zion laid

Consecration of a Church

353 Come to thy Church, O Lord our God

Consecration of a Bishop

354 Jesus, Chief Shepherd of the souls

Dedication of an Organ

355 Angel voices ever singing

Home Missions

356 From homes in many a city

357 Soldiers of the Cross, arise

For Special Mission Service

358 Hark now, thou sinner, Jesus calls

Foreign Missions

359 Fling out the banner! let it float

360 From Greenland's icy mountains

361 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

362 Lord, a Savior's love displaying

363 O for the time when on the world

364 O'er the realms of pagan darkness

365 Spread, O spread, thou mighty word

366 Savior, sprinkle many nations

367 Souls in heathen darkness lying

368 Stand up for Jesus, Christian stand

369 Thou, whose almighty word

370 Uplift the blood-red banner

Missions to Jews

371 Great God of Abraham, hear our prayer

Harvest

372 Come, ye thankful people, come

373 Fountain of mercy, God of love

374 Here, O Lord, to thee we offer

375 Lord of the golden harvest

376 Praise to God, immortal praise

377 Summer ended, harvest o'er

378 We plow the fields, and scatter

379 In holy contemplation

380 What though fields of earth have yielded

Thanksgiving

381 God the Lord has heard our prayer

382 O come, loud anthems let us sing

383 Great God of hosts, our ears have heard

384 It is enough, and far and wide

Offertory

385 O Lord of heaven and earth and sea

386 O God of mercy, God of might

387 Within Bethesda's porches five

388 Here in thy temple, Lord of all

For Use in Hospitals and Hospital Chapels

389 O God, the Holy Ghost

390 Father of mercies, who of old

For a Sick Person, Specially Prayer For

391 When Jesus on this earth

Times of Trouble

392 God, Lord of Sabaoth, King who ordainest

393 Thou that sendest sun and rain

394 Dread Jehovah, God of nations

395 When Abram full of sacred awe

396 See, gracious God, before the throne

397 In grief and fear to thee, O Lord

398 God of my life, to thee I call

399 Not for three or four transgressions

Friendly Societies

400 One there is above all others, well deserves

401 Our souls shall magnify the Lord

402 Try us, O God, and search the ground

Young Men's Friendly Societies

403 Friends, brothers, through the land

404 Soldiers of the Cross, servants of the Lord

405 True-hearted, whole-hearted, faithful and loyal

Girls' Friendly Societies

406 We are Christ's for ever

407 Maiden, art thou faint and weary

408 Onwards, upwards, heavenwards

Flower Service

409 Almighty God, to whom we owe

410 See the lilies in the field

411 Thanks, O Father, for thy love

For Use at Sea

412 Tossed upon life's raging billow

413 Almighty Father, hear our cry

414 Lord, whom winds and seas obey

415 The floods lift up their waves, O God

For Those at Sea, in Stormy Weather

416 This night, O Lord, we lift our cry to thee

Processional, Choral Festivals, &c.

417 Fight the good fight with all thy might

418 Onward, Christian soldiers

419 Rejoice, ye pure in heart

The Queen's Accession

420 God save our gracious Queen

For Unity

421 O thou who from one blood didst make

Children's Hymns

422 Father, in the morning light

423 Father, holy Father

424 As by the wondrous working

425 Canst thou count the stars that twinkle

426 Christ is our great High Priest

427 Faithful Shepherd, feed me

428 For the freshness of the morning

429 God of mercy, throned on high

430 Glory to the Father give

431 Great God, and wilt thou condescend

432 Great Creator, Lord of all

433 Heavenly Father, send thy blessing

434 Jesus was once despised and low

435 Not only as a sacrifice

436 On the cross the Savior see

437 O loving Savior who didst call

438 Proud of what we deem our worth

439 There's a Friend for little children

440 The last dread day of all has come

441 There is a path that leads to God

442 The infant Savior very soon

443 When to the House of God we go

444 Father, through the coming night

445 Hear thy children, gentle Jesus

446 Jesus, tender Shepherd, hear me

447 Now the day is over

448 Brightly gleams our banner

General Hymns

449i Awake, my soul, and with the sun

449ii All praise to thee, who safe hast kept

450 Father, by thy love and might

451 Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear

452 My Father kept me through the night

453 New every morning is the love

454 A few more years shall roll

455 A quiet eve at Bethany

456 A Spirit, mighty God, thou art

457 All-gracious Spirit, Fount of Love

458 All hail the power of Jesus' name

459 All people that on earth do dwell

460 All ye who seek a comfort sure

461 Art thou weary, art thou languid

462 As through the wilderness we stray

463 Awake and sing the song

464 Be thou my guardian and my guide

465 Before Jehovah's awful throne

466 Before the throne of God

467 Brief life is here our portion

468 Christian, press forward

469 Come, bend the knee in prayer and praise

470 Come, Holy Ghost, in love

471 Come unto me, ye weary

472 Come up hither, hark, the summons

473 Commit thou all thy griefs

474 Courage, my soul, behold the prize

475 Crown him with many crowns

476 Crowned a King and Savior

477 Dear fainting pilgrim on life's weary road

478 Dear Lord, attend our prayer

479 Every woe thou bearest

480 Father of heaven above

482 Fierce raged the tempest o'er the deep

483 Go forward, Christian soldier

484 God is love, his mercy brightens

485 God moves in a mysterious way

486 God of all power and truth and grace

487 God of mercy, God of grace

488 He is my Shepherd; I his sheep

489 Help and salvation, Lord, I crave

490 High in yonder realms of light

491 How helpless guilty nature lies

492 How kind our Father's voice

493 How long, O Lord, our Savior

494 How sweet the Gospel-trumpet sounds

495 How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds

496 I heard the voice of Jesus say

497 I need thee, precious Jesus

498 I will guide thee--gracious promise

499 Jerusalem the golden

500 Jesus, lover of my soul

501 Jesus, I will trust thee

502 Jesus, the Christ of God

503 King of kings and Lord of lords

504 Life is sweet, and many blessings

505 Like a river glorious

506 Lo, the darkness gathers round us

507 Lo, what a cloud of witnesses

508 Look away to Jesus

509 Lord, I care not for riches

510 Lord, I hear of showers of blessing

511 Lord Jesus, by thy Passion

512 Lord Jesus, when we stand afar

513 Lord Jesus, are we one with thee?

514 Maker of all, vouchsafe to bless

515 More light, more life, more love

516 Much in sorrow, oft in woe

517 My God, my Father, while I stray

518 Nearer, my God, to thee

519 No disappointment yonder

520 Now the daily toilsome walk

521 O comfort to the weary

522 O God, our help in ages past

523 O happy band of pilgrims

524 O Jesus, I have promised

525 O Jesus, Jesus, my good Lord

526 O Lord, how joyful 'tis to see

527 O Lord, how lovely is thy Name

528 O Lord, I look to thee

529 O Lord, turn not thy face from me

530 O Love divine, that stooped to share

531 O make it plain, my God

532 O my Savior, hear me

533 O praise our great and gracious Lord

534 O render thanks to God above

535 O Savior, precious Savior

536 O Son Eternal, uncreate

537 O thou, from whom all goodness flows

538 O what their joy and their glory must be

539 O word of pity, for our pardon pleading

540 O worship the King all glorious above

541 O for a beam of heavenly light

542 O for a faith that will not shrink

543 O for a heart to praise my God

544 O let him whose sorrow

545 O, no, it is not death to fly

546 O taste and see that he is good

547 Onward, upward, Christian soldier

548 Our glorious home above

549 Our Mother Church of England

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

551 Pleasant are thy courts above

552 Praises to him who built the hills

553 Rejoice, ye saints, rejoice and praise

554 Round the sacred city gather

555 Safe in the arms of Jesus

556 Savior, blessed Savior

557 Sing, O heavens, the Lord hath done it

558 Sinner, hear, a voice from heaven

559 Sit down beneath his shadow

560 Songs of praise the angels sang

561 Stand up, stand up for Jesus

562 Take, O Lord, my faithless heart

563 Take up thy cross, the Savior said

564 Ten thousand times ten thousand

565 Thanks for the love that sent the Christ

566 The day was done; beside the sultry shore

567 The deed was done, the Lamb was slain

568 The head that once was crowned with thorns

569 The Lord our God is King

570 The strain upraise of joy and praise

571 The world is very evil

572 There is an eye that never sleeps

573 There is a fountain filled with blood

574 There is an hour when I must part

575 There is no night in heaven

576 Thine for ever! God of love

577 Thou boundless source of every good

578 Thou understandest, O, how sweet

579 Through the night of doubt and sorrow

580 Thy Kingdom come, O Lord

581 Thy way, not mine, O Lord

582 Tis for conquering kings to gain

583 Tis one vast united army

584 We fain would love thee, dearest Lord

585 We've no abiding city here

586 What wisdom, majesty and grace

587 When day's shadows lengthen

588 When our heads are bowed with woe

589 When sorrow shades this heart of mine

590 When the dark waves round us roll

591 While through this barren wilderness

592 With joy we meditate the grace

593 Ye boundless realms of joy

594 Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim

Litanies

595 Jesus, life of those who die

596 God the Father, God the Son

Evening Hymns

597 Abide with me; fast falls the eventide

598 All praise to thee, my God, this night

599 As calmly in the glowing west

600 At even, ere the sun was set

601 Day is past and gone

602 Ere another Sabbath close

603 Ere the waning light decay

604 Father of light, whose love and power

605 Father, thou hast made the day

606 God be merciful and love us

607 God the Father, be thou near

608 God who madest earth and heaven

609 Holy Father, cheer our way

610 Lighten our darkness, Lord, we need thy Light

611 Now the solemn shadows darken

612 Savior, abide with us

613 Savior, breathe an evening blessing

614 Sun of my soul, thou Savior dear

615 Sweet Savior, bless us ere we go

616 The evening's shadowy dimness

617 The day is past and over

618 The radiant morn hath passed away

619 Yet one more day is well-nigh flown

620 Be with us all for evermore


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