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Ancient and Modern (Anglican Hymns) A&M 601- 636

Hymns Ancient and Modern is a compilation of Anglican English Hymn. It is known as Hymns Ancient and Modern Revised aka A&M. Ancient and Modern (Anglican Hymns) A&M 601- 636.

Ancient and modern hymns are 636  hymns and still counting. So, for the sake of convenience and easy navigation, we split it into sections (in 50s).

The Igbo version is known as Ekpere na Abu. We have also compiled Abu Anglican Igbo 1 to 400. See them here:

Ancient and Modern (Anglican Hymns) A&M 601- 636


 A & M 601 Christ is now risen again from his death and all his pain

1. Christ is now risen again
from his death and all his pain;
therefore will we merry be,
and rejoice with him gladly. Alleluia!

2. Since he is risen indeed
let us love him with all speed;
therefore glad now will we be,
and rejoice in him only. Alleluia!


A & M 602 Light’s glittering morn bedecks
the sky

1. Light’s glittering morn bedecks
the sky;
heaven thunders forth its victor
cry; Alleluia!
the glad earth shouts her triumph
and groaning hell makes wild reply.

2. While he, the King, the mighty King,
despoiling death of all its sting,
and, trampling down the powers of night,
brings forth his ransomed saints to light.

3. His tomb of late the threefold guard
of watch and stone and seal had barred;
but now, in pomp and triumph high,
he comes from death to victory.

4. The pains of hell are loosed at last;
the days of mourning now are past;
an angel robed in light hath said,
“The Lord is risen from the dead.”

5. O bitter the apostles’ pain
for their dear Lord so lately slain,
by rebel servants doomed to die
a death of cruel agony.

6. With gentle voice the angel gave
the women tidings at the grave;
“Fear not, your Master shall ye see;
he goes before to Galilee.”

7. Then, hastening on their eager way
the joyful tidings to convey,
their Lord they met, their living Lord,
and falling at his feet adored.

8. His faithful followers with speed
to Galilee forthwith proceed,
that there once more they may behold
the Lord’s dear face, as he foretold.

9. That Eastertide with joy was bright,
the sun shone out with fairer light,
when, to their longing eyes restored,
the glad apostles saw their Lord.

10. He bade them see his hands, his side,
where yet the glorious wounds abide;
the tokens true which made it plain
their Lord indeed was risen again.

11. Jesus, the King of gentleness,
do thou thyself our hearts possess
that we may give thee all our days
the tribute of our grateful praise.

The following may be sung
at the end of each part:

12. O Lord of all, with us abide
in this our joyful Eastertide;
from every weapon death can wield
thine own redeemed forever shield.

13. All praise be thine, O risen Lord,
From death to endless life restored:
All praise to God the Father be
And Holy Ghost eternally.

Hymn A & M 603: Good Christian men, rejoice and sing!

1. Good Christian men, rejoice and sing!
Now is the triumph of our King!
To all the world glad news we bring:

2. The Lord of life is risen today!
Sing songs of praise along his way;
let all the earth rejoice and say:

3. Praise we in songs of victory
that love, that life which cannot die,
and sing with hearts uplifted high:

4. Thy name we bless, O risen Lord,
and sing today with one accord
the life laid down, the life restored:


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Hymn A & M 604 Daystar on high, bright harbinger of gladness

1. Daystar on high, bright
harbinger of gladness,
piercing the clouds of ignorance and
thou hast dispersed our night of sin
and sadness;
death has no terror.
Darkness is past, joy cometh in the
hope springs anew for sinners
without number:
Sleepers, awake! a brighter day is
shake off your slumber.

2. Prophets of old spake darkly of
this wonder,
psalmist and saints have handed
on the story;
now he is risen, bursting bonds
risen to glory.
Earth’s tyrants quail; the mighty
make obeisance:
he hath preferred the innocent and
mercy and truth shine round about
his presence:
his name is holy.

3. Victor he comes in majesty, revealing
promise of life and liberty to mortals;
heaven and earth, with hymns of
triumph pealing,
throw wide their portals.
Praise him, ye nations, hearts and
voices blending:
raise high your song; the
Conqueror advances:
praise him with cymbals, lute and
harp attending,
praise him with dances.

4. Hail him the Monarch, Ruler of
prince and powers, bow your heads
before him,
this is the Lord, the God of our
let us adore him.
Lord God of hosts, great Deity
be thou our strength, by thee our
steps be guided,
Father and Son and Spirit co-eternal,
One undivided.

Hymn A&M 605 Jesus Christ from death hath

1. Jesus Christ from death hath
Lo, his Godhead bursts the prison,
while his Manhood passes free,
vanquishing our misery:
risen with him to salvation
through his self-humiliation,
we may share his victory.

2. Far be sorrow, tears and sadness!
See the dayspring of our gladness!
Satan’s slaves no more are we,
children by the Son set free:
rise, for Life with death hath
all the snares of hell are riven;
rise and claim the victory.


Hymn A&M 606 To thee, our God, we fly
for mercy and for grace


1. To thee, our God, we fly
for mercy and for grace;
O hear our lowly cry
and hide not thou thy face.
O Lord, stretch forth thy mighty hand
and guard and bless our fatherland.

2. Arise, O Lord of hosts,
be jealous for thy name
and drive from out our coasts
the sins that put to shame.
O Lord, stretch forth, etc.

3. Thy best gifts from on high
in rich abundance pour
that we may magnify
and praise thee more and more.
O Lord, stretch forth, etc.

4. The powers ordained by thee
with heavenly wisdom bless;
may they thy servants be
and rule in righteousness!
O Lord, stretch forth, etc.

5. The Church of thy dear Son
inflame with love’s pure fire;
bind her once more in one
and life and truth inspire.
O Lord, stretch forth, etc.

6. The pastors of thy fold
with grace and power endue
that, faithful, pure, and bold,
they may be pastors true.
O Lord, stretch forth, etc.

7. O let us love thy house
and sanctify thy day,
bring unto thee our vows,
and loyal homage pay.
O Lord, stretch forth, etc.

8. Give peace, Lord, in our time;
O let no foe draw nigh
nor lawless deed of crime
insult thy majesty!
O Lord, stretch forth, etc.

9. Though vile and worthless, still
thy people, Lord, are we;
and for our God we will
none other have but thee.
O Lord, stretch forth, etc.


Hymn A&M 607 Kindly spring again is here

1. Kindly spring again is here,
trees and fields in bloom appear;
hark! the birds with artless lays
warble their Creator’s praise.

2. Where in winter all was snow,
now the flowers in clusters grow;
and the corn, in green array,
promises a harvest-day.

3. On thy garden deign to smile,
raise the plants, enrich the soil;
soon thy presence will restore
life to what seemed dead before.

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Hymn A&M 608 WELCOME, morning of joy, glad
feast that all ages shall hallow

1. WELCOME, morning of joy, glad
feast that all ages shall hallow.
Day wherein, vanquishing hell, God
To high heaven ascends.

2. Calm is the breath of the spring
that wakens the glory of blossom,
Brighter the sunlight that streams
forth from the gates of the sky.
Welcome, etc.

3. Christ hath trod under his feet the
kingdom of torment and sadness;
Decked is the woodland with leaves,
earth was her flowers at his feet.
Welcome. etc.

4. Trampling the powers of hell he
mounts on his journey to heaven:
Heaven’s light halls him as God:
field, sky and sea tell his praise.
Welcome, etc.

5. Strike off the fetters that bind the
spirits that hell hath imprisoned,
Call back and lift to the light souls
rushing down to the pit.
Welcome, etc.

6. Out of the prson of death thou art
rescuing souls without number:
Freely they press to the goal whither
their Maker leads on.
Welcome, etc.

7. Now may’st thou nurse in thine
arms a people that knows no
Bear them aloft to be given for a,
pure hostage to God.
Welcome, etc.

8. Two are the crowns that for thee
thc Father hath laid up in heaven:
One shalt thou wear for thine own,
one for a people redeemed.
Welcome, etc

9. Jesu, thou Saviour of all, Creator
of men and Redeemer,
Only-begotten of God, sprung from
the Deity’s fount:
Welcome. etc.

10. Equal, co-eval art thou, and in
fellowship one with the Father:
Thine was the word of command
when all creation began.
Welcome, etc.

11. Thou too, beholding in love the
depth of humanity’s ruin,
Man to deliver from death, Man
didst vouchsafe to become.
Welcome, etc.

Hymn A&M 609 Our Lord is risen from the dead!

1. Our Lord is risen from the dead!
Our Jesus is gone up on high!
The powers of hell are captive led,
dragged to the portals of the sky.

2. There his triumphal chariot waits,
and angels chant the solemn lay:
lift up your heads, ye heavenly gates;
ye everlasting doors, give way.

3. Loose all your bars of massy light,
and wide unfold the ethereal scene;
he claims these mansions as his right
receive the King of glory in.

4. Who is this King of glory? Who?
The Lord that all our foes overcame;
the world, sin, death, and hell overthrew;
and Jesus is the conqueror’s Name.


Hymn A&M 610 Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia!


1. Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia!
to his throne above the skies; Alleluia!
Christ, the Lamb for sinners given, Alleluia!
enters now the highest heaven! Alleluia!

2. There for him high triumph waits; Alleluia!
lift your heads, eternal gates! Alleluia!
he hath conquered death and sin; Alleluia!
take the King of glory in! Alleluia!

3. Circled round with angel-powers ,Alleluia!
Their triumphant Lord and ours: Alleluia!
Wide unfold the radiant scene. [Alleluia!}
Take the King of Glory in! Alleluia!

4. Lo! the heaven its Lord receives, Alleluia!
yet he loves the earth he leaves; Alleluia!
though returning to his throne, Alleluia!
still he calls mankind his own. Alleluia!

5. See! he lifts his hands above; Alleluia!
See! he shows the prints of love: Alleluia!
Hark! his gracious lips bestow, Alleluia!
blessings on his Church below. Alleluia!

6. Still for us he intercedes, Alleluia!
his prevailing death he pleads, Alleluia!
near himself prepares our place, Alleluia!
he the first fruits of our race. Alleluia!

7. Lord, though parted from our sight, Alleluia!
far above the starry height, Alleluia!
grant our hearts may thither rise, Alleluia!
seeking thee above the skies. Alleluia!

8. Ever upward let us move, Alleluia!
wafted on the wings of love; Alleluia!
Looking when our Lord shall come. Alleluia!
Longing, sighing after home. Alleluia!

9. There we shall with thee remain, Alleluia!
partners of thy eternal reign, Alleluia!
there thy face forever see, Alleluia!
find our heaven of heavens in thee, Alleluia!


Hymn A&M 611 O Christ our joy, gone up on high

1. O Christ our joy, gone up on high
to fill thy throne above the sky,
how glorious dost thou shine!
Thy sovereign rule the worlds obey,
and earthly joys all fade away
in that pure light of thine.

2. Ascended up from mortal sight,
Jesus, we praise thee in the height,
our joy, our great reward;
whom with the Father we confess,
and with the Holy Spirit bless,
one ever-glorious Lord.


Hymn A&M 612 WELCOME, morning of joy, glad
feast that all ages, shall hallow


1. WELCOME, morning of joy, glad
feast that all ages, shall hallow,
Day when to earth out of heaven
Flashed a new glory of grace.

2. Flinging his torrents of fire, the sun
rides high in the heaven:
Forth from the ocean he comes, sinks
to the ocean at eve.
Welcome, etc.

3. Darting his rays as he goes through
the liquid air of the summer,
Now doth he shorten the nights,
draw out the length of the days.
Welcome. etc.

4. Blue is the sky by day, with crystal-
line radiance glowing;
Night is a glory of stars, singing to-
gether for Joy.
Welcome, ctc.

5. Now doth the country rejoice in all
the gay store of its bounty;
Summer returns to the earth bearing
her wealth in her hand.
Welcome, etc.

6. Flowers bespangle the field with
riot and glitter of colour:
White are the hedgerows with may,
green grows the grass in the meads.
Welcome, etc.

7. One by one open their buds the
blossoms of tulip and lily;
Shyly smile from the grass daisies
with myriad eyes.
Welcome, etc.


Hymn A&M 613 To thee, O Comforter divine

1. To thee, O Comforter divine,
for all thy grace and power benign,
sing we alleluia!

2. To thee, whose faithful love had place
in God’s great covenant of grace,
sing we alleluia!

3. To thee, whose faithful power doth heal,
enlighten, sanctify, and seal,
sing we alleluia!

4. To thee, our teacher and our friend,
our faithful leader to the end,
sing we alleluia!

5. To thee, by Jesus Christ sent down,
of all his gifts the sun and crown,
sing we alleluia!

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Hymn A&M 614 Holy Spirit, gently come

1. Holy Spirit, gently come,
raise us from our fallen state,
fix thy everlasting home
in the hearts thou didst create.
Gift of God most high!
Visit every troubled breast,
light and life and love supply,
give our spirits perfect rest.

2. Heavenly unction from above,
comforter of weary saints,
fountain, life and fire of love,
hear and answer our complaints:
thee we humbly pray,
finger of the living God,
now thy sevenfold gift display,
shed our Saviour’s love abroad.

3. Now thy quickening influence bring,
on our spirits sweetly move,
open every mouth to sing
Jesus’ everlasting love:
lighten every heart;
drive our enemies away,
joy and peace to us impart,
lead us in the heavenly way.

4. Take the things of Christ and show
what our Lord for us hath done;
may we God the Father know
only in and through the Son:
nothing will we fear,
though to wilds and deserts driven,
while we feel thy presence near,
witnessing our sins forgiven.

5. Glory be to God alone,
God whose hand created all!
Glory be to God the Son,
who redeemed us from our fall!
To the Holy Ghost
equal praise and glory be,
when the course of time is lost,
lost in wide eternity!


Hymn A&M 615 Lord God the Holy Ghost

1. Lord God the Holy Ghost,
in this accepted hour,
as on the day of Pentecost,
descend in all thy power.

2. The young, the old inspire
with wisdom from above;
and give us hearts and tongues of fire,
to pray and praise and love.

3. Spirit of truth, be thou
in life and death our Guide;
O Spirit of adoption, now
may we be sanctified.


Hymn A&M 616 Sound aloud Jehovah’s praises

1. Sound aloud Jehovah’s praises,
tell abroad the awful Name!
Heaven the ceaseless anthem raises;
let the earth her God proclaim,
God, the hope of every nation,
God, the source of consolation,
holy, blessed Trinity.

2. This the Name from ancient ages
hidden in its dazzling light;
this the Name that kings and sages
prayed and strove to know aright,
through God’s wondrous incarnation
now revealed the world’s salvation,
ever blessed Trinity.

3. Into this great Name and holy
we all tribes and tongues baptize;
thus the Highest owns the lowly,
homeward, heavenward, bids them rise,
gathers them from every nation,
bids them join adoration
of the blessed Trinity.

4. In this Name the heart rejoices,
pouring forth its secret prayer;
in this Name we lift our voices,
and our common faith declare,
offering praise and supplication
and the thankful life’s oblation
to the blessed Trinity.

5. Still thy Name o’er earth and ocean
shall be carried, “God is Love,”
whispered by the heart’s devotion,
echoed by the choirs above,
hallowed through all worlds for ever,
Lord, of life the only giver,
blessed, glorious Trinity.

Hymn A&M 617 All hail, adored Trinity!

1. All hail, adored Trinity!
all hail, eternal Unity!
O God the Father, God the Son,
and God the Spirit, ever One.

2. To thee upon this holy day,
we offer up our thankful lay;
O let our work accepted be,
that blessed work of praising thee.

3. Three Persons praise we evermore,
our only God our hearts adore;
in thy sweet mercy ever kind
may we our strong protection find.

4. O Trinity! O Unity!
Be present as we worship thee;
and with the songs that angels sing
unite the hymns of praise we bring.


Hymn A&M 618 WELCOME, morning of Joy, glad
feast that all ages shall hallow


1. WELCOME, morning of Joy, glad
feast that all ages shall hallow.
Day when the Bride of the Lamb
Joyfully weddeth her Spouse.

2. This is the palace of God. The
dwelling of peace and refreshing:
Hither the poor may repair, winning
a Solomon’s wealth.
welcome. etc.

3. True Son of David is he who hath
knit us up into his Body;
Here in your mother-home, hail him
as God and as Man.
welcome, etc.

4. Linked by a heavenly bond are ye
in the grace of the Spirit.
lf ye will honour your troth, seek to
be brothers in heart.
Welcome, etc.

5. New made from heaven descends
Jerusalem’s mystical city,
Decked with a glory that flows
straight from the fountain of light.
Welcome, etc.

6. Here at the layer of grace the King
of goodness eternal
Cleanses with water from heaven
souls that approach him in faith.
Welcome, etc.

7. Here David’s Tower, standeth
sure: on hasting feet run to its
Stored up within ye shall find pledges
of heavenly bliss.
Welcome. etc.

8. This is the Ark of the Lord that
succour affords to the faithful,
Carring safe into port them that
were tossed on the sea.
Welcome. etc.

9. Ladder of Jacob is here, the ladder
that bringeth to haven
Those who with faith for their guide
follow the path of the lust.
Welcome, etc.


Hymn A&M 619 The heaven of heavens cannot contain
the universal Lord

1. The heaven of heavens cannot contain
the universal Lord;
yet he in humble hearts will deign
to dwell and be adored.

2. Where’er ascends the sacrifice
of fervent praise and prayer,
or in the earth or in the skies,
the heaven of God is there.

3. His presence there is spread abroad
through realms, through worlds unknown;
who seeks the mercies of his God
is ever near his throne.


Hymn A&M 620 Blessed city, heavenly Salem

1. Blessed city, heavenly Salem,
vision dear of peace and love,
who of living stones art builded
in the height of heaven above,
and, with angel hosts encircled,
as a bride dost earthward move;

2. From celestial realms descending,
bridal glory round thee shed,
meet for him whose love espoused thee,
to thy Lord shalt thou be led;
all thy streets and all thy bulwarks
of pure gold are fashioned.

3. Bright thy gates of pearl are shining;
they are open evermore;
and by virtue of his merits
thither faithful souls do soar,
who for Christ’s dear Name in this world
pain and tribulation bore.

4. Many a blow and biting sculpture
polished well those stones elect,
in their places now compacted
by the heavenly Architect,
who therewith hath willed for ever
that his palace should be decked.

5.Christ is made the sure Foundation,
Christ the Head and Corner-stone,
Chosen of the Lord, and precious,
Binding all the Church in on,
Holy Sion’s help for ever,
And her confidence alone.

6. All that dedicated city.
Dearly loved of God on high,
in exultant jubilation
Pours perpetual melody,
God the One in Three adoring
in glad hymns eternally.

7. To this temple, where we call thee,
Come, O Lord of Hosts, to-day;
With thy wonted lovingikindness
Hear thy servants as they pray. ‘
And thy fullest benediction
Shed within its walls always.

8. Here vouchsafe to all thy servants
what they ask or thee to gain,
What they gain from thee for ever
with the blessed to retain,
And hereafter in thy glory
Evermore with thee to reign.

9. Laud and honor to the Father,
laud and honor to the Son,
laud and honor to the Spirit,
ever Three, and ever One,
consubstantial, coeternal,
while unending ages run.


Hymn A&M 621 Eternal Power, whose high


1. Eternal Power, whose high
becomes the grandeur of a God,
infinite lengths beyond the bounds
where stars revolve their little

2. Thee while the first Archangel
he hides his face behind his wings,
and ranks of shining Throne around
fall worshiping and spread the ground.

3. Lord, what shall earth and ashes
We would adore our Maker too:
from sin and dust to thee we cry:
the great, the holy, and the high!

Hymn A&M 622 PRAISE, O Sion, praise thy

1. PRAISE, O Sion, praise thy
Praise thy Saviour, praise thy Pastor,
in a Joyous melody:
Put forth all thy strength to sing him
For the best that thou canst bring Him
Cannot ever worthy be.

2. Tell, O tell in praises glowing
How the living, life-bestowing,
Bread from heaven is given to thee:
Bread which Christ, before he
At the sacred banquet proffered
To the Twelve in company.

3. Lift thy voice in tuneful chorus.
Joyfully in strain sonorous
Be thy heart’s delight outpoured:
While this solemn day we celebrate
How the Saviour first did consecrate
For his guests the mystic board.

4. Here, our new King‘s table gracing,
This new Passover’s new blessing
Hath fulfilled the older rite:
Here is new to old succeeding,
Truth its shadow superseding,
Darkness swallowed up in light.

5. What he did at supper seated
Christ ordained to be repeated
ln his memory divine:
Wherefore we, his precept needing,
And his saving offering pleading,
Consecrate the bread and wine.

6. Tis the truth to Christians given,
Bread becomes his Flesh from
Wine becomes his holy Blood:
Here, where sight is unavailing.
Faith may seize with grasp unfailing
What can ne’er be understood.

7. Neath these diverse sums are
Priceless things to sense forbidden,
Outward signs are all we see:
Bread for eating, wine for drinking,
Yet, in ways beyond all thinking,
Christ in each doth deign to be.

8. Whoso of this feast partaketh,
Christ divideth not nor breaketh
He is Whole to all that taste:
Whether one this bread receiveth
Or a thousand, still he giveth
One same food that cannot waste.

9. Good and bad alike are sharing
One repast, a doom preparing
All unlike—’tis life or death:
each a destiny is making•—
See ye of the one partaking
How the issue different!

10. When this Sacrament is broken.
Doubt not in each severed token,
Hallowed by the blessing spoken.
What is veiled doth Whole abide:
Though the sign is broken duly.
Christ himself remaineth truly
All unbroken; present fully
Here abides the Signified.

11. Lo, the angels’ food is given
To the pilgrim who hath striven;
See the children’s Bread from
Which on dogs may ne’er be spent:
Christ the old types is fulfilling,
Isaac bound, a Victim willing,
Paschal Lamb its life-blood spilling
Manna to the fathers sent. `

12. O true Bread, Good Shepherd,
tend us,
Jesu, of my love befriend us,
Thou refresh us, thou defend su,
Let thy goodness here attend us
Till the land of life we see;
Thou who all things canst and knowest,
who such food on earth bestowest.
Make us, where thy face thou showest.
Mid thy saints, though least and
Guests and fellow heirs with thee


Hymn A&M 623 JERUSALEM, my happy home

1. JERUSALEM, my happy home,
When shall l come to thee?
When shall my sorrows have an end?
Thy Joys when shall I see?
O happy harbour of the saints!
O sweet and pleasant soil!
in thee no sorrow may be found.
No grief, no care, no toil.

2. There lust and lucre cannot dwell:
There envy bears no sway;
There is no hunger, heat, nor cold,
But pleasure every way:
Thy walls are made of precious stones,
Thy bulwarks diamonds square;
Thy gates are of right orient pearl.
Exceeding rich and rare.

3. Ah, my sweet home, Jerusalem.
Would God l were in thee!
Would God my woes were at an end,
Thy Joys that I might see!
Thy saints are crowned with glory great,
They see God face to face:
They triumph still, they still rejoice:
Most happy is their case.

4. Thy vineyards and thy orchards are
Most beautiful and fair,
Full furnished with trees and fruits
Most wonderful and rare:
Thy gardens and thy gallant walks
Continually are green:
There glow such sweet and pleasant
As nowhere else are seen.

5. Quite through the streets with
silver sound
The flood of life doth flow,
Upon whose banks on every side
The wood of life doth grow:
There trees for evermore bear fruit,
And evermore do spring;
There evermore the angels sit,
And evermore do sing.

6. There David stands with harp in hand
As master of the choir
Ten thousand times that man were
That might this music hear:
Our Lady sings Magnificat
With tune surpassing sweet,
And all the virgins bear their parts,
Sitting about her feet.

7. Te Deum doth Saint Ambrose sing,
Saint Austin doth the like:
Old Simeon and Zachary
Have not their songs to seek:
There Magdalene hath left her moan,
And cheerfully doth sing
With blessed saints, whose harmony
in every street doth ring.

8. Jerusalem, my happy home,
Would God I were in thee!
would God my woes were at an end,
Thy joys that I might see!
Jerusalem, Jerusalem,
God grant I once may see
Thy endless Joys, and of the same
Partaker ay to be!


Hymn A&M 624 The Church triumphant in thy love

1. The Church triumphant in thy love,
their might joys we know;
they sing the Lamb in hymns above,
and we in hymns below.

2. Thee in thy glorious realm they
and bow before thy throne;
we in the kingdom of thy grace:
the kingdoms are but one.

3. The holy to the holiest leads,
from hence our spirits rise,
and he that in thy statutes treads
shall meet thee in the skies.


Hymn A&M 625 Our Father’s home eternal

1. Our Father’s home eternal,
O Christ, thou dost prepare
with many diverse mansions,
and each one passing fair:
they are the victor’s guerdon
who, through the hard-won fight,
have followed in thy footsteps
and reign with thee in light.

2. Amid the happy number
the virgins’ crown and queen,
the ever-Virgin Mother,
is first and foremost seen:
her one and only gladness,
that undefiled one,
to gaze in adoration,
the Mother, on the Son.

3. There Adam leads the chorus,
and tunes the joyous strain
of all his myriad children
that follow in thy train:
victorious over sorrow,
the countless band to see,
destroyed through his transgression,
but raised to life through thee.

4. The patriarchs in their triumph
thy praises nobly sing,
of old their promised offspring,
and now their Victor-King:
the prophets harp their gladness
that, whom their strains foretold,
in manifested glory
they evermore behold.

5. And David calls to memory
his own especial grace
in such clear prophet-vision
to see thee face to face:
the apostolic cohort,
thy valiant and thine own,
as royal co-assessors
are nearest to thy throne.

6. Thy martyrs reign in glory
who triumphed as they fell,
and by a thousand tortures
defeated death and hell;
and every patient sufferer,
who sorrow dared contemn,
for each especial anguish
hath one especial gem.

7. The valiant-souled confessors
put on their meet array,
who bare the heat and burden
of many a weary day:
the scorners of life’s pleasures,
their self-denial ceased,
sit down with thee and banquet
at thy eternal feast.

8. The virgins walk in beauty
amidst their lily-bowers,
the coronals assuming
of never-ending flowers;
and innocents sport gaily
through all the courts of light,
to whom thou gav’st the guerdon
before they fought the fight.

9. The soldiers of thine army,
their earthly struggles o’er,
with joy put off the armor
that they shall need no more:
for these, and all that battled
beneath their Monarch’s eyes,
the harder was the conflict
the brighter is the prize.

10. The penitent, attaining
full pardon in thy sight,
leave off the vest of sackcloth
and don the robe of white:
the bondsman and the noble,
the peasant and the king,
all gird one glorious Monarch
in one eternal ring.


Hymn A&M 626 Hail, glorious spirits, heirs of

1. Hail, glorious spirits, heirs of
the high-born sons of fire,
whose souls burn clear, whose flames
shine bright:
all joy, yet all desire.

2. Hail, all you happy souls above,
who make that glorious ring
about the sparkling throne of
and there forever sing.


Hymn A&M 627 LET love arise and praise him

1. LET love arise and praise him
Who came as light from heaven,
And shines as light reflected
in souls of men forgiven:
Through the dimness of our shadows.
Through the mist he came;
For the souls of them that see him
Blessed be his name.

2. He cometh as the morning.
The light of day arisen,
To them that sit in darkness.
The souls of men in prison:
Blessed light that deigns to visit
Man in his distress!
Welcome with thy wings of healing,
Sun of Righteousness!

3. Behold the sky at evening,
When day on earth is ending,
What clouds are seen at sunset
Upon the sun attending:
Where our sun is sinking from us
Into skies unknown,
All the clouds aflame with glory
Where he passes on.

4. So, where our Christ advances.
The Lord of Life undying,
He goes with flashing trumpets
And pomp of banners flying;
Not in unattended glory,
Nor in lonely might:
Multitudes that none can number
Answer back his light.

5. A burning mist around him,
A flock of souls unending,
A cloud of flying spirits,
Ascending and descending,
Swimming on in light below him,
Soaring on above,
Who are these that move in rapture
Round about his love?

6. O these are souls that pitied,
Because they knew his pity,
And found him in their neighbor
And met him in their city;
These are they whose life among us
Won the weak from vice;
These are they who, little knowing,
Shared his sacrifice.

7. Through them be healed our
Through them he led our blindness
Redeemed our unbelieving,
Atoned for our unkindness.
Therefore in the light they follow
Where the Lamb doth go:
Therefore shines their dazzling raiment
White as glistening snow.

8. So Christ his temple enters.
The Priest that was so wounded.
And makes a new atonement
As Love by love surrounded:
Love amazing that transfigures
Where its light has shone,
Love that burns upon the altar.
Love that mounts the throne.


Hymn A&M 628 Come, let us join our friends above

1. Come, let us join our friends above,
that have obtained the prize,
and on the eagle wings of love
to joy celestial rise.

2. E’en now by faith we join our
with those that went before;
and greet our Captain’s ransomed
on the eternal shore.


Hymn A&M 629 Onward, Christian soldiers

1. Onward, Christian soldiers,
marching as to war,
with the cross of Jesus
going on before!
Christ, the royal Master,
leads against the foe;
forward into battle,
see, his banners go.
Onward, Christian soldiers,
marching as to war,
with the cross of Jesus
going on before!

2. At the sign of triumph
Satan’s host doth flee;
on then, Christian soldiers,
on to victory!
Hell’s foundations quiver
at the shout of praise;
Brothers, lift your voices,
loud your anthems raise.
Onward, etc.

3. Like a mighty army
moves the Church of God;
Brothers, we are treading
where the saints have trod;
we are not divided,
all one body we,
one in hope and doctrine,
one in charity.
Onward, etc.

4. Crown and thrones may perish,
kingdoms rise and wane,
but the Church of Jesus
constant will remain;
gates of hell can never
‘gainst that Church prevail;
we have Christ’s own promise,
and that cannot fail.
Onward, etc.

5. Onward, then, ye people,
join our happy throng;
blend with ours your voices
in the triumph song:
glory, laud, and honor,
unto Christ the King;
this through countless ages
men and angels sing.
Onward, etc.


Hymn A&M 630 FROM all that dwell below the

1. FROM all that dwell below the
Let the Creator’s praise arise:
Let the Redeemers name be sung
Through every land by every tongue.

2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord:
Eternal truth attends thy word:
Thy praise shall sound from shore to
Till suns shall rise and set no more.


Hymn A&M 631 The God of Abraham praise


1. The God of Abraham praise,
who reigns enthroned above;
Ancient of everlasting days,
and God of love;
Jehovah, great I AM,
by earth and heaven confessed:
I bow and bless the sacred Name
for ever blest.

2. The God of Abraham praise,
at whose supreme command
from earth we rise, and seek the joys
at his right hand;
we all on earth forsake,
its wisdom, fame and power;
and him our only portion make,
our Shield and Tower.

3. Though nature’s strength decay,
And earth and hell withstand.,
To Canaan’s bounds we urge our way
At his command:
The watery deep we pass,
With Jesus in our view;
And through the howling wilderness
Our way pursue.

4. The goodly land we see,
with peace and plenty blessed:
a land of sacred liberty
and endless rest;
there milk and honey flow,
and oil and wine abound,
and trees of life for ever grow,
with mercy crowned.

5. There dwells the Lord, our King,
the Lord, our Righteousness,
triumphant o’er the world and sin,
the Prince of Peace;
on Zion’s sacred height
his kingdom he maintains,
and, glorious with his saints in light,
for ever reigns.

6. He keeps his own secure,
He guards them by his side.
Arrays in garments white and pure
His spotless Bride:
With streams of sacred bliss
Beneath serener skies,
With all the fruits of Paradise.
He still supplies.

7. Before the great three-one
They all exulting stand,
And tell the wonders he hath done
Through all their land:
The listening spheres attend,
And swell the growing fame,
And sing in songs which never end
The wondrous name.

8. The God who reigns on high,
the great archangels sing,
and “Holy, holy, holy,” cry,
“Almighty King!”
Who was and is the same,
and evermore shall be:
Jehovah, Father, great I AM,
we worship thee.”

9. Before the Saviour’s face
The ransomed nations bow,
O’erwhelmed at his almighty grace
For ever new;
He shows his prints of love-
They kindle to a flame,
And sound through all the worlds above
The slaughtered Lamb.

10. The whole triumphant host
give thanks to God on high;
“Hail, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost”
they ever cry;
hail, Abraham’s God and mine;
I join the heavenly lays;
all might and majesty are thine,
and endless praise!


Hymn A&M 632 Worship, honor, glory, blessing,
Lord, we offer to thy name

1. Worship, honor, glory, blessing,
Lord, we offer to thy name;
young and old, thy praise expressing,
join their Savior to proclaim.
As the saints in heaven adore thee,
we would bow before thy throne;
as thine angels serve before thee,
so on earth thy will be done.


Hymn A&M 633 Lift high the cross

1. Lift high the cross,
the love of Christ proclaim
till all the world adore
his sacred Name.

2. Come, brethren, follow where our
Captain trod,
our King victorious, Christ the Son
of God.
Lift high the cross, etc.

3. Led on their way by this
triumphant sign,
the hosts of God in conquering
ranks combine.
Lift high the cross, etc.

4. Each newborn soldier of the
bears on the brow the seal of him who
Lift high the cross, etc.

5. This is the sign which Satan’s
legions fear
and angels veil their faces to revere.
Lift high the cross, etc.

6. Saved by this Cross whereon their
Lord was slain,
the sons of Adam their lost home
Lift high the cross, etc.

7. From north and south, from east
and west they raise
in growing unison their songs of praise.
Lift high the cross, etc.

8. O Lord, once lifted on the glorious
as thou hast promised, draw men
unto thee.
Lift high the cross, etc.

9. Let every race and every language
of him who saves our souls from
death and hell.
Lift high the cross, etc.

10. From farthest regions let their
homage bring,
and on his Cross adore their Savior
Lift high the cross, etc.

11. Set up thy throne, that earth’s
despair may cease
beneath the shadow of its healing
Lift high the cross, etc.

12. For thy blest Cross which doth for
all atone
creation’s praises rise before thy
Lift high the cross, etc.

Hymn A&M 634 Twas by thy blood, immortal Lamb

1. ‘Twas by thy blood, immortal Lamb,
thine armies trod the tempter down;
’twas by thy word and powerful name
they gained the battle and renown.

2. Rejoice, ye heavens! let every star
shine with new glories round the sky;
saints, while ye sing the heavenly war,
raise your Deliverer’s Name on high.


Hymn A&M 635 REJOICE, ye pure in heart!

l. REJOICE, ye pure in heart!
Rejoice, give thanks, and sing;
Your festal banner wave on high,
The Cross of Christ your King:
Still lift your standard high,
Still march in firm array. .
As warriors through the darkness toil
Till dawns the golden day.

2. Yes onward, onward still,
With hymn and chant and song,
Through gate and porch and
Columned aisle
The hallowed pathways throng:
With all the angel choirs,
With all the saints on earth,
pour out the strains of joy and bliss,
True rapture, noblest mirth.

3. Your clear Hosannas raise,
And Alleluias loud:
Whilst answering echoes upward float,
Like wreaths of incense cloud:
With voice as full and strong
As ocean’s surging praise,
Send forth the hymns our fathers loved,
The palms of ancient day.

4. Yes on, through life’s long path,
Still chanting as ye go,
From youth to age, by night and day
in gladness and in woe:
At last the march shall end,
The pilgrims find their Father’s house.
Jerusalem the blest.

5. Then on, ye pure in heart!
Rejoice, give thank, and sing;
Your festal banner wave on high.
The Cross of Christ your King.
Praise him who reigns on high.
The Lord whom we adore.
The Father, Son. and Holy Ghost.
One God for evermore.


Hymn A&M 636 May the grace of Christ our

1. May the grace of Christ our
and the Father’s boundless love
with the Holy Spirit’s favor,
rest upon us from above.

2. Thus may we abide in union
with each other and the Lord,
and possess, in sweet communion,
joys which earth cannot afford.


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