The church’s one foundation

The Church’s one foundation is Jesus Christ our Lord: she is his new creation by water and the word; from Heaven he came and sought her to be his holy bride; with his own blood he bought her, and for her life he died. Elect from every nation, yet one…

Take my life

Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to thee; take my moments and my days, let them flow in ceaseless praise. Take my hands, and let them move at the impulse of thy love; take my feet, and let them be swift and beautiful for thee. Take my…

Sovereign Lord we sing your glory

Sovereign Lord we sing your glory yours is the eternal throne. Majesty and awesome power flow from God and God alone. Far above the earth’s small circle you embrace infinity; reigning, mighty, over all things, glorious Holy Trinity Sovereign Lord, we sing your praises for, though sinners, we rejoice; knowing…

May the mind of Christ my saviour

May the mind of Christ my Saviour live in me from day to day, by his love and power controlling all I do and say. May the word of God enrich me with his truth, from hour to hour, so that all may see I triumph only through his power.…

Lord of the church

Lord of the church, we pray for our renewing: Christ over all, our undivided aim; Fire of the Spirit, burn for our enduing, wind of the Spirit, fan the living flame! We turn to Christ amid our fear and failing, the will that lacks the courage to be free, the…

Lord, for the years

Lord, for the years your love has kept and guided, urged and inspired us, cheered us on our way, sought us and saved us, pardoned and provided: Lord of the years, we bring our thanks today. Lord, for that word, the word of life which fires us, speaks to our…

Jesus calls about the tumult

Jesus calls above the tumult of our life’s wild, restless sea; day by day his voice re-echoes, saying, ‘Christian, follow me!’ As of old apostles heard it by the Galilean lake, turned from home and toil and kindred, leaving all for his dear sake. Jesus calls us from the worship…

Immortal Invisible

Immortal honours rest on Jesus’ head, my God, my portion, and my living Bread; in him I live, upon him cast my care; he saves from death, destruction and despair. He is my refuge in each deep distress, the Lord my strength and glorious righteousness. Through floods and flames he…

How sweet the name of Jesus sounds

How sweet the name of Jesus sounds in a believer’s ear! it soothes our sorrows, heals our wounds and drives away our fear. It makes the wounded spirit whole, and calms the troubled breast; it satisfies the hungry soul, and gives the weary rest. Dear name, the rock on which…

Guide me, o my great redeemer

Guide me, O my great Redeemer, pilgrim through this barren land; I am weak, but you are mighty, hold me with your powerful hand: Bread of Heaven, bread of Heaven, Feed me now and evermore. Open now the crystal fountain where the healing waters flow; let the fiery, cloudy pillar…

Fire of God, titanic spirit

Fire of God, titanic Spirit, burn within our hearts today; cleanse our sin – may we exhibit holiness in every way: purge the squalidness that shames us, soils the body, taints the soul; and through Jesus Christ who claims us, purify us, make us whole. Wind of God, dynamic Spirit,…

Come thou long expected Jesus

Come, O long-expected Jesus, born to set your people free; from our fear and sins release us, Christ, in whom our rest shall be. Israel’s strength and consolation, born salvation to impart; dear desire of every nation, joy of every longing heart. Born your people to deliver, born a child,…