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…

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…

Go forth and tell!

Go forth and tell! O Church of God, awake! God’s saving news to all the nations take; proclaim Christ Jesus, Saviour, Lord and King, that all the world his worthy praise may sing. Go forth and tell! God’s love embraces all; he will respond in grace to all who call:…

Glory be to God the Father

Glory be to God the Father, glory be to God the Son, glory be to God the Spirit, great I AM, the Three-in-One: glory, glory, glory, glory, while eternal ages run! Glory be to him who loved us, washed us from each guilty stain; glory be to him who bought…

Church of God, elect and glorious

Church of God, elect and glorious, holy nation, chosen race; called as God’s own special people, royal priests and heirs of grace: know the purpose of your calling, show to all his mighty deeds; tell of love which knows no limits, grace which meets all human needs. God has called…

Christ is made the sure foundation

Christ is made the sure foundation, Christ the head and corner-stone chosen of the Lord and precious, binding all the Church in one; holy Zion’s help for ever, and her confidence alone. All within that holy city dearly loved of God on high, in exultant jubilation sing, in perfect harmony;…

All people that on earth do dwell

All people that on Earth do dwell, sing to the Lord with cheerful voice: serve him with joy, his praises tell, come now before him and rejoice! Know that the Lord is God indeed, he formed us all without our aid, we are his flock he loves to feed, the…

You’re the word of God the Father

You’re the Word of God the Father from before the world began; every star and every planet has been fashioned by your hand. All creation holds together by the power of your voice. Let the skies declare your glory, let the land and seas rejoice! You’re the Author of creation,…

The day is soon

The day is soon when God will call us to his place of perfect peace, with walls and ramparts of salvation; shouts of praise will never cease! Heaven’s gates are always open for all those who trust in him – he is our Lord, our Rock Eternal; let the faithful…

O Church Arise

O Church, arise, and put your armour on; hear the call of Christ our Captain. For now the weak can say that they are strong in the strength that God has given. With shield of faith and belt of truth, we’ll stand against the devil’s lies; an army bold, whose…

How lovely is your dwelling place

How lovely is your dwelling-place, O Lord of hosts, to me; my soul is longing and fainting the courts of the Lord to see. My heart and flesh, they are singing for joy to the living God; how lovely is your dwelling-place, O Lord of hosts to me. Even the…

Come people of the risen King

Come People of the Risen King, who delight to bring him praise; come all and tune your hearts to sing to the Morning Star of grace. From the shifting shadows of the earth we will lift our eyes to him, where steady arms of mercy reach to gather children in.…