Ye servants of God, your master proclaim

Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim, and publish abroad his wonderful name: the name all-victorious of Jesus extol; his kingdom is glorious, and rules over all. God ruleth on high, almighty to save; and still he is nigh, his presence we have; the great congregation his triumph shall sing;…

We trust in you, our shield and our defender

We trust in you, our shield and our defender; we do not fight alone against the foe: strong in your strength, safe in your keeping tender, we trust in you, and in your name we go. Strong in your strength… We trust in you, O Captain of salvation! in your…

The head that once was crowned with thorns

The head that once was crowned with thorns is crowned with glory now; a royal diadem adorns the mighty Victor’s brow. The highest place that Heaven affords is his, is his by right, the King of kings, and Lord of lords, and Heaven’s eternal Light. The joy of all who…

Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages, cleft for me, let me hide myself in thee; let the water and the blood, from thy riven side which flowed, be of sin the double cure, cleanse me from its guilt and power. Not the labours of my hands can fulfil thy law’s demands; could my…

Rejoicing in hope, we wait for our King

Rejoicing in hope we wait for our King: his coming is sure, his conquest we sing. His hour of returning draws daily more near; with hearts hushed and burning we see him appear. He comes with a shout, and music’s glad sound, the ransomed of Earth encircling him round. 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, thy blood and righteousness

Jesus, thy blood and righteousness my beauty are, my glorious dress; midst flaming worlds, in these arrayed; with joy shall I lift up my head. Bold shall I stand in that great day, for who aught to my charge shall lay? Fully absolved through thee I am, from sin and…

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…

I heard the voice of Jesus say

I heard the voice of Jesus say, ‘Come unto me and rest; lay down, thou weary one, lay down thy head upon my breast.’ I came to Jesus as I was, so weary, worn and sad; I found in him a resting place, and he has made me glad. I…

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…

God has spoken by his prophets

God has spoken by his prophets, spoken his unchanging Word; each from age to age proclaiming God the one, the righteous Lord! In the world’s despair and turmoil one firm anchor still holds fast, God is on his throne eternal, he alone the first and last. God has spoken by…