MY Father, my God, I long for thy love,
1Os & 11s.
1 MY Father, my God, I long for thy love,
O shed it abroad; Send Christ from above!
My heart ever fainting, He only can cheer,
And all things are wanting, Till Jesus is here.
2 O when shall my tongue Be filled with thy praise!
While al ... read more
MY God! I know, I feel thee mine,
1 MY God! I know, I feel thee mine,
And will not quit my claim,
Till all I have is lost in thine,
And all renewed I am.
2 I hold thee with a trembling hand,
But will not let thee go,
Till steadfastly by faith I stand,
And all thy goodness ... read more
MY God, I am thine,
5 5 12.
1 MY God, I am thine,
What a comfort divine,
What a blessing to know that my Jesus is mine!
2 In the heavenly Lamb
Thrice happy I am,
And my heart it doth dance at the sound of his name.
3 True pleasures abound
In the rapturous sound ... read more
My God, if I may call thee mine,
1 My God, if I may call thee mine,
From heaven and thee removed so far,
Draw nigh; thy pitying ear incline,
And cast not out my languid prayer.
2 Gently the weak thou lov'st to lead,
Thou lov'st to prop the feeble knee;
O break not then a ... read more
MY God, my God, to thee I cry,
1 MY God, my God, to thee I cry,
Thee only would I know;
Thy purifying blood apply,
And wash me white as snow.
2 Touch me, and make the leper clean;
Purge my iniquity;
Unless thou wash my soul from sin,
I have no part in thee.
3 But ar ... read more
MY God, the spring of all my joys,
1 MY God, the spring of all my joys,
The life of my delights,
The glory of my brightest days,
And comfort of my nights!
2 In darkest shades, if thou appear,
My dawning is begun;
Thou art my souls bright morning star,
And thou my rising sun ... read more
MY gracious, loving Lord,
1 MY gracious, loving Lord,
To thee what shall I say?
Well may I tremble at thy word,
And scarce presume to pray!
Ten thousand wants have I;
Alas! I all things want;
And thou hast bid me always cry.
And never, never faint.
2 Yet, Lord, we ... read more
MY heart and voice I raise,
6 6 8, 6 6 8.
1 MY heart and voice I raise,
To spread Messiah's praise;
Messiah's praise let all repeat;
The universal Lord,
By whose almighty word
Creation rose in form complete.
2 A servant's form he wore,
And in his body bore
Our dreadfu ... read more
MY heart is fixed, O God, my heart
6-8s. Psalm lvii.
1 MY heart is fixed, O God, my heart
Is fixed to triumph in thy grace:
(Awake, my lute, and bear a part)
My glory is to sing thy praise,
Till all thy nature I partake,
And bright in all thine image wake.
2 Thee will I praise am ... read more
MY heart is full of Christ, and longs
6-8s. Psalm xlv.
1 MY heart is full of Christ, and longs
Its glorious matter to declare!
Of him I make my loftier song,
I cannot from his praise forbear;
My ready tongue makes haste to sing
The glories of my heavenly King.
2 Fairer than all the ... read more
MY Shepherd will supply my need,
1 MY Shepherd will supply my need,
JEHOVAH is his name;
In pastures fresh he makes me feed,
Beside the living stream.
2 He brings my wandering spirit back,
When I forsake his ways;
And leads me, for his mercy's sake,
In paths of truth and ... read more
MY soul, inspired with sacred love,
6-8s. Psalm cxlvi.
1 MY soul, inspired with sacred love,
The Lord thy God delight to praise;
His gifts I will for him improve,
To him devote my happy days;
To him my thanks and praises give,
And only for his glory live.
2 Long as my God shall le ... read more
MY soul, through my Redeemer's care,
L.M. Psalm cxvi. 8.
1 MY soul, through my Redeemer's care,
Saved from the second death I feel,
My eyes from tears of dark despair,
My feet from falling into hell.
2 Wherefore to him my feet shall run,
My eyes on his perfections gaze,
My soul sh ... read more
My spirit on thy care,
S.M. Psalm xxxi.
1 My spirit on thy care,
Blest Saviour, I recline;
Thou wilt not leave me in despair,
For thou art Love divine.
2 In thee I place my trust,
On thee I calmly rest;
I know thee good, I know thee just,
And count thy choice the bes ... read more
MY sufferings all to thee are known,
1 MY sufferings all to thee are known,
Tempted in every point like me;
Regard my grief, regard thy own,
Jesus, remember Calvary!
2 O call to mind thy earnest prayers,
Thy agony, and sweat of blood,
Thy strong and bitter cries and tears,
Th ... read more
NONE is like Jeshurun's God,
7s & 6s. Deuteronomy xxxiii. 26 - 29.
1 NONE is like Jeshurun's God,
So great, so strong, so high,
Lo! he spreads his wings abroad,
He rides upon the sky!
Israel is his first-born son;
God, the Almighty God, is thine;
See him to thy help come down ... read more
NOT all the blood of beasts
S.M. Hebrews x. 4.
1 NOT all the blood of beasts
On Jewish altars slain
Could give the guilty conscience peace,
Or wash away our stain.
2 But Christ, the heavenly Lamb,
Takes all our sins away;
A sacrifice of nobler name,
And richer blood, than ... read more
NOW I have found the ground wherein
1 NOW I have found the ground wherein
Sure my soul's anchor may remain,
The wounds of Jesus, for my sin
Before the world's foundation slain;
Whose mercy shall unshaken stay,
When heaven and earth are fled away.
2 Father, thine everlastin ... read more
NOW, even now, I yield, I yield,
7 & 6s. Jeremiah xiii. 27.
1 NOW, even now, I yield, I yield,
With all my sins to part;
Jesus, speak my pardon sealed,
And purify my heart;
Purge the love of sin away,
Then I into nothing fall;
Then I see the perfect day,
And Christ is all in all. ... read more
O ALL-CREATING God!
1 O ALL-CREATING God!
At whose supreme decree
Our body rose, a breathing clod,
Our souls sprang forth from thee;
2 For this thou hast designed,
And formed us man for this,
To know and love thyself, and find
In thee our endless bliss.
... read more
O ALMIGHTY God of love,
7s & 6s.
1 O ALMIGHTY God of love,
Thy holy arm display!
Send me succour from above
In this my evil day;
Arm my weakness with thy power,
Woman's seed, appear within!
Be my safeguard and my tower
Against the face of sin.
2 Could I of thy stren ... read more
O BLESS the Lord, my soul!
S.M. Psalm ciii.
1 O BLESS the Lord, my soul!
Let all within me join,
And aid my tongue to bless his name
Whose favours are divine.
2 O bless the Lord, my soul,
Nor let his mercies lie
Forgotten in unthankfulness,
And without praises die.
3 ... read more
O BLESSED, blessed sounds of grace
1 O BLESSED, blessed sounds of grace
Still echoing in my ear,
Glad is the hour, and loved the place -
But whence my sudden fear?
2 What if a sternly righteous doom
Have sealed this call my last!
Before me sickness, death, the tomb:
Behind, ... read more
O COME, and dwell in me,
1 O COME, and dwell in me,
Spirit of power within!
And bring the glorious liberty
From sorrow, fear, and sin.
The seed of sin's disease,
Spirit of health, remove,
Spirit of finished holiness,
Spirit of perfect love.
2 Hasten the joyful d ... read more
O COME, O come, Immanuel,
6-8s. Isaiah lix. 20.
1 O COME, O come, Immanuel,
And ransom captive Israel,
That mourns in lonely exile here
Until the Son of God appear.
Rejoice! rejoice! Immanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel!
2 O come, thou Rod of Jesse, free
Thine own from ... read more
O COME, thou radiant morning Star,
6-8s. Numbers xxiv. 17.
1 O COME, thou radiant morning Star,
Again in human darkness shine!
Arise resplendent from afar!
Assert thy royalty divine!
Thy sway o'er all the earth maintain,
And now begin thy glorious reign.
2 Thy kingdom, Lord, we ... read more
O DISCLOSE thy lovely face!
1 O DISCLOSE thy lovely face!
Quicken all my drooping powers;
Gasps my fainting soul for grace,
As a thirsty land for showers;
Haste, my Lord, no more delay,
Come, my Saviour, come away!
2 Well thou know'st I cannot rest
Till I fully res ... read more
O FILIAL Deity,
2-6s & 4-7s.
1 O FILIAL Deity,
Accept my new-born cry!
See the travail of thy soul,
Saviour, and be satisfied;
Take me now, possess me whole,
Who for me, for me, hast died!
2 Of life thou art the tree,
Feed this tender branch o ... read more
O FOR a closer walk with God,
1 O FOR a closer walk with God,
A calm and heavenly frame;
A light to shine upon the road
That leads me to the Lamb!
2 Where is the blessedness I knew
When first I saw the Lord?
Where is that soul-refreshing view
Of Jesus and his word?
... read more
O FOR a heart to praise my God,
C.M. Psalm li. 10.
1 O FOR a heart to praise my God,
A heart from sin set free!
A heart that always feels thy blood
So freely spilt for me!
2 A heart resigned, submissive, meek,
My great Redeemer's throne,
Where only Christ is heard to speak,
... read more
O FOR a thousand tongues to sing
1 O FOR a thousand tongues to sing
My great Redeemer's praise,
The glories of my God and King,
The triumphs of his grace!
2 My gracious Master and my God,
Assist me to proclaim,
To spread through all the earth abroad
The honours of thy na ... read more
O FOR that tenderness of heart
C.M. 2 Kings xxii. 19, 20.
1 O FOR that tenderness of heart
Which bows before the Lord,
Acknowledging how just thou art,
And trembles at thy word!
O for those humble, contrite tears
Which from repentance flow,
That consciousness of guilt which fear ... read more
O GLORIOUS hope of perfect love!
8s & 6s.
1 O GLORIOUS hope of perfect love!
It lifts me up to things above,
It bears on eagles' wings;
It gives my ravished soul a taste,
And makes me for some moments feast
With Jesu's priests and kings.
2 Rejoicing now in earnest hope,
I st ... read more
O GOD my strength and fortitude
C.M. Psalm xviii.
1 O GOD my strength and fortitude
In truth I will love thee;
Thou art my castle and defence
In my necessity.
2 When I, beset with pain and grief,
Prayed to my God for grace;
Forthwith my God heard my complaint,
Out of his holy ... read more
O GOD of all grace,
5 5 12. Romans v. 11.
1 O GOD of all grace,
Thy goodness we praise;
Thy Son thou hast given to die in our place.
2 He came from above
Our curse to remove,
He hath loved, he hath loved us, because he would love.
3 Love moved him to die,
And o ... read more
O GOD of Bethel, by whose hand
C.M. Genesis xxviii. 20 - 22.
1 O GOD of Bethel, by whose hand
Thy people still are fed;
Who through this weary pilgrimage
Hast all our fathers led:
2 Our vows, our prayers, we now present
Before thy throne of grace;
God of our fathers, be the G ... read more
O GOD of GOD, in whom combine
6-8s. 2nd Metre. "God of God, Light of light."
1 O GOD of GOD, in whom combine
The heights and depths of love divine,
With thankful hearts to thee we sing!
To thee our longing souls aspire,
In fervent flames of strong desire;
Come, and thy sacred ... read more
O GOD of my salvation, hear,
6-8s. 2nd. metre
1 O GOD of my salvation, hear,
And help a sinner to draw near
With boldness to the throne of grace:
Help me thy benefits to sing,
And smile to see me feebly bring
My humble sacrifice of praise.
2 I cannot praise thee as I would; ... read more
O GOD of our forefathers, hear,
1 O GOD of our forefathers, hear,
And make thy faithful mercies known!
To thee through Jesus we draw near,
Thy suffering, well-beloved Son,
In whom thy smiling face we see,
In whom thou art well-pleased with me.
2 With solemn faith we offe ... read more
O GOD of peace and pardoning love,
6-8s. Hebrews xiii. 20, 21.
1 O GOD of peace and pardoning love,
Whose bowels of compassion move
To every sinful child of man,
Jesus, our Shepherd great and good,
Who dying bought us with his blood,
Thou hast brought back to life again!
2 His bl ... read more
O GOD! our help in ages past,
C.M. Psalm xc. 1-5
1 O GOD! our help in ages past,
Our hope for years to come,
Our shelter from the stormy blast,
And our eternal home:
2 Under the shadow of thy throne,
Still may we dwell secure;
Sufficient is thine arm alone,
And our defence ... read more
O GOD, if thou art love indeed,
1 O GOD, if thou art love indeed,
Let it once more be proved in me,
That I thy mercy's praise may spread,
For every child of Adam free;
O let me now the gift embrace!
O let me now be saved by grace!
2 If all long-suffering thou hast shown ... read more
O GOD, my God, my all thou art!
L.M. Psalm lxiii.
1 O GOD, my God, my all thou art!
Ere shines the dawn of rising day,
Thy sovereign light within my heart,
Thy all-enlivening power display.
2 For thee my thirsty soul doth pant,
While in this desert land I live;
And hungry as I ... read more
O GOD, my hope, my heavenly rest,
6-8s. Exodus xxxiii. 18 - 23.
1 O GOD, my hope, my heavenly rest,
My all of happiness below,
Grant my importunate request,
To me, to me, thy goodness show;
Thy beatific face display,
The brightness of eternal day.
2 Before my faith's enlightene ... read more
O GOD, the help of all thy saints,
C.M. Psalm x.
1 O GOD, the help of all thy saints,
Our hope in time of ill:
We trust thee, though thy face be hid,
And seek thy presence still.
2 Why should the men of pride and sin
Thy truth and power defy;
And boast, as if their evil way
Were ... read more
O GOD, thou bottomless abyss!
L.M. The Attributes of God.
1 O GOD, thou bottomless abyss!
Thee to perfection who can know?
O height immense! What words suffice
Thy countless attributes to show?
Unfathomable depths thou art;
O plunge me in thy mercy's sea!
Void of true wisdom i ... read more
O GOD, thy righteousness we own,
1 O GOD, thy righteousness we own,
Judgment is at thy house begun
With humble awe thy rod we hear,
And guilty in thy sight appear,
We cannot in thy judgement stand,
But sink beneath thy mighty hand.
2 Our mouth as in the dust we lay,
And ... read more
O GOD, to whom, in flesh revealed,
1 O GOD, to whom, in flesh revealed,
The helpless all for succour came,
The sick to be relieved and healed,
And found salvation in thy name;
2 With publicans and harlots, I,
In these thy Spirit's gospel-days,
To thee, the sinner's friend, ... read more
O GOD, what offering shall I give
1 O GOD, what offering shall I give
To thee, the Lord of earth and skies?
My spirit, soul, and flesh receive,
A holy, living sacrifice;
Small as it is, 'tis all my store;
More shouldst thou have, if I had more.
2 Now then, my God, thou ha ... read more
O GOD, who dost thy sovereign might
C.M. 1 Corinthians ix. 24.
O GOD, who dost thy sovereign might
And high prerogative
Most chiefly show in thy delight
To pity and forgive:
Vouchsafe the aid thy grace supplies,
So in thy ways to run,
That we may win the heavenly prize,
Through Jesu ... read more