My Country Tis of Thee Lyrics and Story – Samuel Francis Smith, 1808-1895

My Country Tis of Thee Lyrics My country, ’tis of thee,Sweet land of liberty,Of thee I sing;Land where my fathers died,Land of the pilgrims’ pride,From ev’ry mountainsideLet freedom ring! My native country, thee,Land of the noble free,Thy name I love;I love thy rocks and rills,Thy woods and templed hills;My heart with rapture thrills,Like that above. …

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O Say Can You See by the Dawn’s Early Light – Francis Scott Key, 1779-1843

O Say Can You See by the Dawn’s Early Light Lyrics Francis Scott Key 1 O say, can you see by the dawn’s early light,What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming,Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight,O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming?And the rockets’ red glare, …

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Jerusalem The Golden Hymn Lyrics and Story – Bernard of Cluny, 12th Century

Jerusalem The Golden Lyrics Bernard of Cluny, Jerusalem the golden,With milk and honey blest,Beneath your contemplationSink heart and voice oppressed.I know not, oh, I know notWhat joys await us there,What radiancy of glory,What bliss beyond compare. They stand, those halls of Zion,All jubilant with songAnd bright with many and angelAnd all the martyr throng.The prince …

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O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing Hymn Story and Lyrics – Charles Wesley, 1707-1788

O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing Hymn Lyrics Charles Wesley 1 O for a thousand tongues to singMy 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 honors of Thy name. 3 Jesus! the …

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Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken Story and Lyrics – John Newton, 1725-1807

Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken Lyrics John Newton Glorious things of thee are spoken,Zion, city of our God!He, whose Word cannot be broken,Formed thee for His own abode;On the Rock of Ages founded,What can shake thy sure repose?With salvation’s walls surrounded,Thou mayst smile at all thy foes. See, the streams of living waters,Springing from …

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Hark My Soul It Is The Lord Hymn – William Cowper, 1731-1800

Hark My Soul It is The Lord Hymn Lyrics Hymn writer: William Cowper 1 Hark, my soul, it is the Lord;’tis thy Saviour, hear his word;Jesus speaks, and speaks to thee,‘Say, poor sinner, lov’st thou me? 2 I delivered thee when bound,and, when wounded, healed thy wound;sought thee wandering, set thee right,turned thy darkness into …

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I Think When I Read That Sweet Story of Old Hymn – Jemima Luke, 1813-1906

I Think When I Read That Sweet Story of Old Lyrics Jemima Luke I think, when I read that sweet story of old,When Jesus was here among men,How He called little children as lambs to His fold,I should like to have been with them then. I wish that His hands had been placed on my …

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Lead Kindly Light Amid Th’ encircling Gloom Story and Lyrics – John Henry Newman, 1801-1890

Lead Kindly Light Amid Th’ Encircling Gloom Lyrics John Henry Newman Lead, kindly Light, amid th’ encircling gloom,Lead Thou me on;The night is dark, and I am far from home,Lead Thou me on;Keep Thou my feet; I do not ask to seeThe distant scene; one step enough for me. I was not ever thus, nor …

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All Glory Laud and Honor Hymn Story and Lyrics – Saint Theodulph, ? -821

All Glory Laud and Honor Lyrics All glory, laud, and honorTo Thee, Redeemer, King,To whom the lips of childrenMade sweet hosannas ring.Thou art the King of Israel,Thou David’s royal Son,Who in the Lord’s name comest,The King and Blessed One. All glory, laud, and honorTo Thee, Redeemer, King,To whom the lips of childrenMade sweet hosannas ring.The …

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The Day of Resurrection Hymn Story and Lyrics – John of Damascus, ? -780

The Day of the Resurrection Hymn Lyrics The day of resurrection!Earth, tell it our abroad,The passover of gladness,The passover of God.From death to life eternal,From sin’s dominion free,Our Christ has brought us overWith hymns of victory. Let hearts be purged of evilThat we may see arightThe Lord in rays eternalOf resurrection lightAnd, listening to his …

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