affection

aiming with unfeigned affection thy love to exemplify, 673

Where divine affection lives, there the Lord his blessing gives, 670

Yours the comfort, yours the affection, yours the warmth in the words we say, 499

affirming

abounding in thanksgiving for God's affirming word., 434

afflicted

Christ bids each afflicted soul "Come that I may soothe your grief., 416

affliction

give to your people for the day's affliction your benediction., 812

These through fiery trials trod, these from great affliction came, 88

You have suffered great affliction and have borne it patiently, 334

afflicts

God is love; and though with blindness sin afflicts all human life463

afford

and more, that energy afford a Saviorís love alone can give., 201

and possess, in sweet communion, joys that earth cannot afford., 441

and possess in sweet communion joys which earth cannot afford., 429

In all we do, constrained by love, we'll joy to him afford, 364

love unfeigned, O Lord, unto me afford., 473

no other voice but thine can peace afford., 740

till our days on earth are ended, light unto our path afford, 506

to us your grace afford, and mold us to your will., 633

will he not his help afford? Help, while yet I ask, is giv'n, 729

affords

for a just and equal sharing of the things that earth affords., 685

Jesus takes the highest station; O, what joy the sight affords!, 406

Naught in this world affords true rest but Christ's atoning blood., 768

aflame

to bless and love the infant church which gathered in your name and set each heart aflame., 395

O give us ears to listen and tongues aflame with praise, 378

afraid

Bring to our troubled minds, uncertain and afraid, 681

Wake your sleeping church to live, not afraid our all to give., 521

afresh

here taste afresh the calm of sin forgiv'n., 421

Come, love of Christ, afresh to win us, 47

Spirit of the living God, fall afresh on me, 96

agape

When Christians shared agape meals, O Lord, your Spirit came, 395

age

a lantern to our footsteps, shines on from age to age., 23, 505

and left the church a heritage that shames a disbelieving age., 698

Christ is alive, and comes to bring good news to this and every age, 362

each from age to age proclaiming God, the one, the righteous Lord., 507

From age to age it sounds, the anthem all-supreme., 436

From age to age the tale declares how with the three disciples there, 327

His truth at all times firmly stood, and shall from age to age endure., 539

Holy Spirit, ever binding age to age and soul to soul, 95, 495

Lord of all, of church and kingdom, in an age of change and doubt, 564

not pris'ners of our heritage but born to serve the present age., 698

O God of mercy, hear us, in steadfast love draw near us, from age to age the same, 806

of childhood and youth and adulthood and age., 678

The church of Christ, in ev'ry age beset by change, but Spirit-led, 694

Through every age you heard our cry, through every age we found you nigh, 147

throughout our lives in ev'ry stage, from infancy to later age., 804

To serve the present age, my calling to fulfill, 645

We praise your holy name, from age to age the same!, 272

when with the ever-circling years comes round the age of gold, 286

who bids us never lose our zest, though age is urging us to rest, 803

who shepherds us, at ev'ry stage, through youth, maturity, and age:, 803

Women and men, in age and youth, can feel the Spirit, hear the call, 362

aged

to the child, the youth, the aged, love in living deeds to show, 688

while his aged saints adore him ere in perfect faith they die., 314

ageless

in the ageless word expounding God's own message for us all., 507

Open wide our hands in sharing, as we heed Christ's ageless call, 652

stood by the shore to cast their nets into an ageless sea., 611

agents

agents of death for all creatures that live, 655

agents of his purpose, Spirit-Friend., 493

ages

a home for us and ages yet unborn., 654

A thousand ages in your sight are like an evening gone, 461

and, while eternal ages run, rest in your Savior's joy., 811

Be still my soul: your God will undertake to guide the future, as in ages past., 757

Be this th'eternal song through all the ages long:, 552

Christ to all ages gloriously reigning, we are his witnesses, 626

Glory, glory, glory, glory, while eternal ages run., 101

God of all ages, whose almighty hand, leads forth in beauty all the starry band, 139

God of the ages God near at hand God of the loving heart, 30, 462

Guided by the star, they found him whose praise the ages sound., 319

Now let us all with one accord, in company with ages past, 339

O God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come, 143, 461

on the rock of ages founded, what can shake your sure repose?, 522

Still down the ages ring the prophet's stern commands, 695

that you, expected ages past, did come to visit us at last., 280

Though, down through the ages, the song disappeared --, 382

through the ages gently leading, that which was is still the same., 557

to you, through endless ages be, who us by blood has bought, 219

aging

young men and women, aging folk and children, praise to the Savior!, 383

aglow

You shine with Godís own truth and light, aglow with grace and mercy!, 188

aglowing

and tongues of fire aglowing inspired each person there., 378

agonizing

Hail, O agonizing Savior, bearer of our sin and shame, 330

agony

Jesus in Gethsemane, you kept watch in agony, 347

Lamb of God, O hear my cry: by your bitter agony, 744

there he kneels, his heart does heave and languish in a bitter agony, 346

agree

people with arguments want to agree, come, Lord Jesus Christ., 266

ĎTis a pleasant thing to see brothers in the Lord agree, 670

who did agree a man to be and by your blood set sinners free?, 279

aid

be my aid when Satan and sin oppress., 728

dawn on our darkness and lend us your aid., 317

for I am your God and will still give you aid, 709

His sov'reign pow'r without our aid formed us of clay and gave us breath, 455

hope and health, good will and comfort, counsel, aid, and peace we give, 688

Know that the Lord is God indeed, he formed us all without our aid, 539

Mary, Joseph, lend your aid, while we raise our hearts in love., 288

think not to win God's aid if greed your commerce soils:, 695

yea, to our aid himself he came, let all adore Godís holy name., 519

aim

And make our goal, our guiding aim, that Jesus' church would thrive, 99

to follow Christ our single aim, and find him true., 425

aiming

aiming with unfeigned affection thy love to exemplify, 673

aims

our fears, our hopes, our aims are one, our comforts and our cares., 680

air

A mighty wind came blowing, filled all the swirling air, 378

Forevermore let his love fill the air, and let there be praise., 549

high and loud, into the air, broadcast praises ev'rywhere., 536

It breathes in the air; it shines in the light, 566

Let air and sea and sky from depth to height reply: may Jesus Christ be praised!, 552

Let there be greening, birth from the burning, water that blesses and air that is sweet, 655

let water's fragile blend with air, enabling life, proclaim your care., 385

O let us know you always near, as is the light that shines so clear, or as the air we breathe, 204

Prayer is the Christian's vital breath, the Christian's native air, 749

protect the precious air above, the waters spread below., 451

Thank you, God, for water, soil, and air, large gifts supporting evírything that lives654

This flow'r, so small and tender, with fragrance fills the air, 302

till the air, ev'rywhere, now with joy is ringing., 289

airless

a skull-like hill, a drink of gall, an airless tomb, bereft of all., 337

alarm

Take up your cross, let not its weight fill your weak spirit with alarm, 758

alarms

I sink in life's alarms when by myself I stand, 604

alien

Once you were an alien people, strangers to Godís heart of love, 526

alight

Hearts and minds your will discerning, lives alight with joy and praise., 111

alive

alive and quick to hear each whisper of thy word, 609

Alive in him, my living Head, and clothed in righteousness divine, 773

Christ is alive, and goes before us to show and share what love can do., 784

Christ is alive! Let Christians sing. The cross stands empty to the sky., 362

For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive., 236

God's word alive and active, declared the whole world round, 503

God's word alive and active is Jesus Christ our Lord., 503

God's word alive and active is offered free to all, 503

God's word alive and active our song of songs will be, 503

God's word alive and active, proclaimed throughout the years, 503

So also consider yourselves dead to sin, and alive to God in Jesus Christ our Lord., 236

All in All

and I shall find my peace, my All in All!, 199, 502

all-abounding

pour forth your love and all-abounding grace, 742

all-bounteous

from your all-bounteous hand our food may we receive with gratitude., 816

all-glorious

Eternal Source, whence all did spring, almighty and all-glorious King, 279

all-gracious

"Peace on the earth, good will to men, from heav'n's all-gracious King!", 286

all-seeing

Before that face all-seeing of God who gave us being, we pass away and we are gone., 806

all-sufficient

by your all-sufficient merit raise us to your glorious throne., 262

my grace, all-sufficient, shall be your supply., 709

all-supreme

From age to age it sounds, the anthem all-supreme., 436

all-sustaining

Your all-sustaining power we prove, and gladly sing your praise, 38

all-victorious

the name all-victorious of Jesus extol, 565

allelu

and all these things shall be added unto you -- Allelu, alleluia!, 605

knock and the door shall be opened unto you -- Allelu, alleluia!, 605

that proceeds from the mouth of God. Allelu, alleluia!, 605

alleluia (see also: alleluja)

All creation, join to say: Alleluia!, 359

all glory to our risen Head! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!, 361

All the prophets and the law shout through them their joyful greeting: Alleluia!, 325

Alleluia, alleluia. Alleluia, alleluia., 236

alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, Lord Most High!, 271

alleluia, alleluia!Came in deep humility, 55

Alleluia! Alleluia! Christ the Lord returns to reign!, 259

alleluia, alleluia!Comes to save us from despair., 55

Alleluia! Alleluia! Glorify the Lord this day!, 443

Alleluia! Alleluia! Glorify the Lord with praise!, 443

Alleluia! Alleluia! Glorious in his faithfulness!, 529

Alleluia! Alleluia! Hearts to heav'n and voices raise, 93

Alleluia, alleluia! Lo, th'incarnate God Most High!, 314

Alleluia, alleluia! O, to breathe the Spirit's grace!, 370

Alleluia, alleluia! O, to feel the Son's embrace!, 370

Alleluia, alleluia! O, to see the Father's face!, 370

Alleluia! Alleluia! Praise the everlasting King!, 529

Alleluia! Alleluia! Praise with us the God of grace., 529

Alleluia! Alleluia! Widely as his mercy flows., 529

Alleluia! Bless your people; by your Spirit give them sight., 637

Alleluia! Choose disciples. Send your servants ev'rywhere., 637

Alleluia! Christians faithful, let our tributes overflow., 637

Alleluia! for the Lord God omnipotent shall reign!, 164

alleluia! He is near us; faith believes, nor questions how., 373

alleluia! Hear the sinful cry to you from day to day., 373

alleluia! His the triumph, his the victory alone., 373

Alleluia! let the word sound from city, hill, and plain., 164

Alleluia! Our Creator, Christ and Spirit -- this our creed., 637

Alleluia! Through this journey let our lives inspired be., 637

And may God give us faith to sing always alleluia!, 532

and our despair he turned to blazing joy. Alleluia!, 366

and said, "My peace be with you here." Alleluia!, 369

and sing with hearts uplifted high: ďAlleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!Ē, 212

And the Spirit, ever blessed; alleluia!, 358

as God's own people let us be a living alleluia!, 434

as living members of a living Christ. Alleluia!, 366

as worship moved us to a more profound alleluia!, 532

at the end of earthly strife raise us, Lord, to endless life: Alleluia!, 360

Baptized we live with God the Three in One. Alleluia!, 366

borne witness to the truth in ev'ry tongue, alleluia!, 532

But the pain which he endured, alleluia!, 358

Christ has burst the gates of hell! Alleluia!, 359

Christ has opened Paradise. Alleluia!, 359

Christ the Lord is ris'n today! Alleluia!, 359

Christ the Lord to us is born, alleluia!, 303

Christís body given melody to sing Godís praise resoundingly. Alleluia!, 434

Death in vain forbids him rise; Alleluia!, 359

death's sting is lost forever! Alleluia!, 367

Evíry knee to you shall bow. Alleluia!, 359

Follíwing our exalted Head; Alleluia!, 359

for they eternal life shall win! Alleluia!, 369

From sinís powír, Lord, set us free, newborn souls in you to be. Alleluia, 216

glories stream from heaven afar, heav'nly hosts sing alleluia, 297

God has saved us through his son, alleluia!, 303

God has sent him as foretold, alleluia!, 303

Grace divine, be with us still, alleluia!, 303

Grant us, Lord, a blessed end, alleluia!, 303

Hail the Lord of earth and heaven! Alleluia!, 359

Hark, angelic voices cry, singing evermore on high: Alleluia!, 360

he doubted the disciples' word. Alleluia!, 369

He has arisen, Alleluia! Rejoice and praise him, 357

hear and heed him, evíryone; sing, with earth and all creation, Alleluia!, 325

Hymns of praise then let us sing, alleluia!, 358

it is as though the whole creation cried alleluia!, 532

Jesus as the Son by name! Nations, cry aloud in wonder: Alleluia!, 325

Jesus Christ is ris'n today, alleluia!, 358

Keep us from all harm and ill, alleluia!, 303

let hymns of praise his triumph tell. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!, 361

let shouts of holy joy outburst. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!, 361

Let us, if we dare to speak, join the saints and angels praising: Alleluia!, 325

Lives again our glorious king; Alleluia!, 359

lives in glory now on high, pleads for us, and hears our cry: Alleluia!, 360

Made like him, like him we rise; Alleluia!, 359

not faithless but believing be." Alleluia!, 369

Now above the sky heís King, alleluia!, 358

Now be God the Father praised, alleluia!, 358

Now claiming our identity as Godís own people let us be a living alleluia!, 434

now through Christendom it rings that the Lamb is King of kings. Alleluia!, 360

O praise God! Alleluia! O praise God! Alleluia! Alleluia!, 134

On this joyous Christmas morn, alleluia!, 303

Once he died, our souls to save; Alleluia!, 359

One true God, by all confessed. alleluia!, 358

Our salvation have procured; alleluia!, 358

Our poor human form he took, alleluia!, 303

Our sins forgiving, alleluia! Jesus is living, alleluia!, 357

Our triumphant holy day, alleluia!, 358

Ours the cross, the grave, the skies. Alleluia!, 359

Praise to you by both be givín; Alleluia!, 359

Prophesied in days of old, alleluia!, 303

Prostrate lies the evil one, alleluia!, 303

Raise your joys and triumph high; Alleluia!, 359

Realms of heaven he forsook, alleluia!, 303

Risen Christ, triumphant now; Alleluia!, 359

Sing alleluia, and adore on earth the Lamb once slain, 364

Sing alleluia, Christ does live, and peace on earth restore, 364

Sing, O heavíns and earth, reply: Alleluia!, 359

Sinners to redeem and save. alleluia!, 358

Soar we now where Christ has led, Alleluia!, 359

Spirit, guide through all our days; Three in One, your name we praise. Alleluia!, 216

Suffer to redeem our loss. alleluia!, 358

that we may live eternally. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!, 361

The bridegroom comes, awake! Your lamps with gladness take! Alleluia!, 258

The church, empowíred in ministry to serve all people lovingly. Alleluia!, 434

The music that restores and heals the Source of harmony reveals -- O praise him, alleluia!, 541

the night of sin is ended. Alleluia!, 367

the song of triumph has begun. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!, 361

the sounds of peace and justice not deferred. Alleluia, alleluia!, 153

The universe restored and whole will sing: Alleluia!, 366

Then let us sing, for whom he won the fight: alleluia!, 532

therefore let us joyful be and sing Godís praises thankfully with songs of alleluia! Alleluia!, 367

This is the feast of victory for our God. Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, 238

To God whose mercy knows no bounds, we gratefully direct our sounds, O praise him, alleluia!, 541

to God your hearts and voices raise. Alleluia!, 369

To our souls your comfort send, alleluia!, 303

to seek the tomb where Jesus lay. Alleluia!, 369

to sing God's praise resoundingly. Alleluia!, 434

today the grave has lost its sting! Alleluia!, 369

Unto Christ, our heavínl King, alleluia!, 358

Vain the stone, the watch, the seal; Alleluia!, 359

Where, O death, is now your sting? Alleluia!, 359

Where the angels ever sing. alleluia!, 358

Where your victory, O grave? Alleluia!, 359

Who did once, upon the cross, alleluia!, 358

Who endured the cross and grave, alleluia!, 358

who has washed us in the tide flowing from his pierced side, Alleluia!, 216

With the Son, from death upraised, alleluia!, 358

Yet at the grave shall we raise up our glad song, "Alleluia, alleluia!", 813

"You are my Lord and God!" he cried. Alleluia!, 369

"Your Lord will go to Galilee." Alleluia!, 369

your life laid down, our life restored: ďAlleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!Ē, 212

alleluias

go forth as he approaches with alleluias clear., 256

that, fulfilled in his dear Son, prompts our alleluias., 300

alleluja (see also: alleluia)

and rested in a borrowed grave. Alleluja!, 365

how Jesus died and rose for all. Alleluja!, 365

rekindles hope and scatters gloom. Alleluja!, 365

the body rises with the head. Alleluja!, 365

to celebrate this Day of days. Alleluja!, 365

with angels sing: Alleluja! Alleluja!, 365

alloy

so may we with holy joy, pure and free from sinís alloy, 190

alluring

when temptations come alluring, make us patient and enduring, 799

almighty

Almighty God, you are our King:, 472

almighty, victorious, your great name we praise., 457

and "Holy, holy, holy," cry, "Almighty King!", 468

and so, O Lord, be near to bless, almighty now as then, 736

by almighty love anointed, you have full atonement made., 330

Come, Almighty to deliver, let us all your life receive, 218, 474

Come now, almighty King, help us your name to sing, 555

Eternal Source, whence all did spring, almighty and all-glorious King, 279

God of all ages, whose almighty hand, 139

Heav'n and earth awake and sing, "Praise to our almighty King!", 127

He's the great Shepherd, the Rock of all ages, almighty God is he, 476

Holy, holy, holy Lord God almighty!, 133, 381

how great is God Almighty, who has made all things well., 467

keep me under your direction, till I, through almighty pow'r, 808

Lord God, heavenly king, almighty God and Father:, 233

Most gracious God and Lord, the world's almighty Savior, 488

Most holy Lord and God, holy, almighty God, 6, 203

Not in a temple made with hands God the Almighty is dwelling, 512

now, before the throne of God, sealed with his almighty name, 88

O Christ, Almighty God, have mercy upon us, 9, 11

O Lord Almighty, living Word, and Spirit, holy Trinity:, 504

Our God rules on high, almighty to save, 565

Ponder anew what the almighty can do if with his love he befriend you., 530

Praise to the Lord, the almighty, the King of creation!, 18, 530

Prince of Peace, mighty God; O Lord God Almighty., 823

Redeem the whole creation with your almighty hand:, 142

redeem your whole creation with your almighty hand, 683

restore and strengthen, soothe and bless, with your almighty breath:, 736

so that its almighty and life-giving ray may brightly shine forth in each nation., 518

that our Father is the Lord Almighty, maker of the heav'ns and earth, 397

The Lord Almighty gave the Word that came to us in flesh to dwell, 504

The Lord Almighty spoke the word, the morning stars together sang, 504

We believe in God the Father, God Almighty, by whose plan, 699