archangel's voice

We soon shall hear the archangel's voice, 372

ardent

Before our Father's throne we pour our ardent prayers, 680

ardently

O could we but love that Savior, who loves us so ardently, 589

ardor

seek now this soul of mine, and visit it with your own ardor glowing, 492

arguments

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

aright

By your Spirit's light teach me, Lord, aright, 473

Lord, teach us how to pray aright, with rev'rence and with fear, 750

Touch now our hands to lead us aright., 489

we, by your Spirit and your Son, shall pray, and pray aright., 750

when human insight fails, give light; this will direct our steps aright., 734

arise

Arise, O heirs of glory; the bridegroom is at hand., 256

arise, O Sun so longed for, o'er this benighted sphere., 256

Arise, the sun so longed for, oíer this benighted sphere, 56

Come, Holy Spirit, come let your bright beams arise, 21

I will arise and go to Jesus; he will embrace me in his arms, 765

Our grateful songs before your throne arise., 139

Sun of righteousness, arise; dawn upon our clouded skies, 521

the watchmen on the heights are crying; ďAwake, Jerusalem, arise!", 258

Then let the servant church arise, a caring church that longs to be, 694

When the morning wakens, then may I arise, 567

yet I arise and seek my Father's house., 759

arisen

But now, arisen from the tomb, he frees the prisoners of doom, 365

Go spread the news, he's not in the grave. He has arisen, the world to save., 357

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

arising

The bridegroom is arising and soon is drawing nigh., 256

ark

Can build an ark, can smooth the wave, for such as love his name., 106

the lamp was burning dim before the sacred ark, 609

arm

Arm me with jealous care, as in your sight to live, 645

Eternal Father, strong to save, whose arm has bound the restless wave, 725

he holds us in his mighty arm and keeps us safe from evíry harm., 718

his strength shall bear your spirit up, and brace your heart, and nerve your arm., 758

I have no help but yours, nor do I need another arm but yours to lean upon, 421

Lord, if your arm support us still, with its eternal strength, 106

ours the strength by which we strive, on your holy arm relying, 363

put his arm unfailing round you: God be with you till we meet again., 824

shield us through our earthly life by your everlasting arm., 741

sufficient is your arm alone, and our defense is sure., 143, 461

the arm of flesh will fail you, you dare not trust your own., 752

You are the life; the rending tomb proclaims your conqu'ring arm, 661

armies

Ride on! Ride on in majesty! The winged armies of the sky, 343

the armies of the ransomed saints throng up the steeps of light!, 394

armor

Put on the gospel armor, each piece put on with prayer, 752

arms

As a mother looks with favor on the new life in her arms, 659

but I long to rise in the arms of faith and be closer drawn to thee., 607

For when these blessed days are over to the arms of my dear Savior, 662, 663

From all evil pow'rs he spares them; in his mighty arms he bears them., 667

Good news! Our Christ has come! His arms reach out and plead, 630

he shall fold me to his breast, there within his arms to rest., 723

I will arise and go to Jesus; he will embrace me in his arms, 765

imprison me within your arms, and strong shall be my hand., 604

In his arms he'll take and shield you, 743

In the arms of her who bore him, virgin pure, behold him lie, 314

in the arms of my dear Savior, O there are ten thousand charms., 765

In your arms I rest me, foes who would molest me cannot reach me here., 722

Little children, welcome! Earth is yours to live in; arms of love protect you, 679

Lord, nothing from your arms of love shall your own people sever., 147

may your loving arms enfold them in your care their whole life through, 660

No force of arms shall there prevail nor justice cease its sway, 691

now the Father's arms in welcome, 414

Redeeming God, your arms embrace all now despised for creed or race, 385

round you and beneath are spread the everlasting arms., 729

Teacher, Creator, God, enfold us in your arms, 801

They but saw a maiden lowly with an infant pure and holy, 319

who, from our mother's arms, has blessed us on our way, 533

With craft and dreadful might he arms himself to fight., 788

your hands swift to welcome, your arms to embrace:, 802

army

From vict'ry unto vict'ry his army he shall lead, 752

The white-robed army of martyrs praise you., 234

arose

He arose in silence., 580

It happened on that fateful night when pow'rs of earth and hell arose, 355

Thence he arose, no more to die, and showed our feet the way, 87

arraigned

Follow to the judgment hall, view the Lord of life arraigned, 349

array

Lift up your standard high! March on in firm array!, 786

Who are these in bright array, thousand times ten thousand strong, 88

With shining face and bright array, Christ deigns to manifest that day, 327

arrayed

and you are on your Father's throne in majesty arrayed, 374

For us by wickedness betrayed, scourged, mocked, in purple robe arrayed, 485

May your church, arrayed in the glorious dress, 205

Thus well arrayed, I need not fear, when in his presence I appear., 178, 181, 201

arrive

and I hope, by thy good pleasure, safely to arrive at home., 782

arsenal

The selfishness which is our human curse, the arsenal of hatred which we nurse --, 766

art

God of drama, music, dancing, God of story, sculpture, art, 132

God of wisdom, we acknowledge that our science and our art, 664

Great God of all wisdom, of science and art, 128

arts

Here, as in the world around us, all our varied skills and arts, 564

ascend

and as on eagles' wings upborne to heav'n ascend., 468

Awake, you nations under ground; and saints, ascend the skies., 87

For her my tears shall fall, for her my prayers ascend, 513

O tender heav'nly friend, to you our prayers ascend, 563

their hearts and hopes ascend to seek above th'eternal good., 516

While the prayers of saints ascend, God of love, to mine attend., 553

ascended

All praise to you, ascended Lord, all glory ever be, 374

Christ high-ascended, now in glory seated, 626

Crowning gift of resurrection sent from your ascended throne, 98

for he who surrendered his spirit is he who ascended to reign, 656

morn when our ascended Lord on his church his Spirit poured!, 375

My Lord of life who came in fire when Christ was high ascended:, 384

risen, glorified, ascended, all the Father's purpose done --, 692

so close he is, our Lord who is ascended. To God be endless praise!, 830

then, among your saints ascended, we for your redeeming love shall raise, 506

to the Father's side ascended till as judge he comes again., 699

who ascended for us into heavín, to prepare a place for us, 252

ascending

to his heav'nly throne ascending, having vanquished all their fears, 370

ascends

hence to death and hell descends, then the heav'nly throne ascends., 265

ascribe

ascribe all pow'r and glory and praise to God alone., 391

to him all majesty ascribe and crown him Lord of all!, 403

ascribing

the great congregation his triumph shall sing, ascribing salvation to Jesus, our King., 565

ashamed

Thus if we have known him, not ashamed to own him, 270, 273

yet oft ashamed we weep before you, that we by sin our Lord have slain., 340

ashes

to dust and ashes in its heat consuming, 492

though dust and ashes in your sight, we may, we must draw near., 750

aside

nor let me ever stray from you aside., 705

set aside his majesty to take the sinner's place., 336

ask

As we ask that you stay with us, and we watch what you are doing, 798

Ask and it shall be given unto you, seek and you shall find, 605

Ask if we love and serve you as we ought., 742

God's Spirit comes to all who ask, to ev'ry heart that seeks release., 630

In all my work and prayer I ask his loving care:, 552

Lord, we your presence seek, we ask this blessing true 584

Teach us to ask ourselves from day to day, 742

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

You ask me how I know he lives? He lives within my heart., 792

You ask who this may be? The Lord of hosts is he!, 788

Yours I am, O spotless Lamb, I will suffer nought to hide you, nought I ask beside you., 722

asking

asking pardon for our sins, peace and comfort from above., 741

asking that the world around us share your children's liberty, 617

asleep

Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep., 236

the little Lord Jesus, asleep on the hay., 301

aspiration

We come to worship in this place with aspiration high, 439

aspires

to heav'n aspires my spirit, to glow with nobler fire, 484

ass

ox and ass before him bow, and he is in the manger now., 291

Why lies he in such mean estate where ox and ass are feeding?, 305

assail

God's promise will not fail you! No more shall doubt assail you!, 344

Lo! The hosts of evil round us scorn the Christ, assail his ways!, 751

Sin and hell in conflict fell with their bitter storms assail me. Jesus will not fail me., 722

when tempests fierce assail me, they're calm at his command., 769

assembled

He found them in his house of prayer with one accord assembled, 396

Lord of the living, in your name assembled, 812

Pour an abundant blessing down on evíry soul assembled here, 33

to the church in faith assembled, to her midst as gift and sign:, 498

we are here assembled in your holy name, 205

We who here together are assembled, joining hearts and hands in one, 207

assigned

The task your wisdom has assigned here let me cheerfully fulfill, 638

with gladness and a willing mind whatever is for us assigned., 643

assist

My gracious master and my God, assist me to proclaim, 548

assume

Christ, to purchase our salvation, did assume humanity, 560

assumed

He assumed all Adam's blame, redeemed us from eternal flame, 277

the whole creationís Head and Lord, by highest seraphim adoed, assumed our very nature., 278

Who else assumed our debt and death, who else deserves our trust and faith?, 333

assurance

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! O what a foretaste of glory divine!, 714

but greater still the calm assurance, this child can face uncertain days because he lives., 706

let this blessed assurance control, 754

may God's love live deep within you, with assurance, lasting grace!, 443

O perfect Life, be now their full assurance, 427

assure

Still assure me of my calling; keep me near, in your care, saved from final falling., 568

assured

Am I of my salvation assured through thy great love?, 795

assured, if I my trust betray, I shall forever die., 645

It is by grace we are assured that we belong to him:, 781

Source of all sovíreignty, light, immortality, life everlasting and heaven assured, 407

then my heart assured shall be you, my God, have pardoned me., 779

We seal you fast in time and word, assured your full voice we have heard, 738

we're assured your mercies are each morning new, 770

assuredly

in ev'ry trial I shall prove assuredly that God is love., 721

assures

venture all on him, our Lord, who assures us in his word, 636

assuring

Lord, you bless with words assuring: "I am with you to the end.", 25, 71, 617

astound

For the wonders that astound us, for the truths that still confound us, 449

astray

keep your flock, from sin defend us, seek us when we go astray., 731

Lord Jesus, think on me, nor let me go astray, 764

Take my feet and lead their way; never let them go astray, 610

Tender Shepherd, never leave them, never let them go astray, 660

Without your grace and favor I go astray, 791

asunder

Blessed Three-in-One, help us this day to ponder how to unite what nations put asunder, 830

athirst

when athirst to him I cry, living water he'll supply., 662

atom

stored in each atom, gathered from the sun., 654

atone

ah, how he does weep and groan our rebellion to atone., 346

because by death and suff'ring you did for me atone., 484

for all my numerous sins to atone, I for my Lord and Savior own., 201

give faith in your great sacrifice that does for sin atone, 750

You once suffered on the cross to atone for sinners' guilt, 741

atoned

all other love but yours expelling, that love which for my sins atoned, 340

atonement

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

by an ignominious death he a full atonement made, 416

even death by crucifixion: our atonement full and free., 334

who yielded his life an atonement for sin, 550

atoning

and to evíry heart more fully your atoning pow'r display, 67

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

on your atoning death I shall rely forever., 488

reveals redemption's wondrous call through Christ's atoning death for all., 509

since I rely in faith on your atoning death., 737

attain

an Easter of unending joy we may at last attain!, 341

attains

Until the body changed attains blest immortality., 180

attempt

Do we attempt to do your holy will?, 742

attend

our prayer attend. Come and your people bless and give your word success, 555

surely his goodness and mercy shall daily attend you., 530

The sure provisions of my God attend me all my days, 730

While the prayers of saints ascend, God of love, to mine attend., 553

attended

And when my short life is ended, by his angel host attended, 723

as countless more legions in heaven above extol how his grace them attended., 518

attendeth

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, 754

attending

brethren -- his commands attending, we in him, our Lord, are one., 673

Thousand, thousand saints attending join to sing the glad refrain:, 259

attends

Eternal are your mercies, Lord; eternal truth attends your word, 551

attitude

Lord, teach us all an attitude that thanks you all our days, 451

author

author of mercy, turn your face and grant repentance for our pride., 339

Eternal thanks we sing, great author of salvation, 488

Hail, Alpha and Omega, hail, O Author of our faith, 703

the author of salvation was nailed upon a tree., 620

authority

pow'r and authority, splendor and dignity, 407

autumn

The turning autumn leaves, the fruit so full and free, 466

availed

his blood can make the foulest clean, his blood availed for me., 548

avails

his risen life avails for all earth's people --, 629

avert

To avert from us God's wrath, Jesus suffered in our stead, 416

avowing

gratefully this truth avowing, that Christ is our all in all., 560

await

I know not, O I know not what joys await us there, 814

awaits

the crown awaits the conquest; lead on, O God of might!, 753

The world awaits his presence new, a Child, a Son, a Savior true., 299

awake

awake and hearken, for he brings glad tidings of the King of kings!, 267

Awake, my soul, and sing of him who set us free, 405

Awake, you nations under ground; and saints, ascend the skies., 87

from cowardice defend us, from lethargy awake!, 634

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

Lord, awake us to the vision of a world redeemed and free!, 619

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

the watchment on the heights are crying; "Awake, Jerusalem, arise!", 258

Wake, awake, for night is flying,"the watchmen on the heights are crying, 258

awakes

The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes, 301

when beauty gilds the eastern hills and life to joy awakes., 257

awaking

When morning gilds the skies, my heart awaking cries:, 552

aware

may our prayers, Lord, make us ten times more aware, 651

We go in peace, but made aware that, in a needy world like this, 598

Yet give us insight that keeps us aware justice and mercy in balance to share., 687

away

Cast me not away from your presence, 79

Lord God, with shame I now confess Iíve turned away from you, 32

awe

and is moved to awe and laughter at this infant life so dear, 659

but with awe and wonder, and with life-filled breath, 480

each dim revealing of yourself with loving awe to trace, 318

Filled with awe and humbly bowing, at his feet we prostrate fall, 560

God reveals his presence; let us now adore him and with awe appear before him., 554

God reveals his presence, whom th'angelic legions serve with awe in heav'nly regions., 554

how does the creature say awe how does the creature say praise, 26, 462

in awe and wonder to recall his life laid down for me., 222, 415

in silent awe we bow on this, your holy day., 563

kneel in awe and wonder; love him who with love is yearning, 289

sing, with awe and love's sensation, 64, 298

Upon your precepts and your ways my heart will meditate with awe, 510

While the hosts of heav'n adore you, we with awe fall down before you, 473

awed

awed by his love his foes surrender and fall before the Mighty One., 545

awesome

Ev'ry eye shall then behold you robed in awesome majesty, 259

O Lord my God! When I in awesome wonder consider all the works thy hands have made, 44, 465