Break down the wall that would divide your children, Lord, on ev'ry side., 686

Break forth, O beauteous heav'nly light, and usher in the morning., 287

break nature's bonds, and let me see, he whom you free indeed is free., 721

Break now the bread of life, dear Lord, to me, 502

break the gloom of our dark night, fill our souls with love and light, 276

He comes to break oppression, to set the captive free, 49, 263

He will never, he will never break the bruised reed., 636

I will break their hearts of stone, give them hearts for love alone., 641

just about the break of day, give me Jesus., 573

may our light break forth with brightness, from thy light reflected shine, 673

O Wind of God, come, bend us, break us, till humbly we confess our need, 47

That Easter morn at break of day, the faithful women went their way, 369

The mountains and hills shall break forth into song, the peoples be led forth in peace, 682

Then take the towel, and break the bread, and humble us, and call us friends., 579

washed in your blood, we lose our stains, and with your cross you break our chains., 333

your bliss in our hearts, Lord, at the break of the day., 802


And when human hearts are breaking under sorrow's iron rod, 463

the pow'r of Satan breaking, our peace eternal making., 287

then our eyes begin to open, for we see you in the breaking of the bread., 798


All the world’s dark night is past, morning breaks in joy at last., 211

for gladness breaks like morning where'er your face appears:, 753

he breaks the cruel oppressor's rod and wins salvation glorious., 788

Heav'n's morning breaks and earth's vain shadows flee, 807

In Christ there is no east or west -- he breaks all barriers down:, 781

Morning breaks and Jesus meets us, feeds and comforts, pardons still, 211

Or the fullness of the sea when it breaks upon the shore:, 164

The King shall come when morning dawns and light triumphant breaks, 257

till your Spirit breaks our night with the beams of truth unclouded, 558


As a mother feeds her baby, with the milk from her own breast, 659

Breathe, O breathe your loving Spirit into every troubled breast, 124, 474

God like a gentle shepherd stills our fear, and comforts us against a peaceful breast., 459

has he not your love excited? Then let love inspire each breast., 673

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

lay down, O weary one, lay down your head upon my breast.", 606

O let that faith which you have taught be treasured in our breast, 703

see where the infant Jesus smiles upon Mary's breast!, 284

the motion of a hidden fire that trembles in the breast., 749

This purifies the guilty breast, and reconciles to God., 768


All that has life and breath, come now with praises before him!, 530

Breath of God, O life-giving Spirit, yours the truth that we seek this day., 499

breath of life and voice of prophets, sign of blessing, pow'r of love:, 642

Breathe on me, breath of God, fill me with life anew, 494

Breathe on me, breath of God, my will to yours incline, 494

Breathe on me, breath of God, so shall I never die, 494

Breathe on me, breath of God, until my heart is pure, 494

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

Crashing waters at creation, ordered by the Spirit's breath, 767

grant us visions ever growing, breath of life, eternal strength, 132

Great Spirit, give her word and breath in Christ to live and speak, 431

he bore the shameful cross and death, for us gave up his dying breath., 485

He comes to us as one unknown, a breath unseen, unheard, 478

He pardons all our sins, prolongs our feeble breath, 546

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

in bitter pangs resigned his breath, but now has ris'n. Amen!, 356

O Breath of Life, come sweeping through us, revive your church with life and power, 47

O Breath of Love, come, breathe within us, renewing thought and will and heart, 47

one word of your supporting breath drives all my fears away., 730

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

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

Spirit God, our hope and our faith, breathe now within us your holy breath., 499

The Spirit's breath revives the dead, new life emerges from that bed, 365

to you, Holy Spirit, our life and our breath, be glory forever, through life and through death., 382

until the radiant force of God fills mind and strength and breath., 801

Yea, while a breath, a pulse remains will I remember thee., 422


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

breathe now within us your holy breath., 499

Breathe, O breathe your loving Spirit into every troubled breast, 124, 474

Breathe on me, breath of God, fill me with life anew, 494

Breathe on me, breath of God, my will to yours incline, 494

Breathe on me, breath of God, so shall I never die, 494

Breathe on me, breath of God, until my heart is pure, 494

Breathe through the pulses of desire thy coolness and thy balm, 739

hallow and transform our living; breathe through all we say or do., 496

its flag can only be unfurled when you shall breathe from heav'n., 604

Lord, breathe upon us with your heav'nly wind, 377

O Breath of Love, come, breathe within us, renewing thought and will and heart, 47

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

with all who raise the song of praise or breathe the voice of prayer., 227

with one conviction move each mind, one soul, one feeling breathe., 376


Spirit, breathed on the disciples, giving peace where there was fear:, 223


God who breathes through all creation: God is love, eternal love., 463

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


by day and night, a heart that still moves at the breathing of thy will., 609


Early hasten to the tomb, where they laid his breathless clay, 349


May our learning curb the error which unthinking faith can breed, 664


and hear the brook and feel the gentle breeze., 465

her flag of faith, above defeats, in heaven's breeze unfurled, 431

it lacks the needed fire to glow, it lacks the breeze to nerve, 604

yet small and still upon the breeze, a wind that stirs the tops of trees, 478


the breezes and the sunshine and soft refreshing rain., 453


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

"brethren of his law" are we --"As I loved you, so love ye.", 525


We build with mortar, brick and wood, this monument to praise our God, 440


With bridal care and faith's bold prayer, to meet the bridegroom, come, prepare!”, 258


a chosen bride forever, adorned now for our Savior, 631

from heav'n he came and sought her to be his holy bride, 511

Hasten as a bride to meet him, eagerly and gladly greet him., 588


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

Come, heav’nly bridegroom, light divine, 188

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

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

The watchers on the mountain proclaim the bridegroom near, 256

With bridal care and faith's bold prayer, to meet the bridegroom, come, prepare!", 258


In our common quest for justice may we hallow life's brief span., 685

the brief, bright hour of fellowship with you., 421


Your people despoil all the sweetness of earth; the brier and the thorn grow, 682


all now mysterious shall be bright at last., 757

All splendid bright, your grandeur shows, great God, in Christ victorious!, 393

All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small, 467

as with joy they hailed its light, leading onward, beaming bright, 190

bright skies will soon be o'er me where darkest clouds have been., 732

clad in raiment shining bright, victor palms in ev’ry hand, 88

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

Fair is the sunshine, fair is the moonlight, bright the sparkling stars on high, 470

from their bright baptismal day you have led them on their way., 426

hail the star that from far bright with hope is burning., 289

How bright appears the Morning Star with mercy beaming from afar, 278

I do not know tomorrow's way, if dark or bright its hours may be, 727

I who made the stars of night, I will make their darkness bright., 641

Keep bright in us the vision of days when war shall cease, 142, 683

look unto me, your morn shall rise, and all your day be bright.", 606

may I reach heaven's joys, O bright heav'n's Sun!, 719

O bright is the flame of the candle you give us!, 304

O Morning Star, how fair and bright!, 188

Praise God, angel hosts above, Ever bright and fair in love, 127

renews us for service with lives bright and glowing., 616

show us that bright shore where we weep no more., 799

Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright, 297

so bright with many an angel, and all the martyr throng., 814

the brief, bright hour of fellowship with you., 421

their bright wings above me, watching round my bed., 567

We thank you then, O Father, for all things bright and good, 162

When we've been there ten thousand years, bright shining as the sun, 783

where the bright gleam of our bright star is cast., 707

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


Brighten all our heav'nward way with an ever holier ray, 352

Lord, let your presence brighten the night, 796

whose colors brighten all our days, who loves and cares for me., 466


my life below be brightened by tasting of your grace, 484


Grant them the joy which brightens earthly sorrow, 427

the sunset, and the morning that brightens up the sky., 467


Ev'ry day will be the brighter when your gracious face we view, 310

bright the sparkling stars on high; Jesus shines brighter, 470

O, brighter than that glorious morn shall dawn upon our race, 257

O, brighter than the rising morn when Christ, victorious, rose, 257

which Christ upon the mountain shows, where brighter than the sun he glows!, 327


where Christ himself appearing, in brightest majesty, 484


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


brightness of the Father's glory, with the Father ever one, 507

first to witness day's beginning from the brightness of night's death., 767

his brightness ends the darkness that kept the earth in fear., 302

I may eternal brightness see and share your joy at last., 764

may our light break forth with brightness, from thy light reflected shine, 673

What great brightness did you see? What glad tidings did you hear?, 288


now the hearing, now the pow’r, now the vessel brimmed for pouring, 414

Then eyes with joy shall sparkle that brimmed with tears of late, 17, 394


Adoring praises now we bring and with the heav’nly blessed sing:, 216

and bring us with your saints to glory everlasting., 235

and nourish lambs, and feed the sheep, the wounded heal, the lost bring in., 432

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

Now we bring ourselves to you; cleanse us, Lord, we humbly pray, 741

Light of the world, we worship you; our gifts to you we bring, 68

Praise and thanksgiving let ev'ryone bring, 540

proclaim your love until you come to bring your scattered loved ones home., 228

The captive to release, the lost to God to bring, 657

To you our life and strength adoringly we bring:, 78

We give you but your own in any gifts we bring, 657

we too would bring our treasures to offer to the King, 658

What off'ring shall I bring to you, Immanuel, my Savior true, 279

What sacrifice, desire, or tribute bid you bring?, 695

with their lips and hearts, sincerely, glad thank off'rings may they bring, 660


and chooses from us, for our good, the bringers of good news., 431


bringing truth to live within you, turning blindness into sight, 526


changes the world and us and brings us home at last:, 210

Eternal is the gift he brings, therefore our heart with rapture sings:, 216


It snaps the brittleness of hate, unties the bonds of greed., 260


All glory to our Lord and God for love so deep, so high, so broad --, 485

O love, how deep, how broad, how high, beyond all thought and fantasy, 485


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


in hope that sends a shining ray far down the future's broad'ning way, 735


Before the bitter scene began, he took the bread and blessed and broke., 355

Break now the bread of life, dear Lord, to me, as when you broke the loaves beside the sea., 502

Embraced by death he broke its fearful hold; and our despair he turned to blazing joy., 366


Behold a broken world, we pray, where want and war increase, 691

broken, blessed, and freely served, richly giv’n though undeserved., 227

but the harmony of the creation is broken by selfhood and vice, 656

but those who heard your wise commands your holy law have broken., 384

Christ the Lord is ris'n again, Christ has broken ev'ry chain!, 360

For the bread which you have broken, for the wine which you have poured, 190, 229

God is the sculptor, we the broken stone., 459

God! when human bonds are broken and we lack the love or skill, 398

he whose word cannot be broken formed you for his own abode, 522

heal my wounded, broken spirit, save me by thy grace., 772

healing broken bodies, minds, and souls., 690

In the cross sin's curse is broken for the sake of Jesus' name., 332

It gently heals the broken heart and heav'nly riches does impart, 509

its harmonies broken and almost unheard --, 382

Just as I am; thy love unknown has broken every barrier down, 762

laws which never shall be broken for their guidance he has made., 454

Let your heart be broken by another's pain, 582

Let your heart be broken for a world in need --, 582

"My body broken for your sin receive and eat as living food.", 355

O dearest Jesus, what law have you broken, 351

O God of grace, we come to you with broken, contrite hearts, 750

parted not though bread be broken, you bear godhood's every token., 419

the broken bread of life, the love that we all need, 418

the silence was broken when God sang the song, 382

Thy body broken for my sake, my bread from heav'n shall be, 422

We come with self-inflicted pains of broken trust and chosen wrong, 579

where broken spirits are made whole, for God himself is here., 439

You in us are bruised and broken: hear us as we seek release, 398


fighting with selfishness and all its brood, 587

O Holy Spirit, who did brood upon the chaos dark and rude, 725


Holy Spirit, ever brooding o'er a world of gloom and night, 495


that broods on wrongs and will not let old bitterness depart, 777


and hear the brook and feel the gentle breeze., 465


born in our darkness, he became our brother., 562

For the joy of human love, brother, sister, parent, child, 538

give God the glory, God with us, my brother:, 562

Loving Father, Christ our brother, let your light upon us shine, 544

may we each, as sister, brother, follow Christ, not counting cost., 627

now for us before the Father as our brother intercede, 370

sister and brother, joined in the Spirit; loving each other in the one Son., 535

sold once for silver, murdered here, our brother, 562

to represent your steadfast love as sister and as brother., 121


And so as brothers, sisters all, we gladly heed our Savior's call., 438

Brothers, sisters, join in praising Christ, the Son, Incarnate Word, 193

Come all who hear, brothers and sisters draw near, 18

for brothers and sisters united by love stand firm o'er the earth far extended, 518

So brothers, sisters, praise his name who died to set us free, 781

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

We have received Christ Jesus, the Lord who sets us free as sisters and as brothers in one community, 434

Where sisters and brothers together in laughter and worship and prayer, 656


and through your knowledge may be brought anew to sing Christ's praise., 516

As saints of old their first fruits brought of vineyard, flock and field, 650

brought here together by Christ's love by love we thus are bound., 785

But not for us alone this news was brought by Christ our Lord, 543

Christ has brought you home in mercy, citizens of heav’n above, 526

have in love redeemed and brought nigh to God., 205

our Christ has brought us over with hymns of victory, 90

our heav'nly Father's leading has brought us safely here., 309

Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us., 707

that brought you here, by foes and thieves surrounded, 351

thou who hast brought us thus far on the way, 707

'tis grace has brought me safe thus far, and grace will lead me home., 783

We welcome you among us here, with joy that God has brought you near., 169, 174

What brought us together, what joined our hearts?, 675

who us by blood has bought, in mercy sought, and to the fold us brought., 219

You brought the church to birth that day on Pentecost with tongues of flame, 225


Crown him! Crowns become the victor's brow., 406

though we see you wounded, bleeding, see your thorn-encircled brow?, 331


He will never, he will never break the bruised reed., 636

You in us are bruised and broken: hear us as we seek release, 398


mistreating their members and bruising their souls., 678


crown your ancient Church's story; bring its bud to glorious flower., 751

'til peace in each home bears and nurtures the bud, 678


Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come, 754


and finely build for days to come foundations that endure., 681

Blessed name! the rock on which we build, our shield and resting place, 487

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

Christ is our cornerstone, on him alone we build, 517

for those who trust God's changeless love build on the rock that will not move., 712

give them drink and comfort them and build their fortitude, 601

Stir us to build new worlds in your name. Spirit of God, O send us your pow’r!, 489

to love, to lift, to build, to grow. God's kingdom is our goal., 439

We build with mortar, brick and wood, this monument to praise our God, 440


Thank you, God, for minerals and ores, the basis of all building, wealth, and speed., 654

building block

our lives are built upon his rock, our cornerstone and building block., 718


It is God who builds his city on the rock and not on sand:, 140


built up by those before us and passed through us today., 434

My hope is built on nothing less than Jesus' blood and righteousness, 771

our lives are built upon his rock, our cornerstone and building block., 718

We are God's house of living stones, built for his own habitation, 512

We built a sanctuary sure; it stands on sacred sod., 439


In the bulb there is a flower; in the seed, an apple tree, 797


ev'ry burden will be lighter when we know it comes from you., 310

let them know your yoke is easy, let them prove your burden's light., 660

Let us each for others care, each another's burden bear, 672

Prayer is the burden of a sigh, the falling of a tear, 749

strength for each burden, light for each day, 796

take up each anxious burden and bless each soul with peace., 268

that on the cross, my burden gladly bearing, 465


you have come to join the workers, burden-bearers of the earth., 576


From tender childhood's helplessness, from human grief and burdened toil, 581

to mirror Christ when others fail, to walk within his burdened trail, 440


Darkened roads are clearer, heavy burdens lighter, 493

from the burning of the noontide heat and burdens of the day., 329

may live, and on your love my burdens lay: Saranam, 756

We also bring our burdens here and share them as we feast, 395

We share our mutual woes, our mutual burdens bear, 680

You make our griefs and burdens your constant care:, 571


the talent when buried was withered, the manna, when hoarded, decayed, 656


a fire of love unchanging to burn within our hearts., 508

Burn up the clutter, brand us apart; warm ev’ry recess of my cold heart., 491

Christ rose triumphant that your hearts with nobler zeal might burn., 628

From your house when I return, may my heart within me burn, 553

Kindle our hearts to burn with your flame., 489

O let it freely burn, till worldly passions turn to dust and ashes in its heat consuming, 492

Spirit God, our need, our desire, burn now within us your holy fire., 499

tongues, that earth may hear their call, fire, that love may burn in all., 375


and in true faith and ever-burning love, 516

but carved a track of burning love through tangles of deceit and lies., 583

from the burning of the noontide heat and burdens of the day., 329

hail the star that from far bright with hope is burning., 289

Jesus, may our hearts be burning with more fervent love for you, 331

keep it burning, for thee yearning, wondrous Child divine!, 285

Let there be greening, birth from the burning, 655

the lamp was burning dim before the sacred ark, 609

then it seems our hearts are burning, for we find you in the sharing of the word., 798

your burning love is now released, our days of fear are ended., 384


O make your church, dear Savior, a lamp of burnished gold, 505


But now the bonds of death are burst, the ransom has been paid, 374

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

For our Redeemer burst from the tomb, even from death, dispelling its gloom., 357

Hail, all hail, victorious Lord and Savior, you have burst the bonds of death, 82

Perfect submission, perfect delight, visions of rapture now burst on my sight., 714

Spirit of God, burst forth in flame, searing our conscience, staking your claim., 491

True God, he first from death has burst forth into life, all subduing., 368


his bursting from the spiced tomb; his riding up the heavenly way, 237

The springs of salvation from Christ, the Rock, bursting, 616


Hark! those bursts of acclamation! Hark! those loud triumphant chords!, 406


in cocoons, a hidden promise: butterflies will soon be free!, 797


he lived and died to buy my pardon, an empty grave is there to prove my Savior lives., 706

one man finds it, knows its value, sells his all that field to buy, 702


finds it, clasps it, claims and buys it, selling all that he possessed., 702