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

dear desire of ev'ry nation, joy of ev'ry longing heart., 262

Earth's glory to inherit is not what I desire, 484

grant our desire for those who seek your favor, 427

hark to the voice above our base desire, 459

let all your gifts be my delight and you, my Lord, my one desire., 583

O Christ, our hope, our heart's desire, redemption's only spring, 374

Prayer is the soul's sincere desire, unuttered or expressed, 749

Spirit God, our need, our desire, 499

to let our will and our desire be held in holy light., 801

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

You alone are my heart’s desire and I long to worship you, 28

Desire of Nations

Appear, Desire of nations, your exiles long for home, 17, 394

O come, Desire of Nations, bind all peoples in one heart and mind, 274

seek the great Desire of nations; you have seen his natal star, 293


What the fathers most desired, what the prophet's heart inspired, 261


this done, our steps are safe and sure, our hearts' desires are rendered pure, 768


a strong desiring confidence to hear your voice and live, 750

Those who Christ alone desiring, those whom nothing else can cheer, 717


no orphans left without a home, nor mourners desolate., 17, 394


that war may haunt the earth no more and desolation cease., 681


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

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

and though my heart grows weary, I never will despair, 792

free reconciliation and hope amid despair., 620

Give us your Spirit's liberty to turn from guilt and dull despair, 579

In the world's despair and turmoil, one firm anchor holds us fast:, 507

Lead us, Father, into freedom, from despair your world release, 685

redeemed at countless cost from dark despair., 640

Risen Lord, shall yet the city be the city of despair?, 697

Speak out, O saints of God! Despair engulfs earth's frame, 628


In our worldwide task of caring for the hungry and despairing, 449

may we bring a view to heaven to this world's despairing plight., 627


that suffers when one life despairs, and moves to intercede., 524


Do your friends despise, forsake you? Take it to the Lord in prayer!, 743

no one can serve him and despise another., 562


Hail, O once despised Jesus! Hail, O Galilean King!, 330

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

Yet, though despised and gory, I claim you as my own., 345


Your people despoil all the sweetness of earth, 682


ne'er forget your destination, why from this vain world redeemed., 515


destined heaven to inherit, and the church above to meet., 515


Child of our destiny, God from eternity, 407

that by our response and service earth its destiny may find., 685


Death's fearful sting he has come to destroy., 357

Easter triumph, Easter joy!  This alone can sin destroy, 216

know that the Lord is God alone; he can create, and he destroy, 455

Lord, hasten to bring in your kingdom on earth, when no one shall hurt or destroy, 682

The Spirit shows if I possess a love no evil can destroy, 598

whose trust, ever childlike no cares could destroy:, 802


our pride and deeds unjust are destroy'd by the right hand of God., 690


Death destroying, life restoring, proven equal to our need, 370


What godlessness destroys faith labors to restore, 698


death of death and hell's destruction, land me safe on Canaan's side., 790

from trust in bombs that shower destruction through the night, 142, 683

God redeems you from destruction, and with you so kindly deals., 458


then let love determine our behavior, for 'tis God's command to all, 397


Though hordes of devils fill the land all threat'ning to devour us, 788


manifest in valiant fight, quelling all the devil's might, 313

Target of the devil's rage, and by his own disowned, 336


so may I prove true, devoted to you, 608

till we depart, our lives be true, devoted wholly unto you., 643


Bind their hearts in true devotion, endless as the seashore's sands, 429

Bless all those whose voice and presence, deep devotion, dignity, 665

If our hearts are lifted where devotion soars, 651

Lord Jesus Christ, be present now; our hearts in true devotion bow, 561

Shall we not yield him, in costly devotion, 317


Though hordes of devils fill the land all threat'ning to devour us, 788


"As the life-charged dew of heaven births the seed and stirs the mill, 780

and sweetly distills in the dew and the rain., 566


Cold on his cradle the dewdrops are shining, 317


Drop thy still dews of quietness, till all our strivings cease., 739


bring forth the royal diadem, and crown him Lord of all!, 402, 403

Him they found in Bethlehem yet he wore no diadem., 319


Amazing love! How can it be the you, my Lord, should die for me?, 773

and, all defeated, joy and friendship die, 755

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

born as a man to die, nailed to a cross on high, 407

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

Christ being raised from the dead will never die again, 236

Do now my needs supply lest I should droop and die., 737

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

for nothing there can fade or die; life’s fullness round is spread, 810

for shelter and for bread to eat, and never live until they die., 694

For the joy you came to give you meekly went to die, 336

from step to step on you rely, then in your service die., 399

he lives to die no more, amen, the Lord is ris'n indeed!, 356

Jesus came for our redemption, lowly came on earth to die, 55

"It is finished!" hear him cry; learn of Jesus Christ to die, 349

Let streets and homes with praises ring. Love, drowned in death, shall never die., 362

live to behold our large increase, and die to meet us all above., 432

Long as we live, and when we die, 213, 469

May your life and death supply grace to live and grace to die, 352

Mild he lays his glory by, born that we no more may die, 295

nor yet because if I love not, I must forever die., 602

Not as of old a little child, to bear and fight and die, 257

O when I come to die, give me Jesus., 573

O who am I that for my sake my Lord should take frail flesh, and die?, 482

Ride on! Ride on in majesty! In lowly pomp ride on to die, 343

sent him to die, I scarce can take it in, 465

Show us how through care and goodness fear will die and hope increase., 685

so that each one for the other will not hesitate to die., 401

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

To die for wrongs which you have done, 72

to die to self, and so to live by your most holy word., 341

We praise in songs of victory that love, that life, which cannot die, 212

What though my joys and comforts die? The Lord my Savior's living., 701

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

who died, eternal life to bring and lives that death may die., 405

who died for us once, that we might die unto sin, 252

with Christ we die and live again, his selfless love has made us whole., 221

yet whose thoughts were for your mother, and a thief condemned to die --, 692

Your dying cleansed the world of sin, and all who die with you are clean, 333


All hail, Redeemer, hail! For you have died for me, 405

and died on earth that we might live in love., 618

and evermore remind me that thou hast died for me, 795

and on this cross you died for us to set your people free, 374

as you have died for me, my love, adoringly, 705

Christ has died!  Christ is risen!  Christ will come again!, 210

Christ suffers still, yet loves the more, and lives, where even hope has died., 362

Died he for me, who caused his pain -- for me, who caused his bitter death?, 773

Draw me nearer, nearer, blessed Lord, to the cross where thou hast died, 607

felt in the days when hope unborn had died, 707

For all the world Christ died to purchase pardon, 629

God of the countryside, dear to our Lord who died to make us one, 653

he bled and died to take away my sin., 465

he died amid the most depraved, 365

He died that we might be forgiv'n, 353

He came singing faith and he lived singing faith; he died, singing faith., 580

He came singing hope and he lived singing hope; he died, singing hope., 580

He came singing love and he lived singing love; he died, singing love., 580

He came singing peace and he lived singing peace; he died, singing peace., 580

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

His glories now we sing, who died and rose on high, 405

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

I do believe he died for me the holy Lamb on Calvary., 776

O Prince of Peace, who died to save, a lost world to redeem, 691

on which the Prince of glory died, 80, 350

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

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

The death that he died, he died to sin, once for all, 236

The saints who died and now are raised delight in endless blessing:, 393

‘twas there my Savior for me died., 198

unto him who for us died, till with him we're glorified., 586

where the dear Lord was crucified, who died to save us all., 353

who died, eternal life to bring and lives that death may die., 405

who died for us once, that we might die unto sin, 252

who gave their lives proclaiming that Jesus died and rose, 634

with his own blood he bought her, and for her life he died., 511

"Worthy the Lamb that died," they cry, "to be exalted thus.", 477

you can tell the love of Jesus, and say, "He died for all,", 500


Jesus, pitying the sighs of the thief, who near you dies, 352

Once more the shadows lengthen, the daylight dies, 571

the shepherd dies for sheep who love to wander, 351

We know that Christ is raised and dies no more., 366


Gifts may differ, as may service, yet we follow one true Lord, 496

different  (see also: diff’rent)

Together met, together bound, we'll go our different ways, 230, 415


When cloudy and difficult winter is past, God will work our great restoration., 393


can make for us a world of diff'rence, as faith and hope are born again., 784

diff'rent  (see also: different)

for we are God's family even though we diff'rent be., 397

Our ministries are diff'rent, our purpose is the same:, 620

to walk your diff'rent walk, from fears and hungers freed, 418


Bless all those whose voice and presence, deep devotion, dignity, 665

pow'r and authority, splendor and dignity, 407

to live as God intended with sacred dignity., 503


And we believe your word, though dim our faith may be., 657

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

earth's joys grow dim, its glories pass away., 807

from life's fair dawning to its twilight dim, 587

His wisdom ever waking, his sight is never dim, 732

I do not know when evening falls, if soon or late earth's day grows dim, 727

the lamp was burning dim before the sacred ark, 609

Though eyes be dim or cannot see, we welcome what you know that we, 520

whose love no passing years can dim, our changeless friend., 425


How often, making music, we have found a new dimension in the world of sound, 532


revealing dimensions undreamed of before., 491


In blazing light your cross reveals the truth we dimly knew:, 777


When our spirits are deafened by the world's ceaseless din, 748


by his power, ev'ry hour, will direct us and protect us in a world of sin and strife., 631

direct, protect and feed me from day to day., 791

heav'nly leader, still direct us, still support, console, protect us, 799

How shall the young direct their way? What light shall be their perfect guide?, 510

Now direct our daily labor, lest we strive for self alone, 652

suggest whate'er I think or say; direct me in the narrow way, 733

Thus direct them, thus defend them, lest they fall an easy prey., 660

To God whose mercy knows no bounds, we gratefully direct our sounds, 541

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

Which only the believer feels, direct, and keep, and cheer our hearts, 33


by your warning love directed, may they walk the narrow way!, 660

Those who are by Christ directed, trusting the Good Shepherd's care, 717


By your Spirit's sure direction may we meet, dear Lord, in heaven., 809

Grant, Lord, that with thy direction, "Love each other," we comply, 673

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

may this motto live in all God's children as we strive to follow love's direction, 397

simply follow your direction, to your will resign our choice., 716


Lord, be ever my protector; with me stay, all the day, ever my director, 568


Too soon we rise; the vessels disappear, 421


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


our disappointment, guilt, and grieving, seeking new paths, and sure to find., 784

when disappointment, grief, and fear are gone, 757


we who would foster clouds of disaster – God of our planet, forestall and forgive., 655

what pain or what disaster can part me from his love?, 769


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


Not for tongues of heaven's angels, not for wisdom to discern, 591


And now at length discerning the evil that I do, 763

He fills your needs to fullest measure with what discerning love has sent, 712

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

Like a father, you protect me, teach me the discerning eye, 669

with a passion for discerning how the world has been designed., 664


"Take up your cross," the Savior said, "if you would my disciple be, 758


a band of Christ's disciples to worship, sing, and pray., 378

all your days unto his service hallow, each to be disciples true, 444

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

as it is for pilgrims fit, as disciples ought to do., 206

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

he doubted the disciples' word. Alleluia!, 369

He the Master, we disciples, he is ours and we are his., 401

Join hands, disciples of the faith, whate’er your race may be, 45, 523

May it to the world appear that we your disciples are, 672

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

through life, in death, on land, o'er sea to you disciples be., 399

'Tis this which cements the disciples of Christ, 675

to God who calls us all to be disciples of the Lord., 696

to win disciples out of ev'ry nation, we are his witnesses, 626

To your disciples now appear as risen from the dead., 399

Today we all are called to be disciples of our Lord, 696

yet we, his disciples, often cause him pain, 770


O God, your will disclose, your counsel let me find., 615


our discord spreads a deadly cloud that threatens all of life., 696


hush the storm of strife and passion, bid its cruel discords cease., 648


Sometimes I feel discouraged, and think my work's in vain, 500

We should never be discouraged; take it to the Lord in prayer!, 743


may we discover gifts in each other, 514

so that I may discover what greatly pleases you., 268


sin and disease, the enemies of good --, 587


God forgives all your transgressions, all diseases gently heals, 458


for me you bore the nails and spear and manifold disgrace., 602


Your living likeness still we bear, though marred, dishonored, disobeyed., 579


but God is round about me, and can I be dismayed?, 732

"Fear not, I am with you; O be not dismayed, 709


Christians, dismiss your fear; let hope and joy succeed, 93, 356

Lord, dismiss us with your blessing; fill our hearts with joy and peace, 559


disobeyed your holy word. Lord, have mercy on us still., 760

Your living likeness still we bear, though marred, dishonored, disobeyed., 579


Target of the devil's rage, and by his own disowned, 336


Dispel the darkness from our minds, and open now our eyes, 21

Dispel the shadows of the night, and turn our darkness into light., 274

from our hearts our fears dispel and with joy illumine!, 300

Morning Star, my soul’s true light, tarry not, dispel my night., 281

let your word dispel the night, wake my spirit, clear my sight., 223

Morning Star, your cheering light can dispel the gloom of night., 323


all are dispelled when in our hearts we say:, 766


but Christ the Sun of gladness, dispelling all our sadness, shines down on us in warmest light., 572

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

he hears my supplication, dispelling all my care, 769


on your ransomed congregations; grace to ev’ry soul dispense, 528

be our help, joy and salvation; life and health to us dispense, 716


For three long days the grave did its worst, until its strength by God was dispersed., 357

The powers of death have done their worst, but Christ their legions has dispersed:, 361


has displaced the grounds of wonder which the ancient prophets taught., 664


and to ev’ry heart more fully your atoning pow'r display, 67

more and more yourself display, shining to the perfect day!, 475


"The heav'nly babe you there shall find to human view displayed, 296

thy pow'r throughout the universe displayed., 465


All that is displeasing unto you, forgive, 746


the light and darkness are of his disposing, 575


to Jesus, unbounded by distance or time, they bow in profound adoration., 393


as distant but compelling, I hear you call my name., 763

Christ is alive! No longer bound to distant years in Palestine, 362

Far as east from west is distant, God has put away our sin, 458

From a distant home the Savior we come seeking, 322

You are so distant and so near; for you we long, yet you we fear, 738


and sweetly distills in the dew and the rain., 566


Yet families have also distorted their roles, 678


Although some hear each song or word, distraction may leave meaning blurred., 520


and sanctify to you your deepest distress., 709

For God, in grace and tenderness, regarded us in our distress, 519

however great is my distress, then this is joy., 598

Incline your ear to my distress in spite of my rebelling., 761

Now, though daily earth’s deep sadness may perplex us and distress us, 188

only what your grace has taught us calms the sinner's deep distress., 331

our guide and help in gladness and distress., 711

Out of deep distress we call. Help us, Lord, 760

Praise him for his grace and favor to his people in distress., 529

Save us in our soul's distress; be our help to cheer and bless, 352


calling the young and old to rest, calling the souls of those distressed, 512

may your grace and mercy rest on the helpless and distressed., 692


Praise for ev'ry scene distressing, praise for all he did endure., 560

The Lord is never far away, but through all grief distressing, 15, 537


blessed Savior, then, in love, fear and distrust remove, 705


Triune God, mysterious Being, undivided and diverse, 642


Rich in diversity, help us to live closer than neighbors, 514

showing kindness, mercy, understanding, and respect diversity, 397


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

In ev'ry insult, rift, and war, where color, scorn, or wealth divide, 362

where hate and fear divide us, and bitter threats are hurled, 142, 683


A simple meal, a quiet time to celebrate a love divine, 438

a sword to face the tempter, a seed of life divine, 508

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

beneath these forms of bread and wine enrich us with your grace divine., 228

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

Branches we in Christ, the Vine, living by his life divine, 525

Come down, O love divine, seek now this soul of mine, 492

Come, heav’nly bridegroom, light divine, 188

comfort in sorrow, grace for tomorrow, Savior divine!, 796

Consecrate me now to thy service, Lord, by the pow'r of grace divine, 607

Farther still than earth from heaven are things human from divine.", 780

fill me, radiancy divine; scatter all my unbelief, 475

for the Lord of all existence, putting off divine transcendence, 187

fragrance of Edom and off'rings divine, 317

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

He bade me welcome, O word of mercy, he bade me welcome, O voice divine., 775

Here might I stay and sing, no story so divine:, 482

here you bless us with your saving gifts divine., 420

Holy Spirit, light divine, dawn upon this soul of mine, 223

Holy Spirit, peace divine, still this restless heart of mine, 223

Holy Spirit, pow’r divine, fortify this will of mine, 223

Holy Spirit, truth divine, shine upon these eyes of mine, 223

inspired by Christ, through word and tune, of things divine we dream., 439

Jesus mine, in me shine; in me shine, Jesus mine; fill my heart with light divine., 281

Jesus, our divine companion, by your lowly human birth, 576

Lord, sup with us in love divine; your body and your blood, 411

Love divine, all loves excelling, joy of heav'n, to earth come down!, 474

love so amazing, so divine, demands my soul, my life, my all., 80, 350

manifest in pow'r divine, changing water into wine, 313

Mighty God and Mary's son, human and divine in one., 265

much I offended, yet you extended friendship divine!, 796

O let your face upon us shine and fill the world with love divine., 267

Oh, blessed communion, fellowship divine, 390

peace divine that lasts forever here erect its glorious throne, 556

Shining soul, true light divine, come without delay and shine, 323

teach us how to love each other, lift us to the joy divine., 544

that all whose lives are touched by mine, may know your healing touch divine., 686

The church from you, dear Master, received this gift divine, 23, 505

the deeps of the ocean proclaim him divine., 448

There the Son of God would dwell all divine, all human, 300

to thee, the King of glory, my heart will tune a song divine, 269

Travel beside me, strengthen and guide me, Shepherd divine!, 796

until this selfish part of me glows with your fire divine., 494

we loud, like rushing streams, combine in showing forth his love divine., 479

What heights, what depths, of love divine in your blessed incarnation shine!, 73

when suddenly a voice divine rang through the silence of the shrine., 609

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

Your Spirit send with light divine, and let your truth within us shine., 561