And did not Jesus sing a psalm that night when utmost evil strove against the Light?, 532

and in that Light of life I'll walk, till trav'ling days are done., 606

I heard the voice of Jesus say, "I am this dark world's Light, 606

O Truth unchanged, unchanging, O Light of our dark sky, 23

The Light has returned as it came once before, 382

Light of light

as the Light of light descending from the realms of endless day, 271

Glorious Lord, yourself impart! Light of light, from God proceeding, 558

Light of light, to earth descending, he reveals our God to us., 507

Light of light, we humbly pray, shine upon your world today, 276

O light of light, explore and chase our gloom away, 376

The highest, most holy, light of light eternal, 283

Light of the world

Light of the world, come near and bless, 68

Light of the world, we worship you, 68

that Jesus, the Light of the world, is our song., 304


O let my eyes be lightened by sight of your dear face, 484


he speaks, and we shall find he lightens our dark mind, 668


Darkened roads are clearer, heavy burdens lighter, 493

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


Touch the earth lightly, use the earth gently, 655

We lightly take your majesty, pretend your will to clearly see, 738


and then as death gives way to vict'ry, I'll see the lights of glory and I'll know he reigns., 706

but crowned with glory like the sun that lights the morning sky., 257

Christ is himself the joy of all, the sun that warms and lights us., 367

he paints the wayside flower, he lights the evening star, 453

Members -- on our Head depending, lights -- reflecting him, our Sun, 673

Rejoice, rejoice, believers, and let your lights appear, 256


that we like to you may be, at your great epiphany, 313


came in likeness lowly, Son of God most holy, 186, 270, 273

for our growing in your likeness, bring the life of Christ to mind, 685

that in all things we may show that we in your likeness grow., 586

through your symbols of redeeming, wine and bread in likeness seeming., 419

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


with eagerness of heart and strength of limb, 587


And when these failing limbs grow numb, and mind and memory flee, 422

palsied limbs and fainting soul, 313


That Spirit knows no limit, bestowing life and pow'r., 378


Christ welcomes all and so do we, whate'er our limitation be., 520


tell of love which knows no limits, 69, 526

who bade the mighty ocean deep its own appointed limits keep:, 725


"To you, in David's town this day, is born of David's line, 296


"Till he come!" O let the words linger on the trembling chords, 413


and should our love's union holy firmly linked no more remain, 673


freshen my lips with wine, my soul with bread, 755

from the lips of sinners, unto whom he came, 480

God gave us eyes to see them, and lips that we might tell, 467

guard me, lest idle speech may from my lips be falling, 615

Hark, his gracious lips bestow, alleluia!, 371

Let new lips, tasting vict'ry won, 379

Prayer is the simplest form of speech that infant lips can try, 749

so open now our lips, our hearts so raise, 377

Take my lips and keep them true, filled with messages from you, 610

that both our hearts and lips may give you praise., 377

Thus may our lips your praises sound, our hearts in steadfast hope abound, 519

to touch our lips, our minds inspire, and wing to heav'n our thought!, 531

to whom the lips of children made sweet hosannas ring., 342

Unseal our lips to sing your praise in endless hymns through all our days, 561

when our lips can speak no words other than true, 689

While your glorious praise is sung, touch my lips, unloose my tongue, 553

With joyful lips we sing to you our praise and gratitude, 417

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

"Worthy the Lamb," our lips reply, "for he was slain for us.", 477


and listen as he calls your name to come and follow near, 611

and speak to make me listen, O guardian of my soul., 603

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

O Lord, hear my prayer. Come and listen to me., 745

Savior, blessed Savior, listen while we sing, 778

We listen to your word on this, your holy day, 563


But the ones who listened humbly learned to trust him and obey, 130


Let our rejoicing rise high as the list'ning skies, 707

This is my Father's world, and to my list'ning ears, 456


he was little, weak, and helpless; tears and smiles like us he knew, 292

O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie, 282


So has the church, in liturgy and song, in faith and love, through centuries of wrong, 532


a love that shows our gratitude through deeds that live our praise., 451

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

agents of death for all creatures that live, 655

all things that live in earth and ocean, make music for your mighty King., 545

All time is yours, O Lord, to give; may we, in all the years we live, 804

and as his people in the world, we'll live and speak his praise., 230, 415

And Christ today invites us still to follow and to live., 481

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

and fit us for heaven, to live with you there., 301

and live in communion with Jesus our Friend?, 675

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

As you, Lord, have lived for others, so may we for others live, 648

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

Blessed are the brave and peaceful, bringing peace where'er they live, 595

bringing truth to live within you, 526

but in communion with you live, 204

but live with you the perfect life of your eternity., 494

but you alone can grant us grace to live the words we say, 777

but you live forever who was and will be., 457

by Christ redeemed, by Christ possessed, in Christ we live as one., 781

By your pard'ning grace I live, 779

Come now and sing in praise of Christ who came to live on earth, 481

Dying, we live, and are reborn through death's dark night to endless day:, 693

Earth is yours to live in; arms of love protect you, 679

Father, who the crown shall give, Savior, by whose death we live, 216

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

from the grave the Lord redeems us, and, by grace, we rise to live!, 534

Give me to eat and live with you above, 199, 502

Grant us your truth, your freedom give, that hearts for you might solely live, 464

Great God, in Christ you set us free your life to live, your joy to share., 579

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

Hail, First and Last, the great I Am, in whom we live and move, 703

help us its precepts to obey till we shall live in endless day., 161, 509

Help us, O Lord, to live the faith which we proclaim, 666

Holy Spirit, come, renew us, come yourself to make us live, 226

I, who by forgiveness live, here their trespasses forgive., 779

in peace that only you can give; with you, O Master, let me live, 735

In you alone we live and move and have our being in your love., 486

in your tending may all pastors learn and live a shepherd's care, 642

Let all who have received Christ now live life in the Lord, 434

let me live in faithfulness through all my days, 279

let my heart be all your own, let me live to you alone., 614

live in the strength of his Spirit!, 639

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

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

Lord, as you have lived for others, so may we for others live, 41

Lord, make us strong to live your gospel's fulness, 629

may all races live together, share its riches, be at peace:, 140

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

May the mind of Christ my Savior live in me from day to day, 585

May we with dedication so preach and live your love, 391

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

more to your name's glory may we henceforth live., 746

My Jesus' blood was cruelly spilled; that I might live, God’s Son was killed, 776

my thirst was quenched, my soul revived, and now I live in him., 606

now may we ever with you live. Amen., 831

Now praise the hidden God of love, in whom we all must live and move, 803

O, happy towns and blessed lands that live by their true king's commands., 272

O help us use them carefully and live by love's command., 801

O, may this grace be ours: in you always to live, 312

O risen Lord! we live in you: in us each day your life renew!, 486

pouring out your soul in love that we all might live above, 347

Rich in diversity, help us to live, 514

Should I myself as victim live, rememb'ring you, may I forgive., 150, 686

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

sisters of a God of love live as they shall live above, 670

So shall we ever live and move and be with Christ in God, 40

teach us, dying Savior, how true Christians live., 651

that earth may all be fair and all may live., 653

that God, in whom they live and move, is love, 618

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

that your servants, Lord, in freedom may your mercy know and live., 688

the living water; thisty one, stoop down and drink and live, 606

then, in that spirit may we live united, and find in God our deep security., 671

They live to him who bought them with his blood, 516

this is the way we should live with you., 577

Till we, too, the prize receive and with them in glory live., 108

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

to live according to your word, and daily learn, refreshed, restored, 644

to live as God intended with sacred dignity., 503

to live as stewards of the earth, responding to God's grace., 696

To love you in our neighbor, and by the way we live., 162

to make our life an offering that others too may live., 650

To you ourselves we first would give; live to your glory while we live, 399

to your church a pattern give, showing how believers live., 672

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

We do not live by bread alone, but by ev'ry word, 605

we may with you forever live, in love and unity and peace., 339

we, who cannot live without you, we adore you! We believe!, 564

We would not live by bread alone, but by your word of grace, 411

when earthly days are ended, may live to praise a Savior's name., 806

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

without you, mighty Savior, to live is naught but pain, 484

Yet he who dwells in heav'n above chooses to live with us in love, 512

You did not live a world away in hermit's cell or desert cave, 583

You only are true life -- to know you is to live, 486

you wounded, look on him and live., 198


As you, Lord, have lived for others, so may we for others live, 41, 648

He came singing faith and he lived singing faith, 580

He came singing hope and he lived singing hope, 580

He came singing love and he lived singing love, 580

He came singing peace and he lived singing peace, 580

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

Lord, who lived secure and settled, safe within the Father's plan, 692

Our forbears lived by faith, set free from self and sin, 698

The life you lived you lived that we might live that life eternally, 333

Lives (noun)

All things you send are full of grace; you crown our lives with favor, 761

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

Bless these lives of dedication -- days and seasons, weeks and years, 665

Bless these lives so firmly planted in the grace the Savior brings, 665

by your call to heav’n above us, hallow all our lives, O Lord., 190, 229

Even so our Lord has loved us, for our lives he gave his life, 401

Fill all our lives with heav'n born love and grace., 139

filling all our lives with love and joy and peace., 708

For all who left their homelands, for all who gave their lives, 391

For your gift of God the Spirit, pow’r to make our lives anew, 98

give your lives in joyful service, sing his praise, his love declare, 526

God's Spirit works through all who love, through all who touch the lives of these., 630

He holds us in his perfect might; in him, our lives are godly, 718

He is the rightful Son of bliss who fills our lives and makes us his, 272

he paid the ransom, and forgives the hourly follies of our lives, 72

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

Here our fevered lives are pleading, show us by your purer flame, 557

Here you offer us tomorrow, lives unseen and deeds undone, 557

Holy Spirit, you are always in our hearts and in our lives, 622

in a living communion, where our lives are made whole., 748

In loving service may our lives be spent, 587

In your one body let us be as living branches of a tree, your life our lives supplying, 188

Lift from our lives the weight of our wrong., 489

Lord, be near us here our sad lives to cheer, 542

Lord, may we not fall away failing in our lives to pray., 347

may our lives be given in your service true, 770

May the fruits of your salvation in our hearts and lives abound, 36, 145, 559

Now Jesus watched them from afar, then called them each by name, 611

of him who saves our lives from death and hell., 623

On him we'll venture all we have, our lives, our all, to him we owe., 479

one Spirit rules them, and among them none lives to one's self., 516

open our hearts, convert our lives; mold us strong, sound, 497

Our God is true; he makes us new; our lives are built upon his rock, 718

Our lives now reveal Christ's presence; we will show God’s love and grace, 624

reclothe us in our rightful mind; in purer lives thy service find, in deeper rev’rence praise, 739

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

revive in us baptismal grace, and fan our smold'ring lives to flame., 379

Savior and Lord of our lives, for your call we adore you, 639

Since, O Lord, you have demanded that our lives your love should show, 401

Take from our souls the strain and stress; and let our ordered lives confess the beauty of thy peace, 739

Teach us to use our lives with purpose and with power, 801

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

then, bound to all in bonds of love, our lives will spread your peace, 777

then our lives will be proclaiming that we know you in your rising from the dead., 798

Through all our lives be now adored., 738

through our lives of fear and failure with your pow'r and love abide, 370

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

thus may our lives show forth your praise, 204

Thus our lives are established in time and history., 434

till all our lives enflesh your word and bear your wounds of love., 338

till our lives of truth and grace show our world your human face!, 363

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

To our lives of wanton wand'ring send your promised Spirit guide, 370

to touch the lives of others by God's surprising grace, 620

upon our lives rich blessing trace in this new year of grace., 308

We are called to be God’s people, showing by our lives his grace, 635

we pledge our lives to be in service faithfully, 653

We praise the God who gives us faith and saves us from the grip of death; our lives are in his keeping, 761

who by faithful words and actions lead young lives to God above!, 665

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

Lives (verb)

Because he lives I can face tomorrow, because he lives all fear is gone, 706

because I know he holds the future, and life is worth the living just because he lives., 706

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

but the life he lives, he lives to God., 236

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

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

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

He lives, he lives, Christ Jesus lives today!, 792

He lives, he lives, salvation to impart!, 792

Jesus, my Redeemer, lives!  I, too, unto life must waken, 215

Justice with mercy's reconciled, He lives who once was dead., 92, 356

large gifts supporting ev'rything that lives., 654

Lives again our glorious king; Alleluia!, 359

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

lives now the firstborn of the new creation, 626

that lives the truth your word declares, and heeds the Master's mind., 524

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

Who can condemn, since Christ was dead, and ever lives to God?, 364

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


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

All children of the living God are surely kin to me., 523

All that kills abundant living, let it from the earth be banned, 685

and make thy love's bright story through me in living witness shine., 269

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

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

because I know he holds the future, and life is worth the living just because he lives., 706

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

by living out the banquet feast supported by our bond, 395

 “Christ has triumphed!  He is living!”, 216

Christ, the life of all the living, Christ, the death of death, our foe, 334

Faith is a living power from heav'n that grasps the promise God has giv'n, 700

fill all our hearts with the pow'r of shalom, living together, the whole world our home., 687

flesh that for our world was wounded, living, for the wounded plead!, 370

Give us grace to love and serve you, living what we pray and sing., 819

God of all living, God of all loving, God of the seedling, the snow and the sun, 655

Grant us wisdom, grant us courage, for the living of these days, 751

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

Here is a pasture, rich and never failing, here living waters in abundance flow, 593

Holy Spirit, ever living as the church's very life, 95, 495

I know that he is living, whatever others say, 792

I only know a living Christ, our immortality., 704

In pastures fresh he makes me feed, beside the living stream., 730

is our true and living Lord: we believe in God., 387

Let all things now living a song of thanksgiving to God the Creator triumphantly raise, 448

living illustration of the living word, 582

living, life-imparting Spirit, you we praise and magnify., 495

living, rising and transforming simple grain to bread anew, 702

Living water, never ending, quench the thirst and flood the soul., 767

Lord of the living, in your name assembled, 812

Lord, speak to me, that I may speak in living echoes of your tone., 646

Make us more giving, make us more open, fill us for living each day with love, 535

May we in service to our God act out the living word, 696

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

O for the living flame, from his own altar brought, 531

O Lord of all the living, both banished and restored, 763

of your loving deed on Calv’ry, of your living self, our vict’ry, 187

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

pure, warm and changeless be, a living fire!, 705

so is my Lord, my living Lord, so is my Lord to me., 599

So sing my Father's praise, the living God is he, 466

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

Take the fragments of our living., 132

the Christ of all the scriptures, the true and living Word., 508

the living God be praised!, 140

till all things now living unite in thanksgiving:, 448

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

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

we praise you, Christ, the living Word, 100

wellspring of the joy of living, ocean depth of happy rest!, 544

what it means in daily living to believe and to adore., 564

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

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

when earth was yet unfounded, the living God, to him we come., 806

who in closest union living with our Savior, Head, and Lord, 717

With praise and thanksgiving to God ever living, 136

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

living branches

In your one body let us be as living branches of a tree, 188

that we, as on one stem growing, living branches are in thee., 196, 673

living bread

Become to us the living bread, 424

living God

All children of the living God are surely kin to me, 45

living water

“the living water, thirsty one, stoop down and drink and live”, 606

Living Word

Living Word for all our need, life you give is life indeed., 363

my spirit waits for you, O living Word., 502


Are we weak and heavy laden, cumbered with a load of care?, 743

Comfort those who sit in darkness bowed beneath oppression's load., 264

here would I lay aside each earthly load, 421

O ye, beneath life's crushing load, whose forms are bending low, 286


Do not one cup, one loaf declare our oneness in the Lord?, 417

give the cup of water and the loaf of bread --, 582

Ponder now the sacred loaf, bread of God, the food of hope, 227


as when you broke the loaves beside the sea., 502


nor shall their loftiest visions fail the dreamers of the day., 691


O happy, lowly, lofty birth!  Now God, our God, has come to earth., 185

when I look down from lofty mountain grandeur, 465

Your lofty themes, all mortals, bring; in songs of praise divinely sing, 551


As you have sought, so let me seek your erring children lost and lone., 646


O God, be near in loneliness and need, 711

Through the loneliness of night, 793

to tend those lost in loneliness is angels' work below., 657

When the dark lord of loneliness prevails, 755


for your dear presence will not leave those lonely who seek you only., 575

the poor, the lonely know you as friend., 499

to share God's blessings with a lonely world in need., 630


and left the lonesome place of death, despite the rage of foes., 257


And so the yearning strong, with which the soul will long, 492

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

as home to the trav'ler and all we long to see, 599

Beneath the cross of Jesus I long to take my stand, 329

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

Come, Spirit, come, our hearts control, our spirits long to be made whole., 590

do you long for pard'ning grace? Is your only hope his death?, 416

for me a place preparing, there, there I long to be., 484

of those who long for oneness and yearn to be made whole., 503

still the captives long for freedom, 688

We long for mighty signs of God – cathedral, miracle, and sword, 58

when we long to journey free --, 793

yet long these multitudes to view the strong compassion in your face., 581

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

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


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

Arise, the sun so longed for, o’er this benighted sphere, 56

but people scorned and none the longed-for Christ would know., 482

ever longed for by souls who are waiting, 613

prophets and patriarchs, year by year, have longed to see your light appear., 280

what they longed for many a year, stands fulfilled in glory here., 261


Come, O long-expected Jesus, born to set your people free, 262

In his temple now behold him, see the long-expected Lord, 314


When we seek relief from a long-felt grief, 799


calling the souls of those distressed, longing for life everlasting., 512

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

For God is longing to restore an earth where conflicts cease, 696

Go with us when we part, and to each longing heart, 563

till with the vision glorious her longing eyes are blessed, 511

With joyfulness and longing we look to you, O Lord, 13


it satisfies my longings as nothing else would do., 625


As the deer pants for the water, so my soul longs after you, 28

My soul is waiting for the Lord as one who longs for morning, 761

The whole creation longs for the day when we're set free, 503

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


and look to things above, and speak the truth in love, 668

and still to things eternal look and hasten to that glorious day., 638

Be present with your servants, Lord; we look to you with one accord, 734

I love you, Lord Jesus! Look down from the sky, 301

in old routines or ventures new, may we not cease to look to you --, 644

let my soul look up with a steadfast hope and my will be lost in thine., 607

Look, look, my heart, and let me peek. Whom in the manger do you seek?, 307

look now! for glad and golden hours come swiftly on the wing., 286

Look, O look, the sight is glorious, see the man of sorrows now, 406

look on me with your favor and save me by your grace., 345

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

look upon your people whom you by your blood, 205

Lord, we look for your returning, teach us so to walk your ways, 111

Lord, when you look on us in love, at once there falls from God above a ray of purest pleasure, 188

may they look beyond my witness seeing only him., 585

The angel said to them, "Do not fear, you look for Jesus who is not here., 357

Then talk no more of wasted time, but Godward look, and upward climb, 803

Therefore I pray, while here I stay and look to him with yearning:, 596

to look to thee and never give way to anxious fears., 795

when I look down from lofty mountain grandeur, 465

with a look of deep connection, pond'ring still unbroken ties, 659

With hearts and hands uplifted, we look, O Lord, to you, 256

With joyfulness and longing we look to you, O Lord, 13

you wounded, look on him and live., 198


I looked to Jesus, and I found in him my Star, my Sun, 606

They looked up and saw a star shining in the east, beyond them far, 290


looking only unto Jesus as I onward go., 585

Looking to us in the faces of need, 149

watching and waiting, looking above, filled with his goodness, lost in his love., 714


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

so God looks into our faces with a gaze so close and calm, 659

Who looks in love to Christ above, no fear the heart oppresses, 121


unto that Friend who loved us, and loosed us from our sins by his own blood, 252


When the dark lord of loneliness prevails, 755


Where other lords beside you hold their unhindered sway, 634