love’s tie

may the church that’s waiting for you keep love’s tie unbroken, Lord., 229


as he has first loved us; as he endured the cross, 668

Blessed Jesus, blessed Jesus, you have loved us, love us still., 731

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

"Come, and leave your loved one never, 588

for God so loved us, and loves me too., 775

For God so loved us, he sent the Savior:, 775

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

For Zinzendorf we praise you, who loved you from the heart, 391

healing, teaching, seeking, reaching; you loved us on earth, 542

Highly favored congregation, loved by Jesus and esteemed, 515

I come with joy to meet my Lord, forgiven, loved and free, 222, 415

I'll sing the old, old story that I have loved so long., 625

knowing well that if I love you, you, O Lord, have loved me first., 612

O dearly, dearly has he loved, and we must love him too, 353

Servant of God, well done! Rest from your loved employ, 811

So loved he the world that he gave us his Son, 550

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

You loved us on earth from your wondrous birth, 542

loved ones

Father, in gratitude for homes and loved ones, we open now our hearts to humankind., 671

May we all your loved ones be, all one holy family, 352

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


and as the ancient Christians fed, we, too, now share this lovefeast bread., 438

On this our day of praise, this lovefeast, Lord, we hold., 436

we humbly meet before your face and in your presence love-feast keep., 437


Forgive me, Lord, where I have erred by loveless act and thoughtless word., 686

love to the loveless shown that they might lovely be., 482


His kingly crown is holiness; his scepter is his loveliness, 272


How lovely is that city, the home of God's elect!, 814

love to the loveless shown that they might lovely be., 482

When darkness veils his lovely face I rest on his unchanging grace, 771

Who is that lovely little one? The baby Jesus, God's own Son., 307


Friend and lover, in your closeness I am known and held and blessed:, 669

Jesus, Lover of my soul, let me to thy bosom fly, 724


lovers and pioneers when all the world seems ours:, 800


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

for God so loved us, and loves me too., 775

go tell to others how Jesus loves them, 412

God loves his children, loves even me., 775

Jesus loves me! This I know, for the Bible tells me so., 726

let us as night is falling, on God our Maker calling, give thanks to him, who loves us best., 572

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

loves me ev'ry day the same, even calls me by my name., 723

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

of all the stumbling turns we take and loves us for his mercy's sake., 718

Proclaim the gracious word: God loves the whole wide earth, 138

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

Yet he loves the earth he leaves; Alleluia, 371


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

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

Bring, Lord, your better world to birth, your kingdom, love's domain, 691

God be with you till we meet again; keep love’s banner floating o’er you, 824

By love's closest bonds united, as the Lord's own family, 515

Kindle in us love's compassion so that ev'ryone may see, 401

Lord, you show us love's true measure: “Father, what they do, forgive”, 617

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

May we not look for love's return, but seek to love unselfishly, 693

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

Silent night, holy night, Son of God, love's pure light, 297

sing, with awe and love's sensation, hallelujah, God with us, 298

sorrow forgot, love's purest joys restored., 757

Spread your love's broad banner o'er us, 310

supported by our bond in this world love's released., 395

Thanks to his love's wide outpouring and to the Spirit's imploring, 316

the light of your splendor, your love's majesty., 457

To us are given glad hearts as we reflect Love's grace., 434


and constant love that keeps on loving., 613

Breathe, O breathe your loving Spirit into ev’ry troubled breast, 124, 474

but a loving God will care --, 793

by our loving mutually, by our Christian unity., 672

center and soul of ev'ry sphere, yet to each loving heart how near!, 122, 159, 464

each day your loving presence I know., 796

each loving life a psalm of gratitude., 151

Gentle Jesus, hear our prayer. Keep us in your loving care, 574

giving nourishment and nurture, loving touch and calming rest, 659

God be with you till we meet again; loving counsels guide, uphold you, 824

God of all living, God of all loving, 655

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

God who guides with tender mercy, fills the heart with loving care., 637

grant your loving mercy, keep us in your care., 746

healing, teaching, and reclaiming, serving you by loving all., 652

Her calling now we recognize with prayer and loving hands., 431

his the loving purpose solely to preserve them pure and holy., 667

holy through your loving presence, holy through the gifts you give., 226

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

In all the world around me I see his loving care, 792

In loving service may our lives be spent, 587

increase when our actions are loving and just., 678

Jesus, loving to the end her whose heart your sorrows rend, 352

Let all creation sing to Christ, our loving King:, 552

let me your loving servant be and taste your promised rest., 764

loving as you showed us how, our humble Servant Lord., 336

loving each other in the one Son., 535

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

loving Father, grant us your peace., 597

loving Jesus, then be near, for with you we have no fear., 574

Loving puts us on our knees, serving as though we are slaves, 577

loving Spirit from the Father, grant in Christ the help we need., 226

Loving Spirit, loving Spirit, you have chosen me to be --, 669

loving the whole human race., 514

loving, since your love we see: hear us, holy Jesus., 352

loving touch of the Eternal; hope and wonder are renewed, 659

May ev'ry heart receive his loving spirit and know the truth that makes life truly free, 671

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

Most loving Jesus, only child of God, your bloodshed reconciled, 776

my loving friend, as thus you call me., 613

none other is so loving, so good and kind., 792

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

satisfy your loving will: hear us, holy Jesus., 352

The world to Christ we bring with loving zeal, 640

To show God's loving work -- the servants' call., 587

we praise you for your goodness and for your loving care, 433

whose loving kindness crowns our days! O bless the Lord, my soul!, 546

your abiding presence and your loving grace., 770


God's eternal lovingkindness guides us through our earthly strife., 463

Praise to the Father for his loving kindness, 383

Though long our ancient blindness has missed God's loving-kindness and plunged us into strife, 572

We trust your loving-kindness, your mighty pow'r, 571


My pow'r is faint and low till I have learned to serve, 604

The storm may roar around me, my heart may low be laid, 732

We sense you not in each day's flow, and deeming this for you too low, 738


The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes, 301


Rejoice! Our God has come, in love and lowliness, 185

to dwell in lowliness with us, our pattern and our king, 584


above its sad and lowly plains they bend on hov'ring wing, 286

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

Come to him, poor and lowly, around the cradle throng, 284

give us a pure and lowly heart, a temple fit for you., 584

He blesses me so sensibly that, though I'm poor and lowly, 596

he, though heav'nly, high, and holy, deigns to dwell with you most lowly., 588

he to the lowly soul will still himself impart, 584

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

Jesus, Jesus, holy, holy, yet most lowly, now draw near us, 278

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

Lowly, holy! Great and glorious, all victorious, rich in blessing!, 188

"Lowly maid from Galilee, blessed above all others, 300

lowly we kneel in prayer before your throne, 427

Not in that poor lowly stable with the oxen standing by, 292

Not Jerusalem -- lowly Bethlehem, 285

O give me Samuel's heart! A lowly heart that waits, 609

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

O Master, let me walk with you in lowly paths of service true, 735

Of a virgin lowly, he the king most holy, born this day to save us., 303

Once in royal David's city stood a lowly cattle shed, 292

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

shining treasure of the lowly: God alone this good supplies., 715

Take full possession of my heart; to me your lowly mind impart, 721

that mourns in lowly exile here until the Son of God appear., 274

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

wait ye at his footstool lowly, till he draw it close again., 673

with the poor and meek and lowly lived on earth our Savior holy., 292


When the death shades round us low'r guard us from the tempter's pow'r, 352


Lord, make me yours forever, a loyal servant true, 345

Those who then are loyal find a welcome royal., 270, 273


Lord, bless our homes with peace and love and laughter, with understanding and with loyalty., 671


from paths where hide the lures of greed we catch the vision of your tears., 581


our selfishness and lust, our pride and deeds unjust, 690


before your ever-blazing throne we ask no luster of our own., 122, 464

with luster shining more and more unto the perfect day., 376