His oath, his covenant, his blood sustain me in the raging flood, 771


give our hearts to your obedience, serve and love you best of all., 600

Grant by guidance from above that obedience, faith, and love, 586

meet at my table and record the full obedience of the Lord.", 355

O Son of man, our nature sharing, in whose obedience all are blessed, 315

We have no mission but to serve in full obedience to our Lord, 694

who to Jesus humbly cleaving pay obedience to his word, 717


and to God's will obedient prove through Jesus Christ our Lord., 364

obedient and resigned to thee in life and death, 609

The generous, gentle, obedient, the patient, the honest, the just., 656

You speak, and it is done; obedient to your word, 312


and sun in its orbit obediently shine, 448

Lord, obediently we go, gladly leaving all below, 789


As we now by faith move forward, Christ our Lord we will obey., 392

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

but till that day his last commandment obey, 639

Grant us all with gladness to obey your voice, 205

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

his way to walk, his will pursue, his word obey., 425

Jesus, we thus obey your last and kindest word, 198

let no fear of death appall us, glad your summons to obey., 559

like him to answer at thy call, and to obey thee first of all., 609

O, that warning cry obey! Now prepare for God a way!, 264

Stand up, stand up for Jesus, the trumpet call obey, 752

Take us under your protection, grant us to obey your voice, 716

taking his own task upon us, all his sacred words obey., 635

the winds and waves obey him, by him the birds are fed, 453

unto those who still remember the commandments and obey., 458

we and our house will serve you, Lord; your word we will obey, 677

who Jesus' shepherd-voice obey and know., 593

with world, and sin, and self to part, and to obey his word, 183, 209

your dear voice alone obey is my daily, hourly prayer., 614


He comes in truth when faith is grown; believed, obeyed, adored, 478

Jesus, all our ransom paid, all your Father's will obeyed, 352

Straightway and steadfast until death you then obeyed God's call, 321

the quiet of a steadfast faith, calm of a call obeyed., 681

Praise the Lord! For he has spoken; worlds his mighty voice obeyed, 454


he is our chief object by day and by night, 675


we are always, we are always objects of his care., 636


Vainly we offer each ample oblation, 317


went to find the king of nations and to offer their oblations, 319


The mightiest mortals, the angels sublime, acknowledge their deep obligation, 393


and by our faults obscure your pow'r to cleanse and cure., 644

pride of status, race or schooling, dogmas that obscure your plan., 685


Wisdom, riches, to obtain, new dominion ev’ry hour, 88


'mid your ransomed people have obtained a place, 746

Who obtained the victory through the blood of Christ alone, 108


May I on each occasion to thee more faithful prove., 795


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

and like an ocean, joy o'erflows, 810

boundless as the deepest ocean, blessed and sealed by your own hands., 429

gems of the mountain and pearls of the ocean, 317

I've got love like an ocean in my soul., 592

the deeps of the ocean proclaim him divine., 448

till earth and sky and ocean ring with joy, with justice, love, and praise., 362

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

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


You, who have fished other oceans, 613

ocean's farthest coast

From earth's wide bounds, from ocean's farthest coast, 390

ocean's fume and foam

He comes to us in sound of seas, the ocean's fume and foam, 478

ocean's tide

boundless as ocean's tide rolling in fullest pride, 380

o'ercame  (see also: overcame)

on to heaven, cleansed, forgiven. You o'ercame the foe., 542

You o'ercame the foe so that we might go, 542

o'ercome  (see also: overcome)

We shall o'ercome the mightiest ill, and conquer’rs prove at length., 106

o'erflowing  (see also: overflowing)

the pow'r of his Spirit our cold hearts o'erflowing, 616

o'erflows  (see also: overflows)

and like an ocean, joy o'erflows, 810


let no faithless fears o'ertake us, let not faith and hope forsake us, 799


Let holy thoughts be ours when sleep o'ertakes us, 575


then to my words give grace, lest I offend the weak., 615


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

often have your eyes, offended, gazed upon the sinner's fall, 331


the vilest offender who truly believes, 550


he himself in that great day all offense shall take away, 450


Christ Jesus lay in death's strong bands, for our offenses given, 367


accept the gifts we offer for all your love imparts, 453

all that we are we would offer in worship before you, 639

All we have to offer, all we hope to do, 778

and offer all that faith can do while love is making all things new., 579

and these shall be the treasures we offer to the King, 658

for those who for your mercy plead; receive the prayer we offer, 472

God is here! As we your people meet to offer praise and prayer, 564

here we offer, Lord, our praises, 819

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

in the praises that we offer; we are precious in God’s sight, 659

Inspire us, Lord, to offer our best, our all, to you, 391

Lest the gifts we offer, money, talents, time, 651

Ministries we offer gladly as we journey towards the light., 637

Sing, pray, and keep his ways unswerving, offer your service faithfully, 712

Vainly we offer each ample oblation, 317

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

went to find the king of nations and to offer their oblations, 319

Worship, honor, glory, blessing, Lord, we offer as our gift, 454

Worship, honor, glory, blessing, Lord, we offer unto you, 1, 66


and offered there in his presence their gold, and myrrh, and frankincense., 290

As they offered gifts most rare at that manger rude and bare, 190

Come with happy hearts and share all our Lord has offered there., 227

God's word alive and active is offered free to all, 503

that our whole life is offered to your will., 158

offering  (see also: off’ring)

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

What does the Lord require for praise and offering?, 695


not ours alone the glad release he offers --, 629


in kitchen, boardroom, market, office, mill, 629

off'ring  (see also: offering)

and since you, for sinners suff’ring on the cross were made an off’ring, 202

drawing near a world that spurns him, off'ring peace from Calv'ry's hill., 697

gifted by you, we turn to you, off'ring up ourselves in praise, 652

Look with favor on our off'ring, in your mercy. Amen., 820

myself a willing off'ring I give to you alone, 484

off'ring up on ev'ry shore its pure sacrifice of love, 538

that were an off'ring far too small, 80, 350

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


fragrance of Edom and off'rings divine, 317

My humble off'rings now receive, and through your grace, Lord, 279

Our tithes and off'rings, Lord, we bring, 815

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


my cup with blessings overflows; your oil anoints my head, 730

my head thou dost with oil anoint, and my cup overflows, 720


and tell the old, old story of Jesus and his love., 625

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

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

Come now, O Lord, and as in days of old, 742

here, as bread and wine are taken, Christ sustains us, as of old., 564

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

Isaiah the prophet has written of old how God's earthly kingdom shall come., 682

It came upon the midnight clear, that glorious song of old, 286

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

opened to reveal the glory ever new and ever old., 767

Partners with the saints of old, no more strangers in the fold, 126, 525

Renew us, as of old, 674

Send forth your sturdy hymns of old, the psalms of ancient days., 786

The old man, meek and mild, the priest of Israel, slept, 609

The young, the old inspire with wisdom from above, 376

This child of God, though young or old, we welcome now into Christ's fold, 410

Thus said God, the Lord, to his servant of old, 616

We, married, single, young and old, what treasured trust will find., 674

young and old, your praise expressing, our glad songs to you we lift., 454

young and old, your praise expressing, sing your mercies ever new, 1, 66

Your hands, O Lord, in days of old were strong to heal and save, 736

Old (Law)

you the New Law validated whom the Old had intimated., 419


Lord of our older years, steep though the road may be, 800

olive branch

God of the neighbor, God of the foe, God of the olive branch, 30

olive grove

Christ Jesus knew an upper room, an olive grove, a judgment hall, 337


My Redeemer, overwhelmed with anguish, went to Olivet for me, 346

Omega  (see also: Alpha)

Take away the love of sinning; Alpha and Omega be, 124, 474

he is Alpha and Omega -- he the source, the ending he, 483


Alleluia! for the Lord God omnipotent shall reign!, 164

upheld by my righteous, omnipotent hand., 709


See the Lord, your keeper, stand omnipotently near., 729


acting each a Christian part, one in word and one in heart., 670

all at peace in health and freedom, races joined, the church made one., 652

and be one with the right hand of God., 690

as members of each body joined, in him we are made one., 785

as the Father with the Son, so, in Christ, we all are one., 525

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

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

by your praying, by your willing that your people shall be one, 648

Called together and united by the Spirit, we are one., 624

For God in Christ has made us one from ev'ry land and race, 781

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

Hand in hand with joy advancing, we are one in heart and soul, 619

O Lord, in whom we all are one, if faithful found and true, 399

one baptism shared, one language spoke, 396

One bread, one cup, one body we, rejoicing in our unity, 228

One cup they drank, one bread they broke, 396

One in faith and one in love, one in hope of heav’n above., 126, 525

one in heart and one in spirit, sign of hope for all the race., 635

our fears, our hopes, our aims are one, our comforts and our cares., 680

using us gently, and making us one., 655

We all are one in mission, we all are one in call, 620

where there is strife, may we make one., 693

who are into one by the Spirit baptized., 675

with one cup and with one bread thus one cov’nant way we tread., 126, 525

One in Three

by invocation of the same, the three in one, and one in three., 237

Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, One in Three, and Three in One, 74

Majesty veiled in mystery as Three in One and One in Three, 100

One-in-Three and Three-in-One! To the Father, Spirit, Son, 387

To the great One in Three eternal praises be, 555

To you, great One in Three, 104


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

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

Oneness breaks into division; dizzy, blind, we fade, then fail, 715


blessed Lord and only Savior, with your love our spirits fill., 731

you only, Lord, resolved to know in all I think or speak or do., 638


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

But he who guides us onward will grant us in his love, 309

Ever singing, march we onward, victors in the midst of strife, 544

looking only unto Jesus as I onward go., 585


Come, Lord, our Savior, Jesus Christ; our hearts are open wide in trust, 272

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

Make us more giving, make us more open, 535

Open gates for souls to find your true way with heart and mind., 521

Open now my eyes to see all the work you have for me, 42

open now our ears and heart, help us by your Spirit's pleading, 558

Open now the crystal fountain where the healing waters flow, 790

Open our door and enter in, rescue from darkness and from sin., 536

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

Open then our hearts and senses to your Spirit's varied ways., 684

Open wide our hands in sharing, as we heed Christ's ageless call, 652

open wide the fast-closed portal, saying to the Lord immortal:, 588

Then fling the gates wide open to greet your promised King!, 344

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

through the open doors of strangers, 793

wait the coming of the Spirit into open minds and hearts., 564

where doubt sees only change, faith finds an open door:, 698

with joyful and with open hearts, with all that we believe, 801


and opened the lifegate that all may go in., 550

Christ has opened Paradise. Alleluia!, 359

for to them, set free from judgment, shall be opened heaven's door., 595

He has opened heaven's door, and we are blessed forevermore., 291

knock and the door shall be opened unto you -- Allelu, alleluia!, 605

opened is the gate of heaven; we are reconciled to God, 330

opened to reveal the glory ever new and ever old., 767


In the non-essentials of church doctrine let us open-minded be, 397


let courage rise with danger, and with God's strength oppose., 752

when the flesh, earth, hell oppose, he'll keep you in his fold., 729


be my aid when Satan and sin oppress., 728

Give me your courage, Lord, to speak whenever strong oppress the weak., 150, 686


Lord Jesus, think on me, by anxious thoughts oppressed, 764

may your grace and mercy rest on the homeless and oppressed., 692

Mighty Shepherd, gather near all your sheep oppressed by fear: have mercy, Lord., 521

Then howe'er your soul's oppressed, come, you are a worthy guest., 416


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


Good news! Our Christ has come! Oppression now may cease., 630

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

oppression's load

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

oppressor's rod

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


and all the idle options we pursue., 459


O round as the world is the orange you give us!, 304


and sun in its orbit obediently shine, 448


God made the world and at its birth ordained our human race, 696


Have you not seen all you have needed has been met by his gracious ordaining., 530


Whatever God ordains is right, 718

The Spirit's blessing all ordains to show what God has done, 431


Before the hills in order stood, or earth received its frame, 461

God of order, love, and duty, 132

leave to your God to order and provide, 757

O come, O wisdom from on high, and order all things far and nigh, 274

Spirit, working in creation, bringing order out of strife, 223

the word he spoke through chaos broke, the worlds in order sprang., 504


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

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


Thank you, God, for minerals and ores, 654


Trumpets and organs set in motion such sounds as make the heavens ring:, 545


Alleluia! Not as orphans are we left in sorrow now, 373

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


God is in the other place, 793


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

let his love flow out to others, 526

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

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


and do it when I ought, with zeal and joyfulness, 615

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

but when, within my place, I must and ought to speak, 615

to serve you as we ought on this, your holy day., 563


gifted by you, we turn to you, off'ring up ourselves in praise, 652

help us to give ourselves each day until life's work is done., 650


let shouts of holy joy outburst. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!, 361


and shield against the pow'rs of death the outcast and the weak, 431

We praise the Christ who called the rich, the outcast, and the poor, 481


by faith drove demons out, by faith drew outcasts in:, 698


and let me never, never outlive my love for you., 345


shall far outpass the pow'r of human telling, 492


now on your church your pow'r and strength outpour, 516


How shall we praise you, Christ, our Lord, for holy life and blood outpoured?, 333

How shall we thank you, Christ, our Lord, for holy life and blood outpoured?, 333

Is not the cup we bless and share the blood of Christ outpoured?, 417

love of the Father on sinners outpoured, 407

manifested in your presence, for the common good outpoured., 496

Praise and glory, Holy Spirit, for your love on us outpoured, 223

that your word to us is given, teaching us with love outpoured, 506


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


my soul, my body, Lord, are yours, and all the gifts your love outpours., 279


There is a green hill far away, outside a city wall, 353


In the hands outstretched to greet, 793


the poor and them that mourn, the faint and overborne, 640

overcame  (see also o’ercame)

You overcame the sting of death and opened the kingdom of heaven to all believers, 234

Overcome (see also: o’ercome)

May we overcome division! O! Restore us, 632

None can overcome our Spirit-Friend., 493

Overcome our self-defenses so we hear the prayer and praise, 684

to overcome my foes with words and actions kind, 615

When the Spirit of God is within us, we will overcome., 549


Alleluia! Christians faithful, let our tributes overflow., 637

the rivers of sorrow shall not overflow, 709

overflowing  (see also: o’erflowing)

When our joy fills up our cup to overflowing, 689

overflows  (see also: o’erflows)

my cup with blessings overflows; your oil anoints my head, 730

my head thou dost with oil anoint, and my cup overflows, 720


oversee her life steadfastly, yet not overlook her faults., 642


have overlooked some needy neighbor's pain, 759


we tremble not, unmoved we stand; they cannot overpow’r us, 788


oversee her life steadfastly, yet not overlook her faults., 642


May God's love be fixed above you, overshadow you with grace, 443


for us temptations sharp he knew, for us the tempter overthrew., 485


a trust that can't be overthrown fixed heartily on Christ alone., 700


My Redeemer, overwhelmed with anguish, went to Olivet for me, 346


All to you, our God, we owe, source from which all blessings flow., 119

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

the master pays the debt his servants owe him, who would not know him., 351

the solemn pledge we owe you to go and make you known., 634


what trivial debts are owed to us; how great our debt to you, 777


Jesus, Master, will you use one who owes you more than all?, 42


As with a mother's tender hand, he leads his own, his chosen band., 537

called as God's own special people, 69, 526

God shall own them as his children and through them his peace will give., 595

Great God, in Christ you call our name and then receive us as your own, 579

Him alone God we own, 554

In you alone, dear God, we own sweet hope and consolation, 121

Let us show how he has changed us, and remade us as his own, 635

One our Master, one alone, none but Christ as Lord we own, 525

saints and angels crowd around him, own his title, praise his name., 406

So bring him incense, gold, and myrrh; come, peasant, king, to own him, 305

Take my heart -- it is your own; it shall be your royal throne 647

Thee we own, Lord alone, Lord alone, thee we own, 281

they show that we, most gracious Lord, 'mid all our sins remain your own., 311

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

unchanging in love to his own., 547

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

when the new heav'n and earth shall own the Prince of Peace their King, 286

While we, deeply humbled, own we're oft to blame, 746

You only, Christ, as Lord we own, 472

you we gladly own in ev'ry nation, Head and Master of your congregation, 400


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


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