feed us; set us free from evil; lead us in your light primeval., 419


Christ the Prince of Peace is here, no one dare ignore him, 300

Come, O Christ, and reign among us, King of love and Prince of peace, 648

Hail, the heav'n-born Prince of Peace! Hail, the Sun of Righteousness!, 295

His name shall be the Prince of Peace, the Everlasting Lord, 320

Immanuel, to you we sing, O Prince of life, almighty King, 280

Jesus, Prince of Peace, be near us; fix in all our hearts your home, 556

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

Prince of life, O hear my cry: by your glorious majesty, 744

Prince of Peace, mighty God; O Lord God Almighty., 823

show in the heav'n your promised sign; then, Prince and Savior, come., 17, 394

sky the roof and earth the pillow for the Prince of glory's head --, 692

The Prince is ever in them, the daylight is serene, 814

When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of glory died, 80, 350

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


Here on earth applying principles of love --, 582


See, he shows the prints of love! Alleluia!, 371


clothe the naked, free the pris'ner; serve with gladness and with zeal., 624

His grace subdues the pow'r of sin; he sets the pris'ner free, 548

when ev'ry prayer seems pris'ner of my pain, 755

pris'ners  (see also: prisoners)

Blessings abound where'er he reigns, the pris'ners leap to lose their chains, 404

He sets the pris'ners free and helps the blind to see., 630

not pris'ners of our heritage but born to serve the present age., 698

The righteous King is bringing peace; he comes the pris’ners to release., 272


sick and in prison you showed me your love.", 149

prisoners  (see also: pris’ners)

he frees the prisoners of doom, rekindles hope and scatters gloom. Alleluia!, 365


Yet we hoard as private treasure all that you so freely give, 617


What a privilege to carry ev'rything to God in prayer!, 743


Blessed to be a blessing, privileged to care, 582


Beyond my highest joy I prize her heav'nly ways, 513

may I press on to heaven and bear the prize in mind., 795

that I thy death and merit above all else may prize., 795

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


Show'rs of blessing, show'rs of blessing from the Lord proceed, 636


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

May God's Spirit now in each proceeding favor us with his most gracious leading, 447


that proceeds from the mouth of God. Allelu, alleluia!, 605


all pow'r in heav'n and earth proclaim, 213, 469

and infant voices shall proclaim their early blessings on his name., 404

and there proclaim, my God, how great thou art!, 112, 465

and thousands of thousands your praises proclaim, upon you gladly dependent., 471

and thus proclaim in joyful song both loud and long that glorious name., 517

as heirs of God's baptismal grace, his word of hope proclaim., 628

As we partake, we praise the name; the host of heaven does proclaim, 438

bless the Father, and forget not all his mercies to proclaim., 458

church of Christ, his service deem a favor, joyfully his death proclaim, 444

help us in our varied callings your full image to proclaim, 642

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

Here does the Lord of life proclaim, 198

in your great name the Word proclaim, the kingdom that shall be., 504

Let them your cov'nant mercies share as we our faith proclaim., 409

let water's fragile blend with air, enabling life, proclaim your care., 385

Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim, 623

My gracious master and my God, assist me to proclaim, 548

O bless his holy name, and joyful thanks proclaim through all the earth, 452

O bless the Lord, my soul! His grace to all proclaim!, 546

O enter then his gates with joy; within his courts his praise proclaim., 539

O morning stars, together proclaim the holy birth, 282

once you sang creation's story, now proclaim Messiah’s birth, 293

Praise the God of our salvation; hosts on high, his pow'r proclaim, 454

"Proclaim salvation's worth to people under heaven.", 633

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

proclaim through all the earth that Jesus Christ is King!, 549

proclaim to ev'ry nation the tidings of salvation, 631

Proclaim to ev'ry people, tongue, and nation, 618

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

sent you the kingdom to proclaim, God's holy will to do., 321

the deeps of the ocean proclaim him divine., 448

the great salvation loud proclaim, and shout for joy the Savior's name., 551

the praises of Jesus the angels proclaim, 105, 565

The ransomed hosts in earth and heav'n through countless choirs proclaim, 364

The watchers on the mountain proclaim the bridegroom near, 256

To God's people now proclaim that God's pardon waits for them!, 264

which you, O Jesus, do possess; the heav'ns proclaim your story, 471

While your ministers proclaim peace and pardon in your name, 553

with th'angelic host proclaim: "Christ is born in Bethlehem!", 295

Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim, 565


God's word alive and active, proclaimed throughout the years, 503

Good news! Our Christ has come! His mission is proclaimed., 630

Lord, angels sang, proclaimed your birth: "Goodwill to all, and peace on earth!", 279

then be his love in Christ proclaimed with all our ransomed pow'rs., 531


All ages join the chorus proclaiming joy and peace., 435

each from age to age proclaiming God, the one, the righteous Lord., 507

giving honor to the Father and proclaiming Jesus “Lord”., 223

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

We pilgrims join in song proclaiming faith so bold:, 436

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


the Father's voice from out the cloud proclaims his only Son aloud., 327

the water redd'ning into wine proclaims the present Lord., 312

The word of God, which ne'er shall cease, proclaims free pardon, grace, and peace, 161, 509

World unto world proclaims the everlasting theme:, 436

You are the life; the rending tomb proclaims your conqu'ring arm, 661


Long before our proclamation you announced God's liberty, 684


Praise for ev'ry gift and blessing which his griefs for us procure., 560


Our salvation have procured; alleluia!, 358

you have in our stead the curse endured, and for us eternal life procured, 82


God of the hungry God of the sick God of the prodigal, 30, 462


and rich fruit, blessed for the Master's use, to produce, to produce., 528


Let us by action love profess, with our deeds as evidence., 536

O God, to those who here profess their vows of lifelong love, 430

Though I may give all I possess, and striving so my love profess, 590


Jesus, great High Priest of our profession, we in confidence draw near, 400

The ground of my profession is Jesus and his blood, 769


but not be giv'n by love within, the profit soon turns strangely thin., 590


as worship moved us to a more profound alleluia!, 532

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


Simple innocence, most holy, forthright, strong, profoundly wise, 715


here let me feast and, feasting, still prolong, 421

Join with the hills and the sea thunders of praise to prolong!, 547


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


and trust his word; though undeserving, you’ll find his promise true to be, 712

and wait the promise of our Lord, the Spirit of all grace., 376

because thy promise I believe, O Lamb of God, I come, I come!, 762

By this promise that you love us, by your gift of peace restored, 190

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

for gospel truth and promise of salvation: to God be endless praise!, 830

God's promise will not fail you! No more shall doubt assail you!, 344

His promise keeps us strong and sure, 761

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

in our faith and hope the promise of a new humanity., 401

in your promise is my comfort, in your presence I may rest., 669

Lord of our closing years, always your promise stands, 800

make us see your great salvation, seal us with your promise sure, 314

many may come to hear God's word where he this promise is bringing:, 512

Praise the Lord! For he is glorious; never shall his promise fail, 454

Praise the peerless grace of God for his promise to us, 300

receive the promise of God's grace., 134

shall our hearts forget his promise, "I am with you evermore"?, 373

That the world may trust your promise, 71, 617

The promise is fulfilled in Christ our only Head, 356

the promise of salvation, the covenant restored, 508

The word of God a promise told: a king shall come, let all behold., 299

thus he sends you -- prove that his promise is true:, 639

to ev'ry believer the promise of God:, 550

Up from the deluge, showing God's promise, 408

we lay them on your promise and leave them there., 571

we promise peace while yet we strive to win, 766

yet in his promise we rejoice, and cry, "My Lord and God!", 713


And Jesus, I have promised to serve you to the end, 603

As your word has promised, ever fill them with your strength and grace, 429

Christ comes, the promised One, eternal life to bring., 160

guide us by your hand to the promised land., 799

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

Let us all in you inherit, let us find the promised rest., 124, 474

O Jesus, I have promised to serve you to the end, 172, 603

O Jesus, you have promised to all who follow you, 603

show in the heav'n your promised sign, 17, 394

speak salvation to our spirits as you promised in your word., 442

Strengthen according to your might, share with us the promised life., 536

The Lord has promised good to me, his word my hope secures, 783

The Lord is here!  His promised word is evermore the same, 227

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

they shall know his presence with them and his promised comfort prove., 595

till we safely stand in the promised land., 799

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

To us the promised Child is born, to us the Son is giv'n, 320

Veiled in darkness Judah lay, waiting for the promised day, 276

we have faith and understanding through your promised light alone., 226

You have promised to receive us, poor and sinful though we be, 731


and thy rich promises in me fulfill., 740

Crown us with love enduring and promises of grace, 13


promising him paradise: hear us, holy Jesus., 352


with your love my heart now fill; prompt me to perform your will, 744


Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it, prone to leave the God I love, 782


The Savior's blood and righteousness can be the only proper dress, 776


An infant we present to thee as thy redeemed property, 167

We are your property. O may we yours remain, 488


God-spoken prophecy, word at creation: “You came from dust and to dust shall return.”, 813


Prophesied in days of old, alleluia!, 303


For lo, the days are hast'ning on, by prophet bards foretold, 286

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

Manifest at Jordan’s stream, prophet, priest, and king supreme, 313

O Jesus, Shepherd, Guardian, Friend, our Prophet, Priest, and King, 487


Give to our voice prophetic pow'r that stirs each wav'ring heart, 524


All the prophets and the law shout through them their joyful greeting: Alleluia!, 325

ancient prophets had foretold him, God has now fulfilled his word., 314

Apostles, prophets, martyrs, and all the noble throng, 391

Apostles, prophets, martyrs, and all the sacred throng, 107

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

God has spoken by his prophets, spoken his unchanging word, 507

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

He will comfort and help you as before the prophets had told you., 275

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

prophets swell the glad refrain, and the blessed martyrs follow, 386

The law and prophets there have place, two chosen witnesses of grace, 327

The noble fellowship of prophets praise you., 234

the prophets had foretold it: a branch of Jesse's race, 302

We are called to be God's prophets, speaking for the truth and right, 635

prophet's heart

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

prophet's rod

lift o'er our ranks the prophet's rod, while we uphold your hands with prayer., 432

prophet's stern commands

Still down the ages ring the prophet's stern commands, 695


Praise to the Lord, who will prosper your work and defend you, 530


Grant them humble hearts when prospered, patience in adversity., 428


With him as Lord to lead our way in want and in prosperity, 308


All hail the pow'r of Jesus' name! Let angels prostrate fall, 402, 403

Filled with awe and humbly bowing, at his feet we prostrate fall, 560

Prostrate lies the evil one, alleluia!, 303

My soul before you prostrate lies; to you, its Source, my spirit flies, 721


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

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

from rock and tempest, fire and foe protect them wheresoe'er they go, 725

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

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

O Spirit, God whom we adore: preserve, protect, defend, 430

protect the precious air above, the waters spread below., 451


from all harm will be protected, and no danger need to fear., 717

who fashioned and made us, protected and stayed us, 448


God be with you till we meet again; ‘neath his wings protecting hide you, 824


May he grant us like protection, rest in peace…earth’s journey ended., 809

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


Enrich me always with your love; my kind protector ever prove, 733

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


As Christ breaks bread and bids us share, each proud division ends., 222, 415

But we are vain and sadly proud, we sow not peace but strife, 696


Add to your believing deeds that prove it true --, 582

and all who come to Jesus prove it's faith that makes the mountain move., 698

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

As sure as I prove your mercy and love, 608

by a mutual, hearty love their belief in Jesus prove., 672

Enrich me always with your love; my kind protector ever prove, 733

for the creature he fashioned. He will prove his faithfulness to you, 275

give our favored souls to prove, 556

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

He rules the world with truth and grace, and makes the nations prove, 294

Help us in coming days our faith to prove., 540

in all my work your presence find and prove your good and perfect will., 638

in ev'ry trial I shall prove assuredly that God is love., 721

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

let us ever follow, and fearless prove, 616

Lord, grant that we impelled by love in smallest things may faithful prove, 643

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

so may I prove true, devoted to you, 608

that healed and healing we may prove the channels of your grace., 338

that we may rise to know your love and prove your perfect will., 570

they shall know his presence with them and his promised comfort prove., 595

thus he sends you -- prove that his promise is true:, 639

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

with each we prove the wonders of your ways, 711

yet, till joined to the celestial chorus, cold would prove our warmest praise, 346

Your all-sustaining power we prove, and gladly sing your praise, 38


certain tasks had seemed unnerving, but you've proven you're the one, 622

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


but proves to us that we have still a work to do, a place to fill., 803


all that you need he has pledged by his blood to provide you, 639

daily manna still provide you: God be with you till we meet again., 824

Finest bread I will provide till their hearts be satisfied., 641

God, our Maker, does provide for our needs to be supplied:, 450

leave to your God to order and provide, 757

We too have a star to guide us that forever will provide us, 319

will angel guards for me provide, my soul, my soul in danger screen., 794


all I have needed thy hand hath provided; great is thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me!, 460

with so blessed a friend provided, we upon our way would go, 310


for my Shepherd gently guides me, knows my need and well provides me, 723


The sure provisions of my God attend me all my days, 730

pruning hook

God of the neighbor God of the foe God of the pruning hook, 462


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

so shall the wide earth seem our Father’s temple, each loving life a psalm of gratitude., 151


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


Publish glad tidings, tidings of peace, tidings of Jesus, redemption, and release., 618

Sing a new song and rejoice, publish his praises abroad!, 547

Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim, and publish abroad his wonderful name, 565


here are table, font, and pulpit; here the cross has central place., 564


a pulse of being stirred, a pulse of being stirred., 478

where your purpose for creation and the pulse of life are found., 664

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


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

wean it from sin, through all its pulses move., 224, 490


Christ, to purchase our salvation, did assume humanity, 560

For all the world Christ died to purchase pardon, 629

Gracious Father, bless this congregation as the purchase of your Son, 444

Heir of salvation, purchase of God, born of his Spirit, washed in his blood., 714

O perfect redemption, the purchase of blood, 550


Jesus, Master, whose I am, purchased yours alone to be, 614

unto the Lord who purchased our souls for himself, 252


and for his dwelling and his throne will choose the pure in heart., 584

and present us in your glory to your Father, cleansed and pure., 314

baptized them with his Spirit, pure and good, 516

bend it to your own pure will, all my life with graces fill., 223

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see their God., 584

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

Finish, then, your new creation, pure and spotless, gracious Lord, 218

Finish, then, your new creation; pure and spotless let us be, 474

friends on earth, and friends above, pleasures pure and undefiled, 538

from selfish passions set me free and make me pure within., 764

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

Great Father of glory, pure Father of light, 457

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

holy, pure, and perfect now, both now and evermore., 729

In the arms of her who bore him, virgin pure, behold him lie, 314

Jesus, you are all compassion, pure, unbounded love impart!, 474

Life has lost its shadows, pure the light within, 778

Lord of harvest, grant that we wholesome grain and pure may be., 450

let the healing streams abound; make and keep me pure within, 724

My Lord of lords, one Trinity, to your pure name be given, 384

O the pure delight of a single hour that before thy throne I spend, 607

of your dwelling here on earth, by your pure and holy birth, 744

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

pure and fresh and sinless in your holy eyes., 567

Pure and holy, giving glory to the King of Kings., 109

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

so may we with holy joy, pure and free from sin’s alloy, 190

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

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

Where are the virgins, pure and wise?, 258

You pure in heart, each take your part, sing Jesus Christ, our salvation., 368


but purer, and higher, and greater will be, 550

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

Jesus is fairer, Jesus is purer; he makes our sorr’wing spirit sing., 470

Jesus shines purer than all the angels in the sky., 470

reclothe us in our rightful mind; in purer lives thy service find., 739


and, whatever I must bear, still in you lies purest pleasure, Jesus, priceless treasure!, 722

at once there falls from God above a ray of purest pleasure., 188

forever and forever are robed in purest white., 814

Jesus, priceless treasure, source of purest pleasure, friend to me so true, 722

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


Lord Jesus, think on me and purge away my sin, 764

Purge our hearts from hate and envy; quench the pride that may hold sway, 619

Purge our souls of selfishness. Cleanse our hearts of bitterness., 760


there forever purified in your presence to abide., 450


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


that it refresh and purify our mind., 377

you only can inform the mind and purify the heart., 661


perfect in pow'r, in love, and purity., 381


For us by wickedness betrayed, scourged, mocked, in purple robe arrayed, 485


The purple-headed mountain, the river running by, 467


agents of his purpose, Spirit-Friend., 493

and all find fresh hope and purpose in Christ Jesus crucified., 526

and high thanksgiving for God's purpose here --, 587

and in each family, your will and purpose to fulfill., 677

consecrating to your purpose ev'ry gift which you impart., 148, 688

for the earth is God's possession and his purpose will not fail., 595

God of order, love, and duty, God of purpose, plan, and goal:, 132

help us witness to your purpose with renewed integrity, 25, 617

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

keep us faithful to the gospel; help us work your purpose out, 564

know the purpose of your calling; show to God’s almighty deeds, 69, 526

Lord of all good, our gifts we bring to you; use them your holy purpose to fulfill., 158

one in heart and one in purpose, one in Christian love to be., 619

our clearest purpose is to share love, joy, and peace., 598

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

risen, glorified, ascended, all the Father's purpose done --, 692

Take my life that it may be all you purpose, Lord, for me., 610

Take my motives and my will, all your purpose to fulfill., 647

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

where your purpose for creation and the pulse of life are found., 664

wise to know th'eternal purpose which their Father shall fulfill., 595

with Christian love and purpose true, this church in faith embraces you., 169, 174


each more gifted to pursue all you have for us to do., 809

for God is love transcending style and place and all the idle options we pursue., 459

Forth in your name, O Lord, I go my daily labor to pursue --, 638

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

now he sends you God's mighty plan to pursue:, 639

O Savior meek, your road pursue, with palms and scattered garments strewed., 343

Please the Lord in ev'rything you do, and his peace most sincerely pursue., 275