revelation

give thanks to God for each new revelation, 830

revere

fairest star, near and far; Christ as God we now revere., 323

reverence(see also: revírence)

God is in his temple; all within keep silence and before him bow with reverence., 554

reverently

Then entered in those wise men three, full reverently upon their knee, 290

review

While we your past dealings gratefully review, 770

reviled

Reviled by those he came to save, he died amid the most depraved, 365

revitalize

God revitalize our mission! Bless your church from pole to pole!, 632

revive

all the needy to revive and cheer, stream forth here, stream forth here., 528

Come, love of Christ, afresh to win us; revive your church in evíry part., 47

Fulfill our hope; revive our love; O Lord, make all things new., 674

God revive each congregation! Be our center and our goal!, 632

O Breath of Life, come sweeping through us, revive your church with life and power, 47

revive in us baptismal grace, and fan our smoldíring lives to flame., 379

Revive your work, amid the years our members still employ, 399

Then in your tenderness re-make us; revive, restore, for this we plead., 47

revived

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

revives

but then the Holy Spirit revives my soul again., 500

The Spirit's breath revives the dead, 365

rev'rence(see also: reverence)

in deeper rev'rence, praise., 739

Lord, teach us how to pray aright, with rev'rence and with fear, 750

motivate the church to rev'rence, guiding Christ's community!, 665

Source of kindness and source of rev'rence, 499

revírent

Follow with rev'rent steps the great example, 151

Ponder now in revírent thought all the things that fill your heart, 227

reward

as thy reward, O take me anew, just as I am, 795

Give us faith to follow you through cross to faith's reward, 336

In the just reward of labor, God's will is done., 449

Though judgment is our just reward, instead Christ makes us sing!, 160

We hail you as our Savior, Lord, our refuge and our great reward, 192, 267

rhythm

and light pierced the darkness and rhythm began, 382

rhythms

which the folk of countless cultures in new words and rhythms raise., 684

rich

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

Crown the Savior! Angels crown him! Rich the trophies Jesus brings, 406

did eíer such love and sorrow meet, or thorns compose so rich a crown, 80, 350

God, whose giving knows no ending, from your rich and endless store, 652

here is a feast prepared, rich beyond measure, 593

Here is a pasture, rich and never failing, 593

I need thee evíry hour, teach me thy will, and thy rich promises in me fulfill., 740

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

May your rich grace impart strength to my fainting heart, my zeal inspire, 705

My soul with comfort rich he fills, and ev'ry grief he gently stills:, 537

Neighbors are rich and poor, varied in color and race, 577

Rich in diversity, help us to live, 514

rich wounds yet visible above in beauty glorified., 405

shame our wanton, selfish gladness, rich in things and poor in soul., 751

share your rich resources -- give and give again., 582

Take my wealth, all I possess, make me rich in faithfulness., 647

The wise may bring their learning, the rich may bring their wealth, 658

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

richer

richer by far is the heart's adoration, 317

riches

It gently heals the broken heart and heav'nly riches does impart, 509

Just as I am, poor, wretched, blind; sight, riches, healing of the mind, 762

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

Power, riches, wisdom, and strength, and honor, blessing, and glory are his., 238

Riches I heed not nor man's empty praise, 719

Wisdom, riches, to obtain, new dominion every hour, 88

with riches of the earth at our command, 766

With the poor we share our riches, giving captives liberty., 624

richest

he will feed me with the treasure of his grace in richest measure, 662

my richest gain I count but loss, and pour contempt on all my pride., 80, 350

richly

broken, blessed, and freely served, richly givín though undeserved., 227

May the word of God dwell richly in my heart from hour to hour, 585

The God of peace you sanctify and bless you richly from on high, 169, 174

your flock, and richly with your word and sacrament still feed us., 200

rid

Just as I am, and waiting not to rid my soul of one dark blot, 762

rid us of foolish fears, bring us serenity:, 800

ride

Incarnate God, put forth your pow'r; ride on, ride on, great Conqueror, 278

Ride on! Ride on in majesty! Hear all the tribes hosanna cry, 343

riding

his bursting from the spiced tomb; his riding up the heavenly way, 237

rift

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

right

and renew a right spirit within me, 79

And where he rules in kingly might, there all is just and all is right:, 537

Blessed are they who with true passion strive to make the right prevail, 595

by your pow'rful grace constrain them always to approve what's right, 660

for laws of truth and judgment to right our human wrongs, 508

From search for wealth and power and scorn of truth and right, 142, 683

Church, unite for the right; let your foes behold your stand, 631

New life for some means food and warmth, for some the right to speak, 481

not through some merit, right, or claim but by your gracious love alone., 579

So when I stumble, set me right; command my life as you require, 583

Then let us adore and give him his right, 105, 565

To him, enthroned by filial right, all powír in heavín and earth proclaim, 213, 469

to seek another's good, to honor what is right, 801

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

Whatever God ordains is right; all that he does is for us., 718

Whatever God ordains is right, and he will not deceive us. 718

Whatever God ordains is right; he guides our joy and sadness., 718

Whatever God ordains is right; his will is just and holy., 718

right hand

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

are destroy'd by the right hand of God., 690

are recorded by the right hand of God., 690

at God's right hand you intercede, 472

but now at God's right hand he stands and brings us life from heaven:, 367

but we're guided by the right hand of God., 690

by the lifting of the right hand of God., 690

He sits at God's right hand till all his foes submit, 372

his comforts never fail me, he stands at my right hand, 769

The right hand of God is healing in our land, 690

The right hand of God is lifting in our land, 690

The right hand of God is planting in our land, 690

The right hand of God is pointing in our land, 690

The right hand of God is striking in our land, 690

The right hand of God is writing in our land, 690

we shall see him, but in heaven, set at God's right hand on high., 292

when we're healed by the right hand of God., 690

You are seated at Godís right hand in glory, 234

you are seated at the right hand of the Father:, 233

righteous

Christ Jesus said to the righteous above., 149

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

His righteous government and power shall over all extend, 320

Let your righteous will prevail. Reign victorious evermore., 760

O blessed Lord, teach me your law, your righteous judgments I declare, 510

O righteous Branch, O Jesse's Rod, O Son of man, and Son of God, 278

Righteous, commanding, ever glorious, praises be his that never cease:, 545

The righteous King is bringing peace, 272

Throughout their lives let them endure in ev'ry righteous way., 409

upheld by my righteous, omnipotent hand., 709

righteousness

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

and righteousness, in fountains, from hill to valley flow., 263

clothed in his righteousness alone, redeemed to stand before the throne., 771

he has revealed to ev'ry nation his everlasting righteousness., 545

Help me walk in the paths of righteousness, 728

His life, death, righteousness, and blood our faith's foundation are alone, 479

Lead us back to righteousness. Save us, Lord, O save us still., 760

Mine is the sin, but yours the righteousness, 421

My hope is built on nothing less than Jesus' blood and righteousness, 771

of the Lord and Saviorís spotless righteousness, 205

Seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, 605

Source of righteousness, source of power, 499

strengthen your righteousness, Savior and Friend!, 555

that my joyful soul may bless Christ the Lord, my righteousness., 553

the glories of his righteousness and wonders of his love, 294

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

The Savior's blood and righteousness my beauty is, my glorious dress, 178, 181, 201

to their children's children ever shall God's righteousness extend:, 458

with righteousness in field and town to cleanse us and redeem., 696

with your grace and mercy bless sacrifice for righteousness., 692

within the paths of righteousness, e'en for his own name's sake, 720

your blood, your righteousness, O Lord, my God., 421

rightful

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

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

rights

Christ claims the side of those who've lost their rights and peace., 630

ring

ev'ry voice in concert ring evermore and evermore., 483

in gladness there to greet me with calf and robe and ring., 763

Let all the choir of heav'n rejoice, the new ring in with heart and voice., 307

Let praises ring; give thanks and bring to Christ our Lord adoration., 368

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

Lift ev'ry voice and sing, till earth and heaven ring, 707

people in misery want bells to ring, come, Lord Jesus Christ., 266

ring with the harmonies of liberty., 707

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

the valleys laugh and sing, forests and mountains ring, 452

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

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

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

ringing

Through all the passing years, O Lord, grant that, when church bells are ringing, 512

Through all the tumult and the strife, I hear that music ringing., 701

till the air, ev'rywhere, now with joy is ringing., 289

What ringing of a thousand harps bespeaks the triumph nigh!, 394

rings

all nature sings and round me rings the music of the spheres., 456

Glory to God! Glory to God! Glory to God! It rings again, 284

now through Christendom it rings that the Lamb is King of kings. Alleluia!, 360

ripe

the ripe fruits in the garden -- God made them, ev'ry one., 467

rise

again to you, O Father, our praises rise., 571

and quickened by the Spirit's power, rise up, O saints of God!, 628

Christ is ris'n -- he meets our eyes! Savior, teach us so to rise., 349

Death in vain forbids his rise; alleluia!, 359

death is a sleep, the grave a bed; with Jesus I shall rise., 356

Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee, 381

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

Hail the day that sees him rise, alleluia!, 371

his wrath is ever slow to rise and ready to abate., 546

In Christ your Son, we rise restored, 674

in the morning when I rise, give me Jesus., 573

Let the valleys rise to meet him, and the hills bow down to greet him!, 264

let us, like them, without a word, rise up and follow thee., 739

Made like him, like him we rise; alleluia!, 359

Now let us from this table rise renewed in body, mind, and soul, 221

Shall I fear? Or could the Head rise and leave his members dead?, 215

spring thou up within my heart, rise to all eternity., 724

Stretch forth your hand, our health restore, and make us rise to fall no more, 267

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

Then let the last loud trumpet sound and bid our kindred rise, 87

Through the rise and fall of nations one sure faith yet standing fast, 507

To a life of love in action help us rise and pledge our word., 685

we shall rise with him in glory to the life that knows no end., 699

who rose for us, that we also might rise, 253

your praise shall sound from shore to shore till suns shall rise and set no more., 551

risen(see also: risín)

all glory to our risen Head! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!, 361

as now in risen splendor the King of glory reigns., 508

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

Christ is risen!Grief and sighing, sins and sorrows fall behind, 211

Christ, our risen Lamb indeed, Christ, your ransomed people feed, 360

For Christ the Lord has risen, our Joy that has no end, 90

He is risen from the dead and he is Lord, 80

his risen life avails for all earth's people --, 629

I serve a risen Savior, he's in the world today, 792

Jesus risen will bring in the kingdom., 423

joyful, we with one accord hail you as our risen Lord, 82

let new tongues hail the risen Lord., 379

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

Risen Christ, triumphant now; Alleluia!, 359

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

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

that Christ is king, the risen Lord, our church's Head by all adored., 438

That Christ, once dead, is risen to vanquish all our fear., 378

their risen Lord, whom death had not defeated., 830

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

We believe in Jesus risen, heaven's king to rule and reign, 699

When Thomas first the tidings heard that some had seen the risen Lord, 369

Your name we bless, O risen Lord, and sing today with one accord, 212

rises

She wakes, she rises from her gloom., 258

the body rises with the head. Alleluja!, 365

The three sad days are quickly sped, Christ rises glorious from the dead:, 361

rising

Facing the rising sun of our new day begun, 707

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

must claim and test its heritage and keep on rising from the dead., 694

O, brighter than the rising morn when Christ, victorious, rose, 257

rising, swelling, coming, dwelling, in each new believer's heart., 702

short as the watch that ends the night before the rising sun., 461

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

To follow him, enthroned on high, at the great rising day, 87

Your death and rising set things right. Your presence puts our fears to flight., 337

risk

in the world's great trouble risk yourself for God., 582

We dare to risk and sacrifice with truthful word and faithful deed, 46

risking

(peaceful, resisting, waiting, or risking), 514

ris'n(see also: risen)

Christ is ris'n -- he meets our eyes! Savior, teach us so to rise., 349

Christ the Lord is ris'n again, Christ has broken ev'ry chain!, 360

Christ the Lord is ris'n today! Alleluia!, 359

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

in bitter pangs resigned his breath, but now has ris'n. Amen!, 356

Jesus Christ is ris'n today, alleluia!, 358

The Lord is ris'n again, who on the cross did bleed, 356

The Lord is ris'n indeed!, 91, 356

To set us free forever, he is ris'n and sends to all earth's ends, 368

river

And then one day I'll cross the river, I'll fight life's final war with pain, 706

As two currents in a river fight each other's undertow, 664

I've got peace like a river in my soul, 592

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

though dark waves roll o'er the silent river, 805

When John baptized by Jordan's river in faith and hope the people came, 315

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, 754

rivers

Rivers and seas and torrents roaring, honor the Lord with wild acclaim, 545

the hills and the mountains, the rivers and fountains, 448

the rivers of sorrow shall not overflow, 709

road

a light to shine upon the road that leads at last to heav'n., 747

and walk the road the saints have trod till all have seen and heard., 696

come, let us meet him on the road and place for him prepare., 185

Let ev'ry hill and valley a level road appear!, 344

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

O rest beside the weary road, and hear the angels sing., 286

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

so shall his light mark out the road that leads at last to heav'n., 747

Stony the road we trod, bitter the chast'ning rod, 707

then we know that God still goes that road with us, 689

roads

Darkened roads are clearer, heavy burdens lighter, 493

roam

Blessed be the day when I must roam, 794

this knits us together; no longer we roam, 675

roar

Hark, the song of jubilee, loud as mighty thunders' roar, 164

lest the roar of traffic drown the voice of prayer:, 651

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

with rush of wind and roar of flame, 379

roaring

Rivers and seas and torrents roaring, honor the Lord with wild acclaim, 545

rob

Let not the passing of the years rob us of joy or cause us fears, 804

robe

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

here is my robe, my refuge, and my peace, your blood, your righteousness, O Lord, my God., 421

in gladness there to greet me with calf and robe and ring., 763

nor did you need a scholar's gown or priestly robe, to make you great., 583

Thank you, God, for weaving lifeís nature into a seamless robe, a fragile whole., 654

whose robe is the light, whose canopy space., 566

robed

Ev'ry eye shall then behold you robed in awesome majesty, 259

And all who with their leader have conquered in the fight, forever and forever are robed in purest white., 814

Fair are the meadows, fair are the woodlands, robed in flow'rs of blooming spring, 470

rock

Blessed name! the rock on which we build, our shield and resting place, 487

Built on the Rock, the church shall stand even when steeples are falling, 512

Christ the Rock, my refuge that's high'r than I: Saranam, 756

faithís strong hand the rock has found, grasped it and will leave it never, 215

firm as a rock your truth must stand, when rolling years shall cease to move., 455

for those who trust God's changeless love build on the rock that will not move., 712

for you, the Rock of Ages, are always near., 791

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

He's the great Shepherd, the Rock of all ages, almighty God is he, 476

it is God who builds his city on the rock and not the sand:, 140

No storm can shake my inmost calm, while to that Rock I'm clinging., 701

On Christ the solid rock, I stand; all other ground is sinking sand., 771

on the rock of ages founded, what can shake your sure repose?, 522

our lives are built upon his rock, our cornerstone and building block., 718

the shadow of a mighty rock within a weary land, 329

The springs of salvation from Christ, the Rock, bursting, 616

with manna in the wilderness, with water from the rock., 411

You were their rock, their fortress, and their might, 390

rocks

Ďmid mists and rocks and quicksands, still guides, O Christ, to you, 23, 505

of rocks and trees, of skies and seas -- his hand the wonders wrought., 456

while fields and floods, rocks, hills, and plains repeat the sounding joy, 59, 294

rod

And when human hearts are breaking under sorrow's iron rod, 463

extol the stem of Jesse's rod, and crown him Lord of all!, 402, 403

for thou art with me, and thy rod and staff me comfort still, 720

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

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

Stony the road we trod, bitter the chast'ning rod, 707

role

God refresh your whole creation! Timeless is salvation's role!, 632

God, teach us peacemaking in ev'ry role. In each relationship make peace our goal., 687

roles

Yet families have also distorted their roles, 678

roll

fill up the roll of your elect, then take your pow'r, and reign!, 17, 394

for not with sword's loud clashing, nor roll of stirring drums, 753

though dark waves roll o'er the silent river, 805

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll, 754

while the raging billows roll, while the tempest still is high, 724

rolled

And, Lord, haste the day when my faith shall be sight, the clouds be rolled back as a scroll, 754

rolling

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

firm as a rock your truth must stand, when rolling years shall cease to move., 455

let it resound loud as the rolling sea., 707

Pray justice may come rolling down as in a mighty stream, 696

rolls

When ends life's transient dream, when death's cold, sullen stream rolls over me, 705

roof

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

room

let ev'ry heart prepare him room, and heav'n and nature sing, 59, 294

When in our music God is glorified, and adoration leaves no room for pride, 532

roommate

of parent and partner and roommate and friend., 678

root

The Spirit shows me love's the root of ev'ry gift sent from above, 598

rooted

a people deeply rooted in Jesus' love and life., 434

rose

and rose in triumph from the grave, behold our waking dream., 691

and rose victorious in the strife for those he came to save., 405

Christ rose triumphant that your hearts with nobler zeal might burn., 628

For us he rose from death again; for us he went on high to reign, 485

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

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

Lo, how a rose is growing, a bloom of finest grace, 302

Lord, who rose to life triumphant with our whole salvation won, 692

O, brighter than the rising morn when Christ, victorious, rose, 257

The rose of which I'm singing, Isaiah had foretold., 302

Up you rose and met them there in the treasured place of prayer., 347

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

who rose for us, that we also might rise, 252

You rose, our king victorious, that they might wear the crown, 391

round

Let earth's wide circle round in joyful notes resound:, 552

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

The round world keep high triumph, and all that is therein, 90

who fed the crowds that pressed him round and made the blind to see., 481

roundly

who cried our tears and shared our joys, who roundly laughed with mirth., 481

rouse

rouse yourself to action, serve God far and near., 582

routines

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

royal

branch of royal David's stem in your birth at Bethlehem, 65, 313

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

called as Godís own special people, royal priests and heirs of grace, 69, 526

Glory, praise, and royal might to our God of endless light, 521

here drink with you the royal wine of heav'n, 421

lift high his royal banner, it must not suffer loss., 752

My Lord, you wore no royal crown; you did not wield the powírs of state, 583

on that royal head he wore a crown of thorns instead., 336

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

Prepare the royal highway; the King of kings is near!, 344

royal priests, fulfill your calling through your sacrifice and prayer, 526

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

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

You are the King of Israel and David's royal Son, 342

rude

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

O Holy Spirit, who did brood upon the chaos dark and rude, 725

ruined

Come, you weary, heavy laden, lost and ruined by the fall, 765

points out the wretched, ruined state of humankind, both small and great., 509

rule

and Christ shall rule victorious o'er all the world's domain., 142, 683

By your own eternal Spirit rule in all our hearts alone, 262

Father, grant your Holy Spirit in our hearts may rule today, 98

Great and glorious, all victorious, rich in bless. Rule and might oíer all possessing!, 189

His rule is peace and freedom and justice, truth, and love., 344

in this glad hour. Your grace to us impart, now rule in ev'ry heart, 555

May the peace of God my Father rule my life in ev'rything, 585

nor wanting, nor wasting, you rule day and night, 457

Saints on earth your rule acclaim; all in heaven above adore you., 386

to take away transgression, and rule in equity, 49, 263

We believe in Jesus risen, heaven's king to rule and reign, 699

ruled

Renew your church in faith, your city, ruled by you., 674

the Christ who ruled them while he dwelt below., 757

ruler

still be my vision, O ruler of all., 719

that though the wrong is often strong, God is the ruler yet., 456

rulers

Rulers of earth, give ear! Should you not justice know?, 695

rules

And blessed be the hearts he rules, the humble places where he dwells., 272

And where he rules in kingly might, there all is just and all is right:, 537

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

his is the victory and praise, and he rules all things well, 356

His kingdom cannot fail; he rules o'er earth and heav'n, 372

his kingdom is glorious, he rules over all., 565

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

Our God rules on high, almighty to save, 565

to God who rules the heav'nly host, God, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost., 519

visible expression God still rules above, 582

run

and daily from your death derive the needful strength to run our race., 204

and run my earthly course with joy, and closely walk with you to heav'n., 638

Faith in action, ever, always, while on earth we run our race., 624

Hands to work and feet to run -- God's good gifts to me and you, 649

May I run the race before me, strong and brave to face the foe, 585

rush

like the vigor of the wind's rush, like the new flame's eager might:, 498

What rush of hallelujahs fills all the earth and sky!, 394

with rush of wind and roar of flame, 379

rushing

Like mighty rushing wind upon the waves beneath, 376

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

rustling

in rustling grass I hear him pass -- he speaks to me ev'rywhere., 456