see

Admitted to the realms above, I then shall see the Christ I love, 768

and in your book revealed I see my Lord., 502

And our eyes at last shall see him, through his own redeeming love, 292

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

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

break nature's bonds, and let me see, he whom you free indeed is free., 721

"Christ, when we see you out on life's highways, 149

Come to Bethlehem and see him whose birth the angels sing., 288

Eyes to see and ears to hear -- God's good gifts to me and you, 649

for the God of truth and beauty they in joy will surely see., 595

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

God the Father caused to be all we can or cannot see, 387

Grant us grace to see you, Lord, mirrored in your holy word, 313

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

Help me through the darkness your face to see., 728

Here, O my Lord, I see you face to face!, 421

hoist me up upon your shoulder, let me see the world from high., 669

I am blind without your light to see., 728

I may eternal brightness see and share your joy at last., 764

I once was lost, but now am found, was blind, but now I see., 783

I see the stars, I hear the mighty thunder, 465

I with joy will see your face, freely ransomed by your grace., 261

is in such friendship better known, we see and praise him here, 415

let our mutual love be glowing; thus the world will plainly see, 196, 673

let us see your great salvation perfectly restored and free., 474

on hands that work and eyes that see, your healing wisdom pour, 736

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

our wonder, our transport when Jesus we see., 550

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

See for yourselves, the tomb is all bare, only the grave clothes are lying there.", 357

shamed and grieving, shamed and grieving, shall their true Messiah see., 259

So, most gracious Lord, may we evermore your splendor see., 190

soon we implore you, come, your glory let us see, 84

Still will I wait, O Lord, on you, till in your light I see anew, 721

that he may touch my eyes and make me see., 502

that we, like saints before us, may see you face to face., 511

the day when Christ in splendor comes, and we shall see his face., 257

Then your glory I shall see; blessed for all eternity., 744

There our endless home shall be; there our Lord we soon shall see., 789

There we shall see his face, his pow'r we shall adore, 468

though the eye made blind by sin thy glory may not see, 381

Till I from earth am taken to see you face to face, 75, 89

till, hope fulfilled, we see you face to face., 711

to see, adore, and serve you face to face!, 629

to see each mortal as I ought, my kindred, whom your love has bought., 686

until your blessed face I see, your rest, your joy, your glory share., 646

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

We see his face, the way of grace, 718

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

We, when Jesus we shall see coming in his majesty, 206

What great brightness did you see? What glad tidings did you hear?, 288

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

Your sovíreign majesty may we in glory see, 104

seed

a sword to face the tempter, a seed of life divine, 508

and with a gentle, caring deed, prepare the soil and plant the seed., 440

As grows the hidden seed to fruit that serves our need, your kingdom grows., 653

"As the life-charged dew of heaven births the seed and stirs the mill, 780

as though within a heart of stone, or shriveled seed in darkness sown, 478

God's word in Christ is seed; good soil its urgent need, 501

Good soil, O mother earth, the womb, where seed takes birth., 501

In the bulb there is a flower; in the seed, an apple tree, 797

Like a tiny seed of mustard, stored with life, invisibly, 702

O seed of Israel's chosen race, now ransomed from the fall, 403

tear out the weed, and sow the seed., 501

The seed of Christ's teaching, receptive souls reaching, 136

The seed of his teaching, receptive souls reaching, 194

We plow the fields, and scatter the good seed on the land, 453

When seed falls on good soil, it's born through quiet toil, 501

seeding

seeding hope in ev'ry nation of unending jubilee., 684

seedling

God of the seedling, the snow and the sun, 655

seeds

planting seeds of freedom, hope, and love., 690

seedtime

the seedtime and the harvest, our life, our health, our food, 162, 453

seeing

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

Though not seeing, yet believing in the Truth, the Life, the Way., 392

seek

and those who would the Father seek your followers must be., 661

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

Ask and it shall be given unto you, seek and you shall find, 605

Be God's the glory that we seek; be his our only peace., 785

beyond the sacred page I seek you, Lord, 502

but felt our pain and shared each day with those you came to seek and save., 583

by your side I will seek other seas., 613

Called by Christ to love each other, called by Christ to seek the lost, 627

Christian hearts, in love united, seek alone in Jesus rest, 673

Come down, O love divine, seek now this soul of mine, 492

Commit your hearts to seek the paths which Christ has trod, 628

draw all the world to seek you once again., 623

Early let us seek your favor; early let us do your will, 731

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

grant our desire for those who seek your favor, 427

Had I the grace to seek his face in any trying hour!, 596

Here we kneel to seek your presence, share our sin, confess our shame, 557

honor, peace, and love retreating, seek the Lord, who is your life., 697

In all our days, in all our ways, help us to seek your face., 801

Jesus, our Lord, may we not seek to be consoled, but to console, 693

keep your flock, from sin defend us, seek us when we go astray., 731

let our hearts and souls be stirred now to seek and love and fear you, 558

Let us seek the courage needed, our high calling to fulfill, 635

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

May his beauty rest upon me as I seek the lost to win, 585

O let me seek you and O let me find!, 490

seek the great Desire of nations; you have seen his natal star., 293

Seek the Lord, whose willing presence moves your heart to make appeal., 780

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

that all who seek may find the Christ, and sing aloud his praise., 666

The hope of all who seek him, the help of all who find, 792

the sick to heal, the lost to seek, to raise up them that fall, 348

their hearts and hopes ascend to seek above th'eternal good., 516

They came to seek a new beginning, the human spirit's ageless quest, 315

to call on you when you are near and seek where you are found:, 713

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

To seek for a king was their intent,and to follow the star wherever it went., 290

Trusting only in thy merit, would I seek thy face, 772

Lord, we your presence seek; we ask this blessing true:, 584

when we seek another country, moving far from all we know, 793

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

yet he came to seek and serve the wayward and the lost, 336

yet I arise and seek my Father's house., 759

You in us are bruised and broken: hear us as we seek release, 398

yours the truth that we seek this day., 499

seeking

by pow'rs and systems close confined yet seeking hope for humankind., 579

by words and signs and actions thus still seeking not himself but us., 485

From a distant home the Savior we come seeking, 322

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

like the merchant, fine pearls seeking, searches, yearning for the best, 702

of rest to one who's seeking a refuge in the Lord., 769

our disappointment, guilt, and grieving, seeking new paths, and sure to find., 784

There's a song in ev'ry silence, seeking word and melody, 797

What all the world is seeking, great treasure of the soul!, 268

seeks

God's Spirit comes to all who ask, to ev'ry heart that seeks release., 630

Like a shepherd good and true, he seeks the straying lamb, 336

seems

what seems, each time I tell it, more wonderfully sweet!, 625

seen

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

even they forget him who have seen his face, 770

Green pastures are before me which yet I have not seen, 732

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

If we have seen him, we have seen the Father:, 562

to the minds of all who've never seen and heard., 582

seize

By faith your Word has made us bold to seize the gift of love retold, 228

fear and horror seize his soul and senses, for the hour of darkness now commences, 346

seized

"Fear not," said he, for mighty dread had seized their troubled mind, 296

when Jesus groaned, a trembling fear seized all the guilty world around., 335

self

he will give to all the faithful his own self for heav'nly food., 184, 271

him exalting, self abasing -- this is victory., 585

my sinful self my only shame, my glory all, your cross., 329

Now direct our daily labor, lest we strive for self alone, 652

of your loving deed on Calvíry, of your living self, our victíry, 187

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

Take my self, and I will be yours for all eternity, 610

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

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

self-control

Love, and joy, and peace, and patience, kindness, caring, self-control, 496

who gives gifts of love and power, confidence and self-control., 622

self-defenses

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

self-dependence

who in Jesus Christ abiding, and from self-dependence free, 717

selfhood

but the harmony of the creation is broken by selfhood and vice, 656

self-inflicted

We come with self-inflicted pains of broken trust and chosen wrong, 579

selfish

above the noise of selfish strife we hear your voice, O Son of Man., 581

and we, this marvel seeing, forget our selfish being for joy of beauty not our own., 572

Convert our wills and make us whole; wean us from selfish strife, 338

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

If selfish ease was my indulgent choice, 759

May we all so love each other and all selfish claims deny, 401

Never jealous, never selfish, love will not rejoice in wrong, 591

quench our fevered thirst of pleasure; stem our selfish greed of gain, 648

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

until this selfish part of me glows with your fire divine., 494

selfishness

fighting with selfishness and all its brood, 587

Forgive the hurts our selfishness inflicted on those we love and those who love us best., 671

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

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

Still he grieves and still he suffers, for our selfishness and strife., 401

The selfishness which is our human curse, 766

selfless

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

You give yourself to us, O Lord; then selfless let us be, 417

self-pity

pierce the self-pity of my shadowed sky., 755

self-will

above the storms of passion, the murmurs of self-will., 603

selling

finds it, clasps it, claims and buys it, selling all that he possessed., 702

sells

one man finds it, knows its value, sells his all that field to buy, 702

semblance

gave us bread in his remembrance as a sacrifice in semblance., 419

send

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

Alleluia! Choose disciples. Send your servants ev'rywhere., 637

and at last to us did send Christ, the sinner's help and friend., 261

and send us forth where duty calls to serve the crucified!, 524

by your Spirit send your power to our world to make it whole., 688

come among us, touch us, send us, making Jesusí presence near., 223

Do not regard my sinful deeds. Send me the grace my spirit needs, 761

Forth on your errands send us to labor for your sake., 634

I will give my life to them. Whom shall I send?, 641

I will speak my word to them. Whom shall I send?, 641

O, send your Spirit, Lord, now unto me, 502

Out of deep distress we call. Help us, Lord, send peace again, 760

send them forth as bold apostles to your church in ev'ry place., 642

Send us, God of new beginnings, humbly hopeful into life., 398

Then send us forth to show your love in every time and place, 338

Who will bear my light to them? Whom shall I send?, 641

You're our strength and motivation, Christ, you send us out to serve., 622

sending

to see what God for us has done in sending us his own dear Son., 307

sends

I hope as Israel in the Lord; he sends redemption through his word, 761

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

sends forth his servants still in faith confessing, 626

so he sends you -- daily his conquest renew:, 639

strong in faith and swift to answer each command your master sends, 526

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

sensation

sing, with awe and love's sensation, 64, 298

sense

a sense of your wisdom and grace that transform, 678

All our knowledge, sense and sight lie in deepest darkness shrouded, 558

and what from Eli's sense was sealed, the Lord to Hannah's son revealed., 609

deepen our sense of mystery and wonder: To God be endless praise!, 830

Give deep humility; the sense of godly sorrow give, 750

Let the sense of wonder flowing from the wonders we survey, 664

let sense be dumb, its heats expire, 739

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

senses

fear and horror seize his soul and senses, for the hour of darkness now commences, 346

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

sensibly

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

sent

All good gifts around us are sent from heavín above, 163

Chosen and sent by the Father before earth's creation, 639

Crowning gift of resurrection sent from your ascended throne, 98

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

For he, my soul, has sent his Son, 72

God has sent him as foretold, alleluia!, 303

God sent his Son, they called him Jesus, he came to love, heal, and forgive, 706

has sent us his Son to save us, and show us that God is love, 621

He sent the Savior, the blessed Redeemer; he sent the Savior to set me free., 775

in the world where you have sent us, let your kingdom come, O Lord., 229

Sent forth by Godís blessing, our true faith confessing, 194

sent from the Father and the Son to bless us!, 383

sent him to die, I scarce can take it in, 465

To God who sent his only Son be glory, laud, and honor done., 307

sentence

that such sharp sentence should on you be spoken?, 351

seraph

At his feet the six-winged seraph, cherubim, with sleepless eye, 271

seraphic

Had we angelsí tongues, with seraphic songs, 197

seraphim

cherubim and seraphim falling down before thee, 381

cherubim and seraphim, in unceasing chorus praising, 386

Now with angels round the throne, cherubim and seraphim, 74

the whole creation's Head and Lord, by highest seraphim adored, 278

To you all angels, all the powers of heaven, the cherubim and seraphim, sing in endless praise:, 234

serene

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

serenity

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

sermons

for sacraments and sermons through which we've known God's word, 435

servant

A servant leader, truthful friend, we gladly will receive, 431

A servant Lord, no praise he seeks.Thus comes Godís power to you and me, 58

and O your servant, Lord, prepare the strict account to give., 645

Come as a servant; so he came, and we receive you in his name., 432

Deep in our heart we tend the flame, and as your servant we remain., 536

for no servant of our King ever lacked for anything., 636

God called you "My beloved Son," the suff'ring servant true, 321

Here the servants of the Servant seek in worship to explore, 564

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

Lord, forever may I your servant be., 728

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

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

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

teacher, healer, suff'ring servant, friend of sinners, foe of pride:, 642

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

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

servantís form

takes on himself the servantís form, to set his people free., 185

servants

Alleluia! Choose disciples. Send your servants ev'rywhere., 637

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

bless your servants, grant them help and favor, 445

born with talents, make us servants fit to answer at your throne., 652

Christ the Victorious, give to your servants, 813

crown, Lord, your servants who have won the victory through you., 348

freely have your gifts been granted; freely may your servants give, 41, 648

Here the servants of the Servant seek in worship to explore, 564

Lord, by your wounds on Calvary from death's dread sting your servants free, 361

Lord, make us servants of your peace to wake at last in heaven's light., 693

once again in love draw near to your servants gathered here, 426

sends forth his servants still in faith confessing, 626

that we may be faithful servants, quick to answer now his call., 635

that where you are in glory your servants shall be too., 603

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

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

though weak, we as your servants, Lord, may still fulfill your word., 399

We are called to be Godís servants, working in his world today, 635

we, your servants, bring the worship not of voice alone, but heart, 148, 688

where your servants, where your servants preach the word of grace, 636

with faith that none can alter, your servants undergird., 683

Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim, 565

Your faithful servants bless in all earth's varied places, 633

servants' call

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

serve

All who love and serve your city, all who bear its daily stress, 697

and hope to serve yet spurs our slowing pace, 711

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

and send us forth where duty calls to serve the crucified!, 524

and serve the human fam'ly by putting God's will first., 503

And walking in their footsteps, would serve you more and more., 107

As we reach for you believing, and we go to love and serve you, 798

As your angels serve before you, so on earth your will be done., 1, 66

as your angels serve before you, so on earth we praise your name., 454

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

Be strong in faith and serve him against unnumbered foes, 752

be to serve his name excited, be to him a fruitful tree., 515

bind ourselves, with love thatís undissembled, Christ to love and serve alone., 207

Bless, Lord, the labor we bring to serve you, 156

Blessed are the strong but gentle, trained to serve a higher will, 595

by work and prayer and worship to serve your kingdom too., 433

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

Eat and rest at this great feast, then to serve him freely go, 206

Faith and hope and love restoring, may we serve as you intend, 25, 71, 617

freely as Son of man to serve and give your life for all., 321

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

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

go to serve freely, thus, we may show them, 412

God reveals his presence, whom th'angelic legions serve with awe in heav'nly regions., 554

God, whom we serve, our God can save, can damp the scorching flame, 106

God's Spirit calls for us to work, for us to serve 'til love prevails., 630

Grant endurance for our ventures, give us strength to serve and lead., 637

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

in doctrine and in practice one, we'll love and serve the Lord alone, 527

in faith I now would serve you through all my earthly days, 774

Jesus, Master, whom I serve, though so feebly and so ill, 42

Lord, grant my request, to love and to serve you till with you I rest., 608

make the goal of all our striving not to glory, but to serve., 496

move within us and inspire us more to serve God's holy name., 496

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

no one can serve him and despise another., 562

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

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

our highest joy must be to serve our Savior, 629

our Lord and master, you have won our hearts to serve you only!, 188

ready your fulness to know, ready to serve by your Spirit!, 639

Refresh my strength for your own sake, so I may serve you when I wake., 569

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

serve him with joy, his praises tell, come now before him and rejoice., 539

serve to salve our conscience, to our secret shame:, 651

serve with zeal and faithfulness, filled with love his name confess., 444

show us how to serve the neighbors we have from you., 577

so that each may serve the other till they see you face to face., 429

Spread your love's broad banner o'er us; give us strength to serve and wait, 310

Suffer and serve till all are fed and show how grandly love intends, 579

These are the ones we should serve, these are the ones we should love, 577

to see, adore, and serve you face to face!, 629

to serve, instead of being served, 583

to serve all people lovingly. Alleluia!, 434

to serve each other in your name in truth and charity., 417

To serve him as our king and of his kingdom learn, 425

to serve the poor and homeless first, our ease and comfort last., 696

To serve the present age, my calling to fulfill, 645

to serve the world for which he bled, 225

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

to serve your cause and share your love with all along life's way., 650

truly I'd serve thee, light of my soul, my joy, my crown., 470

we and our house will serve you, Lord, 677

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

who are your church at present, may serve you faithfully., 433

yet he came to seek and serve the wayward and the lost, 336

You we would be always blessing, serve you as your hosts above, 218, 474

You're our strength and motivation, Christ, you send us out to serve., 622

served

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

to serve, instead of being served; to pay for our perversity., 583

serves

As grows the hidden seed to fruit that serves our need, your kingdom grows., 653

service

a life of faith and service -- to pray, to praise, to give!, 389

a vessel of grace, prepared for your service and formed to your praise., 608

all your days unto his service hallow, each to be disciples true, 444

and give ourselves in service to all both far and near., 391

Called by worship to your service forth in your dear name we go, 688

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

Consecrate me now to thy service, Lord, by the pow'r of grace divine, 607

Fill their lives with love and service where their daily walk may be., 428

for God still calls to service and keeps our faith alive., 435

From Christís own table we are fed, to Christís own service we are led, 225

from step to step on you rely, then in your service die., 399

Gifts may differ, as may service, yet we follow one true Lord, 496

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

Hearts and hands are consecrated to the service of God's Son., 624

his service is the golden cord close binding humankind., 523

In loving service may our lives be spent, 587

In mercy, Lord, this grace bestow, that in your service we may do, 643

In your service, Lord, defend us, in our hearts keep watch and ward, 229

Jesus, let me always be in your service glad and free, 42

Let us then our service render witnessing your love for all, 619

Lord, whose love in humble service bore the weight of human need, 148, 688

Lord, you call us to your service; in my name baptize and teach, 71, 617

may our lives be given in your service true, 770

May we faithful, may we faithful in our service be, 636

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

May we respond with joyful praise in loving service all our days., 410

O Majestic Being, may our souls and bodies at all times be at your service!, 554

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

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

Renew us now for service that we may hallow all, 391

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

Show me, Lord, just show me, Lord, the service you will need., 601

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

that by our response and service earth its destiny may find., 685

that, likewise in God's service, we may perfect freedom find., 321

the fruits of this service to all who believe., 194

through work show our faith and in service be bold, 616

unto him, who conquered for us, pledge we love and service true, 196, 673

We all are called for service to witness in God's name., 620

we pledge our lives to be in service faithfully, 653

Ye who called, ye who called to Christ's service are, 636

serving

and find that serving you through them transcends our human creeds, 395

be the hands of Jesus, serving in his stead., 582

Grant us wisdom, grant us courage serving you whom we adore, 751

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

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

spent in serving congregations, spreading joys and soothing tears!, 665

We are the hands and feet of Christ, serving by grace each otherís need, 46

Who could ever doubt such love, serving, dying for us?, 300

You make us rejoice in serving, giving strength where we had none, 622