theme

his Godhead and his death shall be our theme to all eternity., 479

I love to tell the story; Iíll sing this theme in glory, 625

In this ransomed congregation shall his death our theme remain, 560

Lamb of God, you shall remain forever of our songs the only theme, 77, 346

That love our theme and watchword still, 396

The advent of our God shall be our theme for prayer, 185

Then forth they went, with tongues of flame in one blessed theme delighting, 396

while millions join the theme, I will sing!, 328

World unto world proclaims the everlasting theme:, 436

themes

Your lofty themes, all mortals, bring; in songs of praise divinely sing, 551

th'eternal

Be this th'eternal song through all the ages long:, 552

O Father with th'eternal Son and Holy Spirit ever one, 327

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

thick

God be with you till we meet again; when lifeís perils thick confound you, 824

thief

Jesus, pitying the sighs of the thief, who near you dies, 352

yet whose thoughts were for your mother, and a thief condemned to die --, 692

thieves

that brought you here, by foes and thieves surrounded, 351

thin

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

th'incarnate

Alleluia, alleluia! Lo, th'incarnate God Most High!, 314

thine

I am thine, O Lord -- I have heard thy voice, and it told thy love to me, 607

now to be thine, yea, thine alone, O Lamb of God, I come, I come!, 762

O make me thine indeed, thou blessed Son., 740

things

all the vain things that charm me most, I sacrifice them to his blood., 350

All things are mine since I am his! How can I keep from singing?, 701

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

and give him the glory -- great things he has done!, 550

Great things he has taught us, great things he has done, 550

To God be the glory -- great things he has done!, 550

We thank you then, O Father, for all things bright and good, 162

think

And when I think that God, his Son not sparing, 465

suggest whate'er I think or say; direct me in the narrow way., 733

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

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

Lord Jesus, think on me, nor let me go astray, 764

Lord Jesus, think on me, that, when the flood is past, 764

Minds to think and hearts to love -- God's good gifts to me and you, 649

Sometimes I feel discouraged, and think my work's in vain, 500

Take up your cross, and follow Christ, nor think till death to lay it down, 758

think not to win God's aid if greed your commerce soils:, 695

think of his grace, and pray to receive him, 412

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

thinking

For thinking you too far from us, for fearing you too close to us, 738

thirst

As you did hunger and did thirst, so teach us, gracious Lord, 341

Jesus, in your thirst and pain, while your wounds your lifeblood drain, 352

May we thirst your love to know; lead us in our sin and woe, 352

Living water, never ending, quench the thirst and flood the soul., 767

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

Now my heart sets none above you, for your grace alone I thirst, 612

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

Thirst for us in mercy still; all your holy work fulfill, 352

to feed the hungry children, give drink to those who thirst, 503

to feed the hungry, quench their thirst, make love and peace our fast, 696

when I thirst, he bids me go where the quiet waters flow., 723

Yours the thirst for peace and for justice, 499

thirsting

bring life and salvation to those who are thirsting, 616

how my heart has panted and my soul has fainted, thirsting after you., 722

Refresh your thirsting people, Lord, and bid our drooping spirits life, 201

seem hungering and thirsting to hear it, like the rest., 625

thirsting more our love to gain: hear us, holy Jesus., 352

thirsty

As water to the thirsty, as beauty to the eyes, 599

Hungry, thirsty -- we will feed them; greet the stranger; care and heal, 624

Come, you thirsty, come and welcome, God's free bounty glorify, 765

Hungry and thirsty, faint and weak, as you when here below, 411

the living water; thirsty one, stoop down and drink and live, 606

"When I was hungry, thirsty, and homeless, 149

when the thirsty water give unto us all, 689

Thomas

"My pierced side, O Thomas, see, and look upon my hands, my feet, 369

No longer Thomas then denied; he saw the feet, the hands, the side, 369

When as did Thomas, I presume you dead, 755

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

thorn

Instead of the thorn tree the fir tree shall grow, 682

Your people despoil all the sweetness of earth; the briar and the thorn grow wild, 682

thorn-encircled

though we see you wounded, bleeding, see your thorn-encircled brow?, 331

thorns

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

for us you wore a crown of thorns, a crown of life securing., 384

No more let sin and sorrow grow, nor thorns infest the ground, 294

now scornfully surrounded with thorns your only crown., 345

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

They crown your head with thorns, they smite, they scourge you, 351

thorny

through thorny ways leads to a joyful end., 757

thought

all thought of vengeance or envy or hate. Help us, your children, shalom to create., 687

Check ev'ry wand'ring thought, and let us all be taught, 563

Come now, O Lord, and search each inmost thought., 742

He leadeth me: O blessed thought! O words with heav'nly comfort fraught!, 787

May our faith redeem the blunder of believing that our thought, 664

My sin, O, the bliss of this glorious thought!, 754

O Breath of Love, come, breathe within us, renewing thought and will and heart, 47

O love, how deep, how broad, how high, beyond all thought and fantasy, 485

O perfect Love, all human thought transcending, 427

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

thou my best thought, by day or by night, 719

to touch our lips, our minds inspire, and wing to heav'n our thought!, 531

which never entered mortal thought, in mortal dreams was never sought, 810

thoughtless

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

If I, seduced by thoughtless whim or word, 759

thoughts

Be this, when day is past, of all my thoughts the last:, 552

for kindly thoughts and actions we, here, have seen and heard., 435

"For my thoughts are not like your thoughts," says the Lord, "nor your ways mine., 780

Grant that we may love you truly; Lord, our thoughts and actions sway, 67

He comes when souls in silence lie and thoughts of day depart, 478

Hence, all thoughts of sadness! For the Lord of gladness, Jesus, enters in., 722

In waking, lift our thoughts above, in sleeping guard us still, 570

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

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

May the leading of his Spirit all our thoughts and actions sway!, 589

May we, whenever tempted to dejection strongly recapture thoughts of resurrection., 812

or as the air we breathe; in all our thoughts, our words and ways, 204

our earliest thoughts be yours when morning wakes us, 575

our thoughts and our activity through Jesus' merits hallowed be., 734

that all our thoughts and words and deeds may glorify your name., 666

We come to you, our Father, with thoughts of thanks and praise, 433

when hope and doubt touch ev'ry hour, when all thoughts find a voice., 801

yet whose thoughts were for your mother, and a thief condemned to die --, 692

thought's recall

Great Creator, life-bestower, truth beyond all thought's recall, 642

thousand

A thousand ages in your sight are like an evening gone, 461

and earth, with her ten thousand tongues, shall fill your courts with sounding praise., 455

blessings all mine, with ten thousand beside!, 460

constantly, Jesus be more than thousand suns to me., 281

in the arms of my dear Savior, O there are ten thousand charms., 765

Jesulein, you shall be as a thousand suns to me., 323

O for a thousand tongues to sing my great Redeemer's praise, 548

Ten thousand thousand are their tongues, but all their joys are one., 477

Ten thousand times ten thousand in sparkling raiment bright, 394

Thousand, thousand saints attending join to sing the glad refrain:, 259

thousand, thousand thanks are due, dearest Jesus, unto you., 334

Who are these in bright array, thousand times ten thousand strong, 88

thousands

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

threatens

our discord spreads a deadly cloud that threatens all of life., 696

threat'ning

smite death's threat'ning wave before you: God be with you till we meet again., 824

Though hordes of devils fill the land all threat'ning to devour us, 788

threats

where hate and fear divide us and bitter threats are hurled, 142, 683

three

For three long days the grave did its worst, until its strength by God was dispersed., 357

God in three persons, blessed Trinity, 133, 381

Gracious and holy Three, glorious Trinity, wisdom, love, might:, 380

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

Three in One

All glory to the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Three in One!, 561

And may the holy Three-in-One, the Father, Word, and Comforter, 33

and sing to God the Spirit, eternal Three in One, 391

Blessed Three-in-One, help us this day to ponder, 830

Baptized we live with God the Three in One. Alleluia!, 366

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

Christ is our Master, Lord, and God, the fullness of the Three in One., 479

evermore your voices raising to th'eternal Three in One., 293

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

Glory be to God the Spirit! Great Jehovah, Three in One:, 101

Holy Spirit, come, possess us, you the love of Three in One, 226

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

our voices we will raise the Three in One to sing, 517

Spirit, guide through all our days; Three in One, your name we praise. Alleluia!, 216

To God, the blessed Three-in-One, all praise and glory due, 348

who is perfect, three in one, and unites us in the Son: have mercy, Lord., 521

Yet she on earth has union with God, the Three in One, 511

you, Holy Spirit, Father, Son, coequal Three in One., 318

threefold

This is the threefold truth on which our faith depends, 210

This is the threefold truth which, if we hold it fast, 210

thresholds

In haunts of wretchedness and need, on shadowed thresholds dark with fears, 581

thrilling

Midnight hears the welcome voices and at the thrilling cry rejoices:, 258

thrive

And make our goal, our guiding aim, that Jesus' church would thrive, 99

Sing praise and hallelujah! Long may our witness thrive, 435

thrives

leading both in ease and hard days, working so that God's love thrives., 622

throne

All the saints in in heavín adore you; we would bow before your throne, 1, 66

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus! His the scepter, his the throne, 373

and ever shine in splendor reflected from your throne., 391

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

and Jesus, on the eternal throne, for sinners intercedes., 749

and left your throne in heav'n above, O myst'ry deep, O boundless love., 279

and you are on your Father's throne in majesty arrayed, 374

Before our Father's throne we pour our ardent prayers, 680

Before the Lord's eternal throne, you nations, bow with sacred joy, 455

Before the throne absolved we stand; your love has met your lawís demand., 78, 486

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

bold I approach the eternal throne and claim the crown, through Christ, my own., 773

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

by your all-sufficient merit raise us to your glorious throne., 262

Choosing a manger for your throne, while worlds on worlds are yours alone, 54

Christ came from heaven's throne salvation to bestow, 482

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

Come, let us join our cheerful songs with angels round the throne., 477

Come, let us worship and bow down, with thanks appear before his throne, 821

Crown him with many crowns, the Lamb upon his throne, 405

Crowning gift of resurrection sent from your ascended throne, 98

God is king, his throne eternal, God the first, and God the last, 507

God of holding, God of reaching, God of powír beyond each throne:, 132

He left his Father's throne above -- so free, so infinite his grace --, 773

hence to death and hell descends, then the heav'nly throne ascends., 265

I with this passport can appear before the throne of God., 768

Jesus we know, and he is on the throne., 710

Let me at thy throne of mercy find a sweet relief, 772

let us share our life together as we shall around his throne., 635

lowly we kneel in prayer before your throne, 427

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

now, before the throne of God, sealed with his almighty name, 88

O may we come before your throne and find acceptance there, 374

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

of him who sits upon the throne, and to adore the Lamb., 477

Our grateful songs before your throne arise., 139

peace divine that lasts forever here erect its glorious throne., 556

Salvation to God, who sits on the throne!, 105, 565

Savior, now with contrite hearts we approach your throne of love, 741

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

The Father on his sapphire throne awaits his own anointed Son., 343

The only Son of God on high, from his throne up in the sky, 277

then at his side by the throne of his glory be seated, 639

There is the throne of David, and there, from pain released, 814

they see where Christ Jesus sits, crowned on the throne, the equal of God our creator, 393

Though returning to his throne, alleluia!, 371

till all the ransomed number who stand before the throne, 391

to his heav'nly throne ascending, having vanquished all their fears, 370

To his throne above the skies! Alleluia!, 371

to the throne of Godhead, to the Father's breast, 480

Under the shadow of your throne your saints have dwelt secure, 143, 461

We bend before your throne and humbly chant your praise, 633

we who rejoice to know you renew before your throne, 634

where, joining with the choir immortal, we gather round your radiant throne., 258

where the angel legions circle 'round your throne., 778

Yes, amen! Let all adore you high on your eternal throne, 259

you are partaker of his throne, and all things are sustaining, 471

throned

Lord of all being, throned afar, your glory flames from sun and star, 122, 159, 464

throned and exalted, victory completed, deathís dread dominion finally completed, 626

you, our Head, who, throned in glory, for your own will ever plead, 648

thrones

he fills our hearts, his humble thrones, granting us life and salvation., 512

Holy Spirit, ever raising those of earth to thrones on high, 495

throng

Apostles, prophets, martyrs, and all the noble/sacred throng, 107, 391

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

O that with yonder sacred throng we at his feet may fall, 403

Rejoice, O pilgrim throng! Rejoice, give thanks and sing:, 786

so bright with many an angel, and all the martyr throng., 814

The angel spoke, and suddenly appeared a shining throng, 296

the armies of the ransomed saints throng up the steeps of light!, 394

the pilgrimage our parents made to keep our people strong -- and we would join the throng!, 395

To him shall endless prayer be made and praises throng to crown his head, 404

thronging

Peace, perfect peace, by thronging duties pressed?, 710

throngs

among these restless throngs abide; O tread the city's streets again, 581

thrust

Now thrust us from the cloistered halls where fearful souls might hide, 524

thrusting

Give thanks for plains and valleys spaced by mountains thrusting high, 451

thunder

Hark! The songs of peaceful Zion thunder like a mighty flood., 373

He speaks in thunder and in sigh, and, blessed on hearing we reply, 541

I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder, thy power throughout the universe displayed, 44, 465

thunderclouds

His chariots of wrath the deep thunderclouds form, 566

thunders

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

thunders' roar

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

tide

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

who has washed us in the tide flowing from his pierced side, Alleluia!, 216

tides

for tides to turn, or folk be easier to convince?, 698

tidings

awake and hearken, for he brings glad tidings of the King of kings!, 267

From heaven high I come to earth; I bring good tidings of great mirth, 307

From heaven high I come to you; I bring you tidings glad and new, 306

"Glad tidings of great joy I bring to you and humankind, 296

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

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

Such joyous tidings do I bring to all the world and gladly sing:, 306

We hear the Christmas angels the great glad tidings tell, 282

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

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

tie

Blessed be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love, 680

may the church thatís waiting for you keep loveís tie unbroken, Lord., 229

ties

Renew our fam'ly life, the ties of love that bind., 674

with a look of deep connection, pond'ring still unbroken ties, 659

tilling

sowing or tilling, we would work with you, 156

time

A simple meal, a quiet time to celebrate a love divine, 438

All people of each time and place, receive the promise of Godís grace, 134

All time is yours, O Lord, to give, 804

and, in time, rejected by the people whom God chose, 336

and just the time I need him he's always near., 792

Creator of the rolling spheres, the Master of all time., 405

"Do this," he said, "till time shall end, remembering your dying friend, 355

God gave us faithful ones to lead and help us in our time of need, 519

Hail, in the time appointed, his reign on earth begun, 49, 263

In our end is our beginning; in our time, infinity, 797

In the cross of Christ I glory, tow'ring o'er the wrecks of time, 76

Late in time behold him come to the earth from heaven's home, 295

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

let all my time and all my ways be spent and ended to your praise., 733

mark that miracle of time, God's own sacrifice complete., 349

Now shall the church, this time of celebration, 830

Peace is there that knows no measure, joys that through all time abide, 76

Rejoice, rejoice, God's will stands firm throughout all time and space., 260

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

Sharing good news in this our time and place., 155

Skills and time are ours for pressing toward the goals of Christ, your Son, 652

spoken by the Word incarnate, God of God, before time was, 507

strength supplying, strength supplying in the time of need, 636

Sun and moon bow down before him; all who dwell in time and space, 529

The covenant, so long revealed to those of faith in former time, 339

The days are swiftly passing, time is not ours to hold., 309

The time is now, and God is ours, with all the Spirit's mighty pow'rs., 698

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

Then talk no more of wasted time, but Godward look, and upward climb, 803

This is a day of new beginnings, time to remember and move on, 784

This is the time, Christ's earthly mission ended, 830

This is the time when God the Spirit showered, 830

This is the time, when he was born to save us, 830

Thus our lives are established in time and history., 434

time to believe what love is bringing, laying to rest the pain that's gone., 784

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

We seal you fast in time and word, assured your full voice we have heard, 738

When long before time and the worlds were begun, 382

When the time had fully come in God's eternal plan, 336

with these fruits of time and labor, with these gifts that are your own:, 819

timeless

come with your timeless judgment now, to match our present hour., 681

Feed us, Jesus, from your timeless hand:, 418

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

so soon we'll spread your great, good news, your ancient, timeless truth., 674

times

Help us reach out with loving hands in times that try the soul, 524

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

to him be glory at all times, in the church that waits for him, 252

tiny

God made their glowing colors, God made their tiny wings., 467

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

tired

washing tired feet, and saving those who fall, 578

tithe

The earth is the Lord's own possession, not the tithe, nor the half, but the whole:, 656

tithes

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

title

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

today

and at evening let me say, "I have walked with God today.", 553

And Christ today invites us still to follow and to live., 481

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

Come today, our judge, our glory; be its name, ďThe Lord is there!Ē, 697

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

Forgive me all my sin today, my heart and soul renew, 32

give ye heed to what we say: Jesus Christ is born today, 291

He lives, he lives, Christ Jesus lives today!, 792

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

If I today have grieved my Savior's heart, 759

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

Keep us today, Lord, from all sin., 235

quicken us with power abundant for the work we face today., 619

shine within your church today that the world may see and say, "Have mercy, Lord.", 521

so we today our first fruits bring, the wealth of this good land, 650

strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow, 460

today the grave has lost its sting! Alleluia!, 369

Today we all are called to be disciples of our Lord, 696

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

where forces that defied you defy you still today, 634

with countless gifts of love, and still is ours today., 533

With gratitude and humble trust we bring our best today, 650

Yesterday, today, fore'er the same, 756

together

All together, joyfully sing!, 540

brought here together by Christ's love by love we thus are bound., 785

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

Christ, heal the scars, and draw us all together in him whose will is peace and joy and rest., 671

fill all our hearts with the pow'r of shalom, living together, the whole world our home., 687

Gather together, sing as one, raising up a joyful song, 536

In what you give us, Lord, to do, together or alone, 644

Jesus' blood poured let us drink together., 423

join together, join together both in work and prayer, 636

let us share our life together as we shall around his throne., 635

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

May we together follow Christ the Master and know the blessing of his sov'reignty., 671

Our Lord's body let us take together., 423

this knits us together; no longer we roam; we all have one Father, and heavín is our home., 675

to plan and work together that all may know Christ's love., 620

Together met, together bound, we'll go our different ways, 230, 415

We who here together are assembled, joining hearts and hands in one, 207

What brought us together, what joined our hearts?, 675

Where sisters and brothers together in laughter and worship and prayer, 656

Where the many toil together, there you are among your own, 576

toil

From sorrow, toil, and pain, and sin we shall be free, 680

From tender childhood's helplessness, from human grief and burdened toil, 581

'Mid toil and tribulation, and tumult of her war, 511

Now, toil and conflict o'er, go, take with saints your place, 811

Savior, whose love constrained them to toil with zeal untired, 634

So let our toil be used, no gift of yours abused, 653

tell me your secret; help me bear the strain of toil, the fret of care, 735

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

where no pain or sorrow, toil or care is known, 778

Where the many toil together, there you are among your own, 576

who toil along the climbing way with painful steps and slow, 286

toiling

By your patient years of toiling, by your silent hours of pain, 648

toiling with unceasing fervor, swift to venture at your call., 619

You, the carpenter of Naz'reth, toiling for your daily food, 576

toils

All who gain wealth by trade, for whom the worker toils, 695

Through many dangers, toils, and snares, I have already come, 783

to her my cares and toils be giv'n, till toils and cares shall end., 513

toilsome

Refresh your people on their toilsome way, 139

Thus, all my toilsome way along, I sing aloud your praises, 537