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Eternal Father, Strong to Save – Christian Navy Hymn with lyrics Hymn to the Sea / Choir

Words: William Whiting, 1860. He wrote the lyrics as a poem for a student about to sail for America. Music: Melita, John B. Dykes, in Hymns An­cient and Mo­dern, 1861. Dykes fit­ting­ly named the tune af­ter a lo­cale associated with … Continue reading

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How Sweet The Name of Jesus Sounds – Christian Hymns / Lyrics (John Newton)

Author: John Newton How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds In a believer’s ear! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, And drives away his fear. It makes the wounded spirit whole, And calms the troubled breast; ‘Tis manna to … Continue reading

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Lead me to Calvary – Classic Christian Hymns / Lyrics

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Beneath the Cross of Jesus – Christian Hymns with Lyrics

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When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – Christian Hymn / Lyrics

The hymn, “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”, was written by Isaac Watts, and published in Hymns and Spiritual Songs in 1707. It is significant for being an innovative departure from the early English hymn style of only using paraphrased … Continue reading

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When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – Christian Hymn / Lyrics

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – Christian Hymn / Lyrics The hymn, “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”, was written by Isaac Watts, and published in Hymns and Spiritual Songs in 1707. It is significant for being an innovative … Continue reading

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The Lord’s My Shepherd / 23rd Psalm – Christian Hymns with Lyrics

“The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want” first appeared in print in the Scottish Psalter of 1650. This Psalter was assembled by the Westminster Assembly, which also gave us the Westminster Confession and the Book of Common Prayer. In it, … Continue reading

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