19 Jul 2020

Hymns on Sunday for 19 July 2020

From Hymns On Sunday, 2:30 am on 19 July 2020

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Hymns on peace, some Maori hymns and a beautiful benediction in this week's programme.

Coromandel trail path

Coromandel trail path Photo: Creative Commons


Artist: Choir of Norwich Cathedral/David Dunnett (dir), Katherine Dienes (organ)
Words/Music: Baker/H Parry
Recording: Priory PRCD 705

O praise ye the Lord! praise Him in the height;
Rejoice in His Word, ye angels of light;
Ye heavens, adore Him by Whom ye were made,
And worship before Him in brightness arrayed.

O praise ye the Lord! Praise Him upon earth,
In tuneful accord, ye sons of new birth;
Praise Him Who hath brought you His grace from above,
Praise Him Who hath taught you to sing of His love.

O praise ye the Lord! All things that give sound;
Each jubilant chord re-echo around;
Loud organs, His glory forth tell in deep tone,
And sweet harp, the story of what He hath done.

O praise ye the Lord! Thanksgiving and song
To Him be outpoured all ages along!
For love in creation, for Heaven restored,
For grace of salvation, O praise ye the Lord!


Artist: Choir of Westminster Abbey
Words/Music: Psalm 148/Stanford
Recording: Virgin 545036

O praise the Lord of heaven:
praise him in the height.
Praise him, all ye angels of his:
praise him, all his hosts.
Praise him, sun and moon:
praise him, all ye stars and light.
Praise him, all ye heavens:
and ye waters that are above the heavens.

Let them praise the name of the Lord:
for he spake the word, and they were made
he commanded, and they were created.
He hath made them fast for ever and ever:
he hath given them a law which shall not be broken.
Praise the Lord upon earth:
ye dragons and all deeps;
Fire and hail, snow and vapours:
wind and storm, fulfilling his word;
Mountains and all hills:
fruitful trees and all cedars;

Beasts and all cattle:
worms and feathered fowls;
Kings of the earth, and all people:
princes, and all judges of the world;
Young men and maidens, old men and children,
praise the name of the Lord:
for his name only is excellent,
and his praise above heav'n and earth.

He shall exalt the horn of his people,
all his saints shall praise him:
even the children of Israel,
even the people that serveth him.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost,
as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end.


Artist: New Zealand Youth Choir 1993
Words/Music: Richard Puanaki
Recording: Manu CD 1471

Ka waiata ki a Maria
Hine i whakaae
Whakameatia mai
Te whare tangata.

Hine pūrotu
Hine ngākau
Hine rangimārie

Ko te whaea
Ko te whaea
O te ao


Artist: Viva Voce, John Rosser (dir), Michael Bell (piano)
Words/Music: Trad/Wi-Patena Te Pairi
Recording: NZ Hymnbook Trust 941300

E te Ariki,
Whakarongo mai rā ki a mātou,
E te Ariki,
Titiro mai rā ki a mātou,

Tēnei mātou Ō tamariki,
E whakapono Ana mātou,
Ki a koe

Auē! Auē!
Te matua te tamaiti.
Wairua tapu e.

Te matua te tamaiti.
Wairua tapu e.

[Oh Lord, listen to us. Oh Lord, look at us. This is us, your children. We believe in you.
The Father, and the Son and Holy Spirit.]


Artist: London Fox Singers
Words/Music: Frances Ridley Havergal/Mozart, Müller
Recording: Elevation 2014

Take my life and let it be
consecrated, Lord, to thee.
Take my moments and my days;
let them flow in endless praise,
let them flow in endless praise.

Take my hands and let them move
at the impulse of thy love.
Take my feet and let them be
swift and beautiful for thee,
swift and beautiful for thee.

Take my voice and let me sing
always, only, for my King.
Take my lips and let them be
filled with messages from thee,
filled with messages from thee.

Take my silver and my gold;
not a mite would I withhold.
Take my intellect and use
every power as thou shalt choose,
every power as thou shalt choose.

Take my will and make it thine;
it shall be no longer mine.
Take my heart it is thine own;
it shall be thy royal throne,
it shall be thy royal throne.

Take my love; my Lord, I pour
at thy feet its treasure store.
Take myself, and I will be
ever, only, all for thee,
ever, only, all for thee.


Artist: St Thomas’ Music Group
Words/Music: Margaret Rizza
Recording: Kevin Mayhew

Lead me from death to life,
from falsehood to truth;
lead me from despair to hope,
from fear to trust;
lead me from hate to love,
from war to peace,
let peace fill our hearts,
our world, our universe,
let peace fill our hearts,
our world, our universe,
peace, peace, peace.


Artist: Choir of All Saints Episcopal Church, Beverly Hills, Thomas Forster (dir), Craig Phillips (organ)
Words/Music: Daw/Parry
Recording: Gothic 349074

O day of peace that dimly shines
through all our hopes and prayers and dreams,
guide us to justice, truth, and love,
delivered from our selfish schemes.
May swords of hate fall from our hands,
our hearts from envy find release,
till by God’s grace our warring world
shall see Christ’s promised reign of peace.

Then shall the wolf dwell with the lamb,
nor shall the fierce devour the small;
as beasts and cattle calmly graze,
a little child shall lead them all.
Then enemies shall learn to love,
all creatures find their true accord;
the hope of peace shall be fulfilled,
for all the earth shall know the Lord.


Artist: The American Boychoir, James Litton (dir)
Words/Music: Rankin/Vaughan Williams
Recording: EMI 948306

God be with you till we meet again,
By His counsels guide, uphold you,
With His sheep securely fold you,
God be with you till we meet again.

God be with you till we meet again,
When life’s perils thick confound you,
Put His arms unfailing round you,
God be with you till we meet again.

God be with you till we meet again,
’Neath His wings protecting hide you,
Daily manna still divide you,
God be with you till we meet again.

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