On Jordan’s Bank

On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry announcesthat the Lord is nigh; awake and hearken,for he brings glad tidings of the King of kings. Then cleansed be every soul from sin; make straightthe way of God within, prepare we in our heartsa home, where such a mighty guest may come. For thou art our salvation, Lord, … Read more

O Come O Come Emmanuel

O come, O come, Emmanuel, and ransomcaptive Israel, that mourns in lonely exile hereuntil the Son of God appear. Rejoice, rejoice, Emmanuelshall come to you, O Israel. O come, now Wisdom from on high,who orders all things mightily; to us the pathof knowledge show, and teach us in her ways to go. O come, O … Read more

Open the Heavens

Open the heavens, Lord; come to your people.Hide not your face, O God.Open the heavens, Lord, come to your people.Open the heavens and come. Look on the sheep of your pasture, Lord.Water your vineyard again. Scattered and broken,return to our aid. Open the heavens and come. Wake, awake, O Israel; see your light has come.Rise … Read more