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A & M 259

1. O THOU not made with hands, Not throned above the skies, Nor walled with shining walls, Nor framed with stones of price, More bright than gold or gem, God’s own Jerusalem! 2. Where’er the gentle heart Finds courage from above; Where’er the heart forsook Warms with the breath of love: Where faith bids fear…

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A & M 258

1. CITY of God, how broad and farOutspread thy walls sublime! The true thy chartered freemen are Of every age and clime: 2. One holy Church, one army strong,One steadfast, high intent; One working band, one harvest-song,One King omnipotent. 3. How purely hath thy speech come down From man’s primeval youth! How grandly hath thine…

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A & M 255

THE Church’s one foundationIs Jesus Christ her Lord;She is his new creationBy water and the Word:From heaven he came and sought herTo be his holy Bride;With his own Blood he bought her,And for her life he dled. Elect from every nation,Yet one o’er all the earth,Her charter of salvationOne Lord, one faith, one birth:One holy…

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A & M 254

1. THE Church of God a kingdom is, Where Christ in power doth reign; Where spirits yearn till, seen in bliss, Their Lord shall come again. 2. Glad companies of saints possessThis Church below, above; And God’s perpetual calm doth blessTheir paradise of love. 3. An altar stands within the shrine Whereon, once sacrificed, Is…

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A & M 253

1. LORD of our life, and God of our salvation, Star of our night, and hope of every nation, Hear and receive thy Church’s suplication,Lord God Almighty. 2. See round thine ark the hungry billows curling; See how thy foes their banners are unfurling; Lord, while their darts envenomed they are hurling, Thou canst preserve…

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