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Hail to the Brightness of Zion's Glad Morning!

 

Hark, All Ye Nations!

 

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

 

Have I Done Any Good?

 

He Died! The Great Redeemer Died

 

He Is Risen!

 

Hear Thou Our Hymn, O Lord

 

Help Me Teach with Inspiration

 

High on the Mountain Top

 

Holy Temples on Mount Zion

 

Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth

 

Hope of Israel

 

How Beautiful Thy Temples, Lord

 

How Firm a Foundation

 

How Gentle God's Commands

 

How Great the Wisdom and the Love

 

How Great Thou Art

 

How Long, O Lord Most Holy and

True

 

How Wondrous and Great

 

 

 

 Hail to the Brightness of Zion's Glad Morning! 42 - Thomas Hastings

 

  1. Hail to the brightness of Zion's glad morning!

Joy to the lands that in darkness have lain!
Hushed be the accents of sorrow and mourning,

Zion in triumph begins her glad reign.

 

  1. Hail to the brightness of Zion's glad morning,

Long by the prophets of Israel foretold!
Hail to the millions from bondage returning!

Gentiles and Jews the glad vision behold

 

  1. Lo! in the desert the flowers are springing;

Streams ever copious, are gliding along.
Loud from the mountaintops echoes are ringing;

Wastes rise in verdure and mingle in song.

 

  1. Hark! from all lands, from the isles of the ocean,

Praise to Jehovah ascending on high.
Fallen the engines of war and commotion;

Shouts of salvation are rending the sky.

Hark, All Ye Nations! 264 - Based on German text by Louis F. Mönch

 

1.  Hark, all ye nations! Hear heaven's voice

Thru ev'ry land that all may rejoice!

Angels of glory shout the refrain:

Truth is restored again!

Oh, how glorious from the throne above

Shines the gospel light of truth and love!

Bright as the sun, this heavenly ray

Lights ev'ry land today.

 

2.  Searching in darkness, nations have wept;

Watching for dawn, their vigil they've kept.

All now rejoice; the long night is o'er.

Truth is on earth once more!

Oh, how glorious from the throne above

Shines the gospel light of truth and love!

Bright as the sun, this heavenly ray

Lights ev'ry land today.

 

3.  Chosen by God to serve him below,

To ev'ry land and people we'll go,

Standing for truth with fervent accord,

Teaching his holy word.

Oh, how glorious from the throne above

Shines the gospel light of truth and love!

Bright as the sun, this heavenly ray

Lights ev'ry land today.

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, 209 - Charles Wesley

 

  1. Hark! the herald angels sing Glory to the newborn King!
    Peace on earth and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled!
    Joyful, all ye nations, rise; Join the triumph of the skies;
    With th' angelic host proclaim Christ is born in Bethlehem!
    Hark! the herald angels sing Glory to the newborn king.

 

  1. Hail! the heav'nborn Prince of Peace! Hail! the Son of Righteousness!
    Light and life to all he brings, Ris'n with healing in his wings.
    Mild he lays his glory by, Born that man no more may die;
    Born to raise the sons of earth, Born to give them second birth.
    Hark! the herald angels sing Glory to the newborn King!

Have I Done Any Good? 223 - Will L. Thompson

 

  1. Have I done any good in the world today? Have I helped anyone in need?
    Have I cheered up the sad and made someone feel glad? If not, I have failed indeed.
    Has anyone's burden been lighter today Because I was willing to share?
    Have the sick and the weary been helped on their way? When they needed my help was I there?
    Then wake up and do something more Than dream of your mansion above.
    Doing good is a pleasure, a joy beyond measure, A blessing of duty and love.

 

  1. There are chances for work all around just now, Opportunities right in our way.
    Do not let them pass by, saying, "Sometime I'll try," But go and do something today.
    'Tis noble of man to work and to give; Love's labor has merit alone.
    Only he who does something helps others to live. To God each good work will be known.
    Then wake up and do something more Than dream of your mansion above.
    Doing good is a pleasure, a joy beyond measure, A blessing of duty and love.

He Died! The Great Redeemer Died, 192 - Isaac Watts. Included in the first LDS hymnbook, 1835.

 

  1. He died! The great Redeemer died, And Israel's daughters wept around.
    A solemn darkness veiled the sky; A sudden trembling shook the ground.

 

  1. Come, Saints, and drop a tear or two For him who groaned beneath your load;
    He shed a thousand drops for you, A thousand drops of precious blood.

 

  1. Here's love and grief beyond degree; The Lord of glory died for men.
    But lo! what sudden joys were heard! The Lord, though dead, revived again.

 

  1. The rising Lord forsook the tomb. In vain the tomb forbade him rise.
    Cherubic legions guard him home, And shout him welcome to the skies.

He Is Risen! 199 - Cecil Frances Alexander

 

  1. He is risen! He is risen! Tell it out with joyful voice.
    He has burst his three days' prison; Let the whole wide earth rejoice.
    Death is conquered, man is free. Christ has won the victory.

 

  1. Come with high and holy hymning; Chant our Lord's triumphant lay.
    Not one darksome cloud is dimming Yonder glorious morning ray,
    Breaking o'er the purple east, Symbol of our Easter feast.

 

  1. He is risen! He is risen! He hath opened heaven's gate.
    We are free from sin's dark prison, Risen to a holier state.
    And a brighter Easter beam On our longing eyes shall stream.

Hear Thou Our Hymn, O Lord, 222 - Frank W. Asper

 

1.  Hear thou our hymn, O Lord, With thankful hearts we pray.

Help us thy will to follow now, And walk they narrow way.

 

2.  Keep thou our hearts aglow With thy eternal word.

Give us thy Spirit ev'ry hour, We ask thee, gracious Lord.

Help Me Teach with Inspiration, 281 - Lorin F. Wheelwright

 

1.  Help me teach with inspiration; Grant this blessing, Lord, I pray.

Help me lift a soul's ambition To a higher, nobler way.

 

2.Help me reach a friend in darkness; Help me guide him thru the night.

Help me show thy path to glory By the Spirit's holy light.

 

3.Fill my mind with understanding; Tune my voice to echo thine.

Touch my hand with gentle friendship; Warm my heart with love divine.

 

4.Help me find thy lambs who wander; Help me bring them to thy keep.

Teach me, Lord, to be a shepherd; Father, help me feed thy sheep.

High on the Mountain Top, 5 - Joel H. Johnson

 

  1. High on the mountain top A banner is unfurled.
    Ye nations, now look up; It waves to all the world.
    In Deseret's sweet, peaceful land, On Zion's mount behold it stand!

 

  1. For God remembers still His promise made of old
    That he on Zion's hill Truth's standard would unfold!
    Her light should there attract the gaze Of all the world in latter days.

 

  1. His house shall there be reared, His glory to display,
    And people shall be heard In distant lands to say;
    We'll now go up and serve the Lord, Obey his truth and learn his word.

 

  1. For there we shall be taught The law that will go forth,
    With truth and wisdom fraught, To govern all the earth.
    Forever there his ways we'll tread, And save ourselves with all our dead.

Holy Temples on Mount Zion, 289 - Archibald F. Bennett

 

1.  Holy temples on Mount Zion In a lofty splendor shine,

Avenues to exaltation, Symbols of a love divine.

And their kindly portals beckon To serenity and prayer,

Valiant children of the promise, Pledged to sacred service there.

 

2.  Merciful and gracious Father, Purify our hearts, we pray;

Bless our mission of redemption In thy hallowed house each day,

Till at length our faithful kindred, Sealed with us eternally

In celestial bonds of union, Sing hosannas unto thee.

 

3.  Sing aloud, ye heav'nly chorus, Anthems of eternal praise

To the glorious King Immanuel! Sing with Saints of latter days!

Let the mountains shout for gladness, And the valleys joyful be,

While the stars acclaim in rapture, For the prisoners shall go free.

Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth, 298 - Carolyn Hamilton Klopfer

 

1.  Home can be a heav'n on earth When we are filled with love,

Bringing happiness and joy, Rich blessings from above--

Warmth and kindness, charity, Safety and security--

Making home a part of heaven, Where we want to be.

 

2.  Drawing fam'ly near each week, We'll keep love burning bright.

Serving Him with cheerful hearts, We'll grow in truth and light.

Parents teach and lead the way, Children honor and obey,

Reaching for our home in heaven, Where we want to stay.

 

3.  Praying daily in our home, We'll feel His love divine;

Searching scriptures faithfully, We'll nourish heart and mind.

Singing hymns of thanks, we'll say, "Father, help us find the way

Leading to our home in heaven, Where we long to stay."

Hope of Israel, 259 - Joseph L. Townsend

 

  1. Hope of Israel, Zion's army, Children of the promised day,
    See, the Chieftain signals onward, And the battle's in array!
    Hope of Israel, rise in might With the sword of truth and right;
    Sound the warcry, "Watch and pray!" Vanquish ev'ry foe today.

 

  1. See the foe in countless numbers, Marshaled in the ranks of sin.
    Hope of Israel, on to battle; Now the vict'ry we must win!
    Hope of Israel, rise in might With the sword of truth and right;
    Sound the warcry, "Watch and pray!" Vanquish ev'ry foe today.

 

  1. Strike for Zion, down with error; Flash the sword above the foe!
    Ev'ry stroke disarms a foeman; Ev'ry step we conq'ring go.
    Hope of Israel, rise in might With the sword of truth and right;
    Sound the warcry, "Watch and pray!" Vanquish ev'ry foe today.

 

  1. Soon the battle will be over; Ev'ry foe of truth be down.
    Onward, onward, youth of Zion; Thy reward the victor's crown.
    Hope of Israel, rise in might With the sword of truth and right;
    Sound the warcry, "Watch and pray!" Vanquish ev'ry foe today.

 

How Beautiful Thy Temples, Lord, 288 - Frank I. Kooyman

 

1.  How beautiful thy temples, Lord! Each one a sacred shrine,

Where faithful Saints, with one accord, Engage in work divine.

How beautiful some aid to give To dear ones we call dead,

But who indeed as spirits live; They've only gone ahead.

 

2.  How beautiful thy message, Lord, The gospel, pure and true,

In these our days to earth restored And taught to men anew.

How beautiful its faith and hope; All mankind it would save,

Including in its aim and scope The souls beyond the grave.

 

3.  How beautiful thy promise, Lord, That we may grow in truth,

And live, exalted by thy word, In endless, glorious youth.

With loved ones sealed in holiness By sacred temple rites,

Worlds without end we may progress From heights to greater heights.

How Firm a Foundation, 85 - Attr. to Robert Keen. Included in the first LDS hymnbook, 1835.

 

  1. How firm a foundation, ye Saints of the Lord,

Is laid for your faith in his excellent word!
What more can he say than to you he hath said,
Who unto the Savior, who unto the Savior,

Who unto the Savior for refuge have fled?

 

  1. In ev'ry condition--in sickness, in health,

In poverty's vale or abounding in wealth,
At home or abroad, on the land or the sea--
As thy days may demand, as thy days may demand,

As thy days may demand, so thy succor shall be.

 

  1. Fear not, I am with thee; oh, be not dismayed,

For I am thy God and will still give thee aid.
I'll strengthen thee, help thee, and cause thee to stand,
Upheld by my righteous, upheld by my righteous,

Upheld by my righteous, omnipotent hand.

How Gentle God's Commands, 125 - Philip Doddridge

 

  1. How gentle God's commands! How kind his precepts are!
    Come, cast your burdens on the Lord And trust his constant care.

 

  1. Beneath his watchful eye, His Saints securely dwell;
    That hand which bears all nature up Shall guard his children well.

 

  1. Why should this anxious load Press down your weary mind?
    Haste to your Heav'nly Father's throne And sweet refreshment find.

 

  1. His goodness stands approved, Unchanged from day to day;
    I'll drop my burden at his feet And bear a song away.

How Great the Wisdom and the Love, 195 - Eliza R. Snow

 

  1. How great the wisdom and the love That filled the courts on high
    And sent the Savior from above To suffer, bleed, and die!

 

  1. His precious blood he freely spilt; His life he freely gave,
    A sinless sacrifice for guilt, A dying world to save.

 

  1. By strict obedience Jesus won The prize with glory rife:
    "Thy will, O God, not mine be done," adorned his mortal life.

 

  1. He marked the path and led the way, And ev'ry point defines
    To light and life and endless day Where God's full presence shines.

 

  1. In mem'ry of the broken flesh We eat the broken bread,
    And witness with the cup, afresh, Our faith in Christ, our Head.

 

  1. How great, how glorious, how complete, Redemption's grand design,
    Where justice, love, and mercy meet In harmony divine!

How Great Thou Art, 86 - Stuart K. Hine

 

1.  O Lord my God! when I in awesome wonder Consider all the worlds Thy hands have made,

I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder, Thy power throughout the universe displayed:

Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art, how great Thou art!

Then sings my soul! my Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art, how great Thou art!

 

2.  When through the woods and forest glades I wander And hear the birds sing sweetly in the trees;

When I look down from lofty mountain grandeur And hear the brook and feel the gentle breeze:

Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art, how great Thou art!

Then sings my soul! my Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art, how great Thou art!

 

3.  And when I think that God, His Son not sparing, Sent Him to die, I scarce can take it in;

That on the cross, my burden gladly bearing, He bled and died to take away my sin:

Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art, how great Thou art!

Then sings my soul! my Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art, how great Thou art!

 

4.  When Christ shall come with shout of acclamation And take me home, what joy shall fill my heart!

Then I shall bow in humble adoration, And there proclaim, my God, how great Thou art!

Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art, how great Thou art!

Then sings my soul! my Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art, how great Thou art!

 

http://www.jesusone.com/dailyhymn/howgreatthouart.htm

 

Swedish version The Cyber Hymnal

 

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Hur där din visdom leder livets trådar,
Och alla väsen mättas vid ditt bord.

Kör

Då brister själen ut i lovsångsljud:
O store Gud! O store Gud!
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När sommarvinden susar över fälten,
När blommor dofta invid källans rand,
När trastar drilla i de gröna tälten,
Vid furuskogens tysta, dunkla rand;

Kör

När jag i bibeln skådar alla under,
Som Herren gjort se'n förste Adams tid,
Hur nådefull Han varit alla stunder,
Och hjälpt sitt folk ur livets synd och strid;

Kör

När slutligt alla tidens höljen falla,
Uti åskådning byter sig min tro,
Och evighetens klara klockor kalla,
Min frälsta ande till dess sabbatsro;

Då brister själen ut i lovsångsljud:
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How Long, O Lord Most Holy and True, 126 - John A. Widtsoe

 

  1. How long, O Lord most holy and true, Shall shadowed hope our joy delay?
    Our hearts confess, our souls believe Thy truth, thy truth, thy light, thy will, thy way!

 

  1. Thy truth has made our prison bright; Thy light has dimmed the dying past.
    We bend beneath thy loving will And seek thy onward, onward path at last.

 

  1. Eternal Father, gentle Judge! Speed on the day, redemption's hour.
    Set up thy kingdom; from thy house Unlock for us, For us the prison tow'r.

 

  1. From grim confusion's awful depth The wail of hosts, faith's urgent plea:
    Release our anguished, weary souls; Swing wide, swing wide the gates, and set us free!

How Wondrous and Great, 267 - Henry U. Onderdonk

 

  1. How wondrous and great Thy works, God of praise!

How just, King of Saints, And true are thy ways!
Oh, who shall not fear thee And honor thy name?

Thou only art holy, Thou only supreme.

 

  1. To nations long dark Thy light shall be shown.

Their worship and vows Shall come to thy throne.
Thy truth and thy judgments Shall spread all abroad,

Till earth's ev'ry people Confess thee their God.

 

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