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Africa

Isaac Watts, 1674-1748, Hymn #39, 1709
The Singing Masterís Assistant, 1778, William Billings, 1746-1800

Now shall my inwards joy arise,
And burst into a song;
Almighty love inspires my heart,
And pleasure tunes my tongue.

And This is Love
John Keltonic and Ed Nalle, words and music, from 1 John 4:10
John keltonic and John E. Coates, arrangers, 1988

And this is love not that I have first love You.
And this is love that you have first loved me.
And you gave up your life, one perfect sacrifice
And this is love that You have first loved me.

You did not wait for me to make myself a worthy man.
You did not wait for me to make a righteous stand.
For there was nothing I could do, and in sin I had died.
Yet Your love conquered death and raised me to Your side.

Elijah Rock

Traditional Spiritual, Moses Hogan, 1957-2003, 1994

Oh Elijah rock. Come on sister help me to pray, tell me my Lord done pass this way.
Elijah rock, shout, shout. Elijah rock, cominí up Lawdy.
Elijah rock, shout, shout. Elijah rock, cominí up Lawd.
Satan ainít nothiní but a snake in the grass. Heís a conjur. Heís a liar.
Hallelujah Lord.
If I could I surely would stand on the rock where Moses stood. Oh Elijah rock.

Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi, 1182-1226, David N. Childs, 1999

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy;
O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.

For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.

The Awakening

Joseph M. Martin, 1995

I dreamed a dream, a silent dream of a land not far away where no bird sang, no steeples rang, and teardrops fell like rain.

I dreamed a dream; a silent dream. I dreamed a dream of a land so filled with pride that every song, both weak and strong, withered and died. I dreamed a dream.

No hallelujah; not one hosanna! No song of love, no lullaby. And no choir sang to change the world. No pipers played, no dancers twirled. I dreamed a dream; a silent dream.

Awake, awake! Soli deo gloria! Awake, Awake! Awake my soul and sing, the time for praise has come. The silence of the night has passed, a new day has begun! Let music never die in me; forever let my spirit sing! Wherever emptiness is found let there be joy and glorious sound. Let music never die in me; forever let my spirit sing! Let all our voices join as one to praise the giver of the song! Awake, awake! Let music live!

Wake Every Breath

William Billings, 1746-1800

Wake ev'ry breath and every string,
To bless the great redeemer King,
His name through e'vry clime adored,
Let joy and gratitude and love,
Through all the notes of music rove,
And Jesus sound on every chord.

With a Voice of Singing

Martin Shaw, 1875-1958, 1923

With a voice of singing declare ye this and let it be heard, alleluia.
Utter it even unto the ends of the earth. The Lord hath delivered
his people, alleluia. O, be joyful in God; all ye lands, O sing
praises to the honor of his name; make his praise to be glorious.

What Wondrous Love

Corban Men
American Folk Hymn, William Walkerís Southern Harmony, 1835

What wondrous love is this, O my soul, O my soul!
What wondrous love is this, O my soul!
What wondrous love is this that caused the Lord of bliss
To bear the dreadful curse for my soul, for my soul,
To bear the dreadful curse for my soul.

When I was sinking down, sinking down, sinking down,
When I was sinking down, sinking down,
When I was sinking down beneath Godís righteous frown,
Christ laid aside His crown for my soul, for my soul,
Christ laid aside His crown for my soul.

To God and to the Lamb, I will sing, I will sing;
To God and to the Lamb, I will sing.
To God and to the Lamb Who is the great ďI AmĒ;
While millions join the theme, I will sing, I will sing;
While millions join the theme, I will sing.

And when from death Iím free, Iíll sing on, Iíll sing on;
And when from death Iím free, Iíll sing on.
And when from death Iím free, Iíll sing and joyful be;
And through eternity, Iíll sing on, Iíll sing on;
And through eternity, Iíll sing on.

Worthy Is the Lamb

Corban Women
Rev. 5:12, Don Wyrtzen, 1973

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain,
Worthy is the Lamb that was slain,
Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive
Power and riches and wisdom and strength,
Honour and glory and blessing!
Worthy is the Lamb!
Worthy is the Lamb!
Worthy is the Lamb that was slain!
Worthy is the Lamb....

Behold the Lamb

Rev. 13:8, Dotie Rambo, Lee Herrington, arranger, 1979

Behold the Lamb, behold the Lamb,
Slain from the foundation of the world.
For sinners crucified, O holy sacrifice,
Behold the Lamb of God, behold the Lamb.
Crown Him, crown Him, Worthy is the Lamb.
Praise Him, praise Him, Heav'n and earth resound.
Behold the Lamb, behold the Lamb,
Slain from the foundation of the world.
For sinners crucified, O holy sacrifice,
Behold the Lamb of God, behold the Lamb.

Amen

Bob Kauflin, words and music
Bob Kauflin and John E. Coates, arrangers, 1988

Make Ye Joy to God

Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets, 1611, Ps. 100, William Byrd, c.1540-1623

All People that on Earth

Ps. 100, Thomas Tallis, 1505-1585

Psalms 100 (NASB)
1. A Psalm for Thanksgiving.
Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth.
2. Serve the LORD with gladness;
Come before Him with joyful singing.
3. Know that the LORD Himself is God;
It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves;
We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
4. Enter His gates with thanksgiving
And His courts with praise.
Give thanks to Him, bless His name.
5. For the LORD is good;
His lovingkindness is everlasting
And His faithfulness to all generations.

Hear Oh Lord and Answer

Ps. 86, Tom and Dori Howard, 1982

Hear, O LORD, and answer, I am poor and needy,
guard my life for I am devoted to You.
Hear my prayer, O LORD, and my cry for mercy,
In the day of my trouble I will call to You.

Teach me, O LORD, I will walk in Your truth,
give me an undivided heart.
Nations You've made will worship You
for You alone are the living God.

I will praise You, I will praise You,
glorify Your name, O LORD,
I will praise You, I will praise You,
glorify Your name, O LORD.

In Christ Alone

Keith Getty and Stuart Townend, 2001

In Christ alone my hope is found;
He is my light, my strength, my song;
This cornerstone, this solid ground,
Firm through the fiercest drought and storm.
What heights of love, what depths of peace,
When fears are stilled, when strivings cease!
My comforter, my all in alló
Here in the love of Christ I stand.

In Christ alone, Who took on flesh,
Fullness of God in helpless babe!
This gift of love and righteousness,
Scorned by the ones He came to save.
Till on that cross as Jesus died,
The wrath of God was satisfied;
For ev'ry sin on Him was laidó
Here in the death of Christ I live.

There in the ground His body lay,
Light of the world by darkness slain;
Then bursting forth in glorious day,
Up from the grave He rose again!
And as He stands in victory,
Sin's curse has lost its grip on me;
For I am His and He is mineó
Bought with the precious blood of Christ.

No guilt in life, no fear in deathó
This is the pow'r of Christ in me;
From life's first cry to final breath,
Jesus commands my destiny.
No pow'r of hell, no scheme of man,
Can ever pluck me from His hand;
Till He returns or calls me homeó
Here in the pow'r of Christ I'll stand.

The Frontispiece from īThe Continental Harmonyī, a collection of hymns by William Billings (1746-1800) published in 1794 (print)