Beer and Hymns

UCC is proud to sponsor Austin’s only Beer and Hymns nights! Beer and Hymns is exactly what it sounds like – a group gathers in local watering holes to sing famous/beloved/well-known hymns. These nights are open to all, Christian or not, and we welcome those who sing out of nostalgia, love of old music, irony, or curiosity just as we welcome those for whom these songs hold sacred meaning. Children are welcome, and no drinks need be purchased for those who cannot or choose not to drink.

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All creatures of our God and King,
Lift up your voice and with us sing
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Thou burning sun with golden beam,
Thou silver moon with softer gleam
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

Thou rushing wind that art so strong,
Ye clouds that sail in heav’n along
O sing ye! Alleluia
Thou rising morn in praise rejoice,
ye lights of evening find a voice!
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

And everyone of tender heart,
Forgiving others take your part
O sing ye! Alleluia!
Ye who long pain and sorrow bear,
Praise God and cast on God your care!
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

All creatures your Creator bless,
And worship God in humbleness
O sing ye! Alleluia!
Praise, praise the Father, praise the Son,
And praise the Spirit Three in One
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

All hail the power of Jesus’ name! Let angels prostrate fall
Bring forth the royal diadem,and crown Him Lord of all
Bring forth the royal diadem, and crown Him Lord of all

Ye chosen seed of Israel’s race, ye ransomed from the Fall
Hail Him who saves you by His grace, and crown Him Lord of all
Hail Him who saves you by His grace, and crown Him Lord of all

Sinners, whose love can ne’er forget the wormwood and the gall
Go spread your trophies at His feet, and crown Him Lord of all
Go spread your trophies at His feet, and crown Him Lord of all

Let every kindred, every tribe on this terrestrial ball
To Him all majesty ascribe, and crown Him Lord of all
To Him all majesty ascribe, and crown Him Lord of all

O that with yonder sacred throng, we at His feet may fall!
We’ll join the everlasting song, and crown Him Lord of all
We’ll join the everlasting song, and crown Him Lord of all

Amazing grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found, was blind but now I see

’Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, and grace my fears relieved
How precious did that grace appear the hour I first believed!

Through many dangers toils and snares, I have already come ’Tis grace that brought me safe thus far, and grace will bring me home

When we’ve been there ten thousand years, bright shining as the sun
We’ve no less days to sing God’s praise than when we’d first begun

Be Thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
Naught be all else to me, save that Thou Art
Thou my best thought, by day or by night
Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light

Riches I heed not, nor vain, empty praise
Thou mine inheritance, now and always
Thou and Thou only, first in my heart
Great God of heaven, my Treasure Thou art

Be Thou my wisdom, and Thou my true word
I ever with thee and Thou with me Lord
Thou and Thou only, first in my heart
High King of Heaven, my Treasure Thou art

High King of Heaven, my victory won
May I reach Heaven’s joys, O bright Heav’n’s Sun
Heart of my own heart, whate’er befall
Still be my Vision, O Ruler of all

Bless the Lord, my soul, and bless God’s holy name
Bless the Lord, my soul, who leads me into life

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! O what a foretaste of glory divine!
Heir of salvation, purchase of God, Born of His Spirit, washed in His blood

This is my story, this is my song, praising my Savior all the day long
This is my story, this is my song, praising my Savior all the day long

Perfect submission, perfect delight, visions of rapture now burst on my sight
Angels descending, bring from above, echoes of mercy whispers of love

This is my story, this is my song, praising my Savior all the day long
This is my story, this is my song, praising my Savior all the day long

Perfect submission, all is at rest, I in my Savior am happy and bless’d
Watching and waiting, looking above, filled with his goodness, lost in his love

Crown him with many crowns, the Lamb upon his throne
Hark! How the heavenly anthem drowns all music but its own
Awake, my soul, and sing of him who died for thee
And hail him as thy matchless King Through all eternity

Crown him the Lord of life, who triumphed o’er the grave
And rose victorious in the strife for those he came to save
His glories now we sing, who died, and rose on high
Who died, eternal life to bring, and lives that death may die

Crown him the Lord of peace, whose power a scepter sways
From pole to pole, that wars may cease, and all be prayer and praise
His reign shall know no end, and round his pierce-ed feet
Fair flowers of paradise extend their fragrance ever sweet

Crown him the Lord of love; behold his hands and side
Those wounds, yet visible above, in beauty glorified
All hail, Redeemer, hail! For thou hast died for me
Thy praise and glory shall not fail throughout eternity

Come Thou Fount of every blessing, tune my heart to sing Thy grace
Streams of mercy, never ceasing, call for songs of loudest praise
Teach me some melodious sonnet, sung by flaming tongues above
Praise the Mount! I’m fixed upon it, mount of God’s unchanging love

Here I raise my Ebenezer, hither by Thy help I’m come
And I hope by Thy good pleasure, safely to arrive at home
Jesus sought me when a stranger, wandering from the fold of God
He to rescue me from danger, interposed his precious blood

O to grace how great a debtor daily I’m constrained to be!
Let that grace now, like a fetter, bind my wand’ring heart to Thee
Prone to wander, Lord I feel it, Prone to leave the God I love
Here’s my heart, O take and seal it, seal it for Thy courts above

Fairest Lord Jesus, Ruler of all nature,
O Thou of God to earth come down
Thee will I cherish, Thee will I honor,
Thou my soul’s glory, joy, and crown

Fair are the meadows, fairer still the woodlands,
robed in the blooming garb of spring
Jesus is fairer, Jesus is purer,
Who makes the woeful heart to sing

Fair is the sunshine, fairer still the moonlight,
and all the twinkling, starry host
Jesus shines brighter, Jesus is purer,
than all the angels heaven can boast

For the beauty of the earth; for the beauty of the skies
For the love which from our birth over and around us lies
Lord of all, to thee we raise: this, our grateful hymn of praise

For the beauty of each hour of the day and of the night
Hill and vale and tree and flower, Sun and moon and stars of light
Lord of all, to thee we raise: this, our grateful hymn of praise

For the joy of human love, Brother, sister, parent, child
Friends of earth, and friends above, for all gentle thoughts and mild
Lord of all to thee we raise: this, our grateful hymn of praise

For each perfect gift of Thine to our race so freely given
Graces human and divine, Flow’rs of earth and buds of heav’n
Lord of all to thee we raise: this, our grateful hymn of praise

Go now in peace, go now in peace
May the love of God surround you
Everywhere, everywhere you may go

Great is Thy faithfulness, O God my Father
There is no shadow of turning with Thee
Thou changest not, Thy compassions they fail not
As Thou hast been, Thou forever wilt be

Great is Thy faithfulness!
Great is Thy faithfulness!
Morning by morning new mercies I see
All I have needed Thy hand hath provided
Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord unto me!

Summer and winter and springtime and harvest
Sun, moon, and stars in their courses above
Join with all nature in manifold witness
To Thy great faithfulness, mercy, and love

Pardon for sin and a peace that endureth
Thine own great presence to cheer and to guide
Strength for today, and bright hope for tomorrow
Blessings all mine, with ten thousand beside

Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!
Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee
Holy, holy, holy! Merciful and mighty
God in three persons, blessed Trinity!

Holy, holy, holy! All the saints adore thee
Casting down their golden crowns around the glassy sea
Cherubim and seraphim falling down before thee
Which wert, and art, and evermore shalt be

Holy, holy, holy! Though the darkness hide thee
Though the eye of sinful man thy glory may not see
Only thou art holy; there is none beside thee
Perfect in power, in love and purity

Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty
All thy works shall praise thy name, in earth and sky and sea
Holy, holy, holy! Merciful and mighty
God in three persons, blessed Trinity

I need Thee ev’ry hour, most gracious Lord;
no tender voice like Thine Can peace afford

I need Thee, O I need Thee! Ev’ry hour I need Thee
O bless me now, my Saviour! I come to Thee

I need Thee ev’ry hour; stay Thou nearby;
temptations lose their pow’r
When Thou art nigh

I need Thee ev’ry hour, in joy or pain;
come quickly and abide, or life is vain

I need Thee ev’ry hour; teach me thy will,
and Thy rich promises in me fulfill

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!

When through the woods, and forest glades I wander,
I 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

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 the sin

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!”

There’s a land that is fairer than day,
and by faith we can see it afar
For the Father waits over the way,
to prepare us a dwelling place there

In the sweet by and by
We shall meet on that beautiful shore
In the sweet by and by
We shall meet on that beautiful shore

We shall sing on that beautiful shore,
the melodious songs of the blessed
And our spirits shall sorrow no more,
not a sigh for the blessing of rest

To our bountiful Father above,
we will offer our tribute of praise
For the glorious gift of His love
and the blessings that hallow our days

Some glad morning when this life is over, I’ll fly away
To a home on God’s celestial shore, I’ll fly away

I’ll fly away, O glory, I’ll fly away
When I die, Hallelujah by and by, I’ll fly away

When the shadows of this life have grown, I’ll fly away
Like a bird from prison bars has flown, I’ll fly away

Just a few more weary days and then, I’ll fly away
To a land where joys shall never end, I’ll fly away

When peace like a river, attendeth my way
When sorrows like sea billows roll
Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say
It is well, it is well, with my soul

It is well, (it is well), With my soul, (with my soul)
It is well, it is well, with my soul

Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come
Let this bless’d assurance control
That Christ has regarded my helpless estate
And hath shed His own blood for my soul

My sin, oh, the bliss of this glorious thought!
My sin, not in part but the whole
Is nailed to the cross, and I bear it no more
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul!

And Lord, haste the day when my faith shall be sight
The clouds be rolled back as a scroll
The trump shall resound, and the Lord shall descend
Even so, it is well, with my soul

Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee, God of glory, Lord of love
Hearts unfold like flowers before Thee, hail Thee as the sun above
Melt the clouds of sin and sadness; drive the dark of doubt away
Giver of immortal gladness, fill us with the light of day!

All Thy works with joy surround Thee, earth and heaven reflect Thy rays
Stars and angels sing around Thee, center of unbroken praise
Field and forest, vale and mountain, flowery meadow, flashing sea
Chanting bird and flowing fountain call us to rejoice in Thee

Thou art giving and forgiving, ever blessing, ever blessed
Wellspring of the joy of living, ocean depth of happy rest!
Thou our Father, Christ our Brother, all who live in love are Thine
Teach us how to love each other, lift us to the joy divine

Mortals, join the happy chorus, which the morning stars began
Love divine is reigning o’er us, brother love binds man to man.
Ever singing, march we onward, victors in the midst of strife
Joyful music leads us Sunward in the triumph song of life

Let all mortal flesh keep silence, and with fear and trembling stand
Ponder nothing earthly minded, for with blessing in His hand
Christ our God to earth descendeth, our full homage to demand

King of kings yet born of Mary, as of old on earth He stood
Lord of lords in human vesture, in the body and the blood
He will give to all the faithful, His own self for heav’nly food

Rank on rank the host of heaven, spreads its vanguard on the way
As the Light of Light descendeth, From the realms of endless day
That the powers of Hell, may vanish, as the darkness clears away

At his feet the six winged seraph, cherubim with sleepless eye
Veil their faces to the presence, as with ceaseless voice they cry
Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia, Lord Most High!

All of the hard days are gone
it’s all beer and whiskey and songs from now on
Laugh at the darkness
and dance until dawn
All of the hard days are gone.

We’re all safe and warm here my friends
The hard days are gone they won’t come again
So raise up your voices, give us a song
All of the hard days are gone.

All of the hard days are gone
it’s all beer and whiskey and songs from now on
Laugh at the darkness
and dance until dawn
All of the hard days are gone.

Life has been cloudy and grey
Take the bad memories and put them away
For the sun has come out, we have waited so long
All of the hard days are gone

All of the hard days are gone
it’s all beer and whiskey and songs from now on
Laugh at the darkness
and dance until dawn
All of the hard days are gone.

So Raise up your glasses and sing
For the hard days are gone
they don’t mean a thing
If you want to be happy I will take you along
All of the hard days are gone

All of the hard days are gone
it’s all beer and whiskey and songs from now on
Laugh at the darkness
and dance until dawn
All of the hard days are gone.

God sent His son, they called Him Jesus
He came to love, heal and forgive
He lived and died to buy my pardon
An empty grave is there to prove my savior lives

Because He lives, I can face tomorrow
Because He lives, all fear is gone
Because I know He holds the future
And life is worth the living, just because He lives

How sweet to hold a newborn baby
And feel the pride and joy He gives
But greater still the calm assurance
This child can face uncertain day, because He lives

Because He lives, I can face tomorrow
Because He lives, all fear is gone
Because I know He holds the future
And life is worth the living, just because He lives

And then one day, I’ll cross the river
I’ll fight life’s final war with pain
And then, as death gives way to victory
I’ll see the lights of glory and I’ll know He lives

Because He lives, I can face tomorrow
Because He lives, all fear is gone
Because I know He holds the future
And life is worth the living, just because He lives

O worship the King, all glorious above
O gratefully sing: God’s pow’r and God’s love
Our Shield and Defender, the Ancient of Days
Pavilioned in splendor, and girded with praise

O tell of God’s might, O sing of God’s grace
Whose robe is the light, whose canopy space
Whose chariots of wrath the deep thunderclouds form
And dark is God’s path on the wings of the storm

Thy bountiful care, what tongue can recite?
It breathes in the air; it shines in the light
It streams from the hills, it descends to the plain
And sweetly distills in the dew and the rain

Frail children of dust, and feeble as frail
In thee do we trust, nor find thee to fail
Thy mercies how tender, how firm to the end
Our Maker, Defender, Redeemer, and Friend

Swing low, sweet chariot, coming for to carry me home

I looked over Jordan and what did I see, coming for to carry me home?
A band of angels coming after me, coming for to carry me home

If you get there before I do, coming for to carry me home
Tell all my friends I’m coming too, coming for to carry me home

The brightest day that I ever saw, coming for to carry me home
When Jesus washed my sins away, coming for to carry me home

I’m sometimes up and some-times down, coming for to carry me home
But still my soul feels heavenly bound, coming for to carry me home

To God be the glory, great things He hath done!
So loved He the world that he gave us his Son
Who yielded His life an atonement for sin
And opened the life-gate that all may go in

Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, let the earth hear his voice!
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, let the people rejoice!
O Come to the Father through Jesus the Son
And give Him the glory: great things He hath done!

Great things He hath taught us, great things He hath done
And great our rejoicing through Jesus the Son
But purer, and higher, and greater will be
Our wonder, our transport, when Jesus we see

We shall overcome, we shall overcome,
we shall overcome some day

O deep in my heart, I do believe, we shall overcome some day

We’ll walk hand in hand, we’ll walk hand in hand,
we’ll walk hand in hand some day

O deep in my heart, I do believe, we’ll walk hand in hand some day

We shall live in peace, we shall live in peace,
we shall live in peace someday

O deep in my heart, I do believe, we shall live in peace some day

We are not afraid, we are not afraid,
we are not afraid today

O deep in my heart, I do believe, we are not afraid today

God will see us through, God will see us through,
God will see us through today

O deep in my heart, I do believe, God will see us through today

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 God’s 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 I AM
While millions join the theme, I will sing, I will sing
While millions join the theme, I will sing

And when from death I’m free, I’ll sing on, I’ll sing on
And when from death I’m free, I’ll sing on
And when from death I’m free
I’ll sing and joyful be
And through eternity I’ll sing on, I’ll sing on
And through eternity I’ll sing on

Oh, when the saints go marching in
Oh, when the saints go marching in
Lord, how I want to be in that number
When the saints go marching in

And when the sun refuse to shine
And when the sun refuse to shine
Lord, how I want to be in that number
When the sun refuse to shine

Oh, when the trumpet sounds its call
Oh, when the trumpet sounds its call
Lord, how I want to be in that number
When the trumpet sounds its call

Oh When the new world is revealed
Oh When the new world is revealed
Lord, how I want to be in that number
When the new world is revealed

Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in thee
Let the water and the blood, From thy wounded side which flowed
Be of sin the double cure, Save from wrath and make me pure

Not the labors of my hands, Can fulfill thy law’s commands
Could my zeal no respite know, Could my tears forever flow
All for sin could not atone, Thou must save, and thou alone

Nothing in my hand I bring, Simply to the cross I cling
Naked, come to thee for dress, Helpless, look to thee for grace
Foul, I to the fountain fly, Wash me, Savior, or I die

While I draw this fleeting breath, When mine eyes shall close in death
When I soar to worlds unknown, See thee on thy judgment throne
Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in thee

When I survey the wondrous cross
On which the Prince of glory died
My richest gain I count but loss
And pour contempt on all my pride
Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast
Save in the death of Christ my God!
All the vain things that charm me most,
I sacrifice them to His blood

See from His head, His hands, His feet
Sorrow and love flow mingled down!
Did e’er such love and sorrow meet
Or thorns compose so rich a crown?

Were the whole realm of nature mine
That were a present far too small
Love so amazing, so divine
Demands my soul, my life, my all.

There are loved ones in the glory
Whose dear forms you often miss.
When you close your earthly story,
Will you join them in their bliss?

Will the circle be unbroken
By and by, by and by?
Is a better home awaiting
In the sky, in the sky?

In the joyous days of childhood
Oft they told of wondrous love
Pointed to the dying Savior;
Now they dwell with Him above.

One by one their seats were emptied.
One by one they went away.
Now the family is parted.
Will it be complete one day?

My life flows on in endless song
Above earth’s lamentation
I hear the sweet though far off hymn
That hails a new creation

No storm can shake my inmost calm
While to that refuge clinging
Since Christ is Lord of Heav’n and earth
How can I keep from singing?

Through all the tumult and the strife
I hear the music ringing
It finds an echo in my soul—
How can I keep from singing?

What though my joys and comforts die?
The Lord my Savior liveth
What though the darkness gather round!
Songs in the night He giveth

I lift mine eyes; the cloud grows thin
I see the blue above it
And day by day this pathway smoothes
Since first I learned to love it

The peace of Christ makes fresh my heart
A fountain ever springing
All things are mine since I am His—
How can I keep from singing?

Why should I feel discouraged, why should the shadows come
Why should my heart be lonely, and long for heav’n and home
When Jesus is my portion? My constant friend is He
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me (repeat)

I sing because I’m happy
I sing because I’m free
For His eye is on the sparrow
And I know He watches me

“Let not your heart be troubled,” His tender word I hear
And resting on His goodness, I lose my doubts and fears
Though by the path He leadeth, but one step I may see
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me (repeat)

Whenever I am tempted, whenever clouds arise
When songs give place to sighing, when hope within me dies
I draw the closer to Him, from care He sets me free
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me (repeat)

A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing
Our helper he, amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing
For still our ancient foe doth seek to work us woe
His craft and power are great and armed with cruel hate
On earth is not his equal

Did we in our own strength confide our striving would be losing
Were not the right man on our side, the man of God’s own choosing
Dost ask who that may be? Christ Jesus, it is he
Lord Sabaoth his name, from age to age the same
And he must win the battle

And though this world with devils filled, should threaten to undo us
We will not fear, for God hath willed his truth to triumph through us
The Prince of Darkness grim, we tremble not for him
His rage we can endure, for lo, his doom is sure
One little word shall fell him

That word above all earthly powers, no thanks to them, abideth
The Spirit and the gifts are ours through him who with us sideth
Let goods and kindred go, this mortal life also
The body they may kill; God’s truth abideth still
His kingdom is forever

The King of love my Shepherd is
Whose goodness faileth never
I nothing lack if I am His
And He is mine forever

Where streams of living water flow
My ransomed soul He leadeth
And where the verdant pastures grow
With food celestial feedeth

Perverse and foolish oft I strayed
But yet in love He sought me
And on His shoulder gently laid
And home, rejoicing, brought me

In death’s dark vale I fear no ill
With Thee, dear Lord, beside me
Thy rod and staff my comfort still
Thy cross before to guide me

Thou spread’st a table in my sight
Thy unction grace bestoweth
And O what transport of delight
From Thy pure chalice floweth!

And so through all the length of days
Thy goodness faileth never
Good Shepherd, may I sing Thy praise
Within Thy house forever

I stand amazed in the presence
Of Jesus the Nazarene
And wonder how He could love me
A sinner condemned unclean

How marvelous, how wonderful
And my song shall ever be
How marvelous, how wonderful
Is my Savior’s love for me

He took my sins and my sorrows
He made them His very own
He bore the burden to Calvary
And suffered and died alone

And with the ransomed in glory
His face I at last shall see
It will be my joy through the ages
To sing of His love for me

Do Lord, O, Do Lord, O do remember me [x3]
Way beyond the blue

I’ve got a home in glory, land that out-shines the sun [x3]
Way beyond the blue

I took Jesus as my Savior, You take Him too [x3]
Way beyond the blue

Every time I feel the spirit,
moving in my heart, I will pray.
Yes every time I feel the spirit,
moving in my heart, I will pray.

Upon the mountain, my Lord spoke,
out of His mouth came fire and smoke.
All around me looks so fine,
ask my Lord if all was mine.

Every time I feel the spirit,
moving in my heart, I will pray.
Yes every time I feel the spirit,
moving in my heart, I will pray.

Jordan River chilly and cold,
chills the body, not the soul.
Ain’t but one train on this track,
runs to Heaven and right back.

Every time I feel the spirit,
moving in my heart, I will pray.
Yes every time I feel the spirit,
moving in my heart, I will pray.

I have heartache, I have woe,
I have trouble here below.
While God leads me I’ll not fear,
I am sheltered by God’s care.

Every time I feel the spirit,
moving in my heart, I will pray.
Yes every time I feel the spirit,
moving in my heart, I will pray.

I have decided to follow Jesus;
I have decided to follow Jesus;
I have decided to follow Jesus;
no turning back, no turning back.

Though none go with me, I still will follow;
though none go with me, I still will follow;
though none go with me, I still will follow;
no turning back, no turning back.

My cross I’ll carry, till I see Jesus;
my cross I’ll carry, till I see Jesus;
my cross I’ll carry, till I see Jesus;
no turning back, no turning back.

The world behind me, the cross before me;
the world behind me, the cross before me;
the world behind me, the cross before me;
no turning back, no turning back.

As I went down in the river to pray
Studying about that good old way
And who shall wear the starry crown
Good Lord, show me the way!

O sisters, let’s go down,
Let’s go down, come on down
O sisters, let’s go down
Down in the river to pray

As I went down in the river to pray
Studying about that good old way
And who shall wear the robe and crown
Good Lord, show me the way!

O brothers, let’s go down…

O mothers…

O fathers…

O sinners…

Christ the Lord is ris’n today, Alleluia!
Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, ye heav’ns, and earth, reply, Alleluia!

Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia!
Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia!
Once He died our souls to save, Alleluia!
Where thy victory, O grave? Alleluia!

Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia!
Fought the fight, the battle won, Alleluia!
Death in vain forbids His rise, Alleluia!
Christ hath opened paradise, Alleluia!

Soar we now where Christ hath led, Alleluia!
Foll’wing our exalted Head, Alleluia!
Made like Him, like Him we rise, Alleluia!
Ours the cross, the grave, the skies, Alleluia!

Hail the Lord of earth and heaven, Alleluia!
Praise to Thee by both be given, Alleluia!
Thee we greet triumphant now, Alleluia!
Hail the Resurrection, thou, Alleluia!

King of glory, Soul of bliss, Alleluia!
Everlasting life is this, Alleluia!
Thee to know, Thy pow’r to prove, Alleluia!
Thus to sing, and thus to love, Alleluia!

What a fellowship, what a joy divine,
Leaning on the everlasting arms;
What a blessedness, what a peace is mine,
Leaning on the everlasting arms.

Leaning, leaning,
Safe and secure from all alarms;
Leaning, leaning,
Leaning on the everlasting arms.

Oh, how sweet to walk in this pilgrim way,
Leaning on the everlasting arms;
Oh, how bright the path grows from day to day,
Leaning on the everlasting arms.

Leaning, leaning,
Safe and secure from all alarms;
Leaning, leaning,
Leaning on the everlasting arms.

What have I to dread, what have I to fear,
Leaning on the everlasting arms;
I have blessed peace with my Lord so near,
Leaning on the everlasting arms.

Leaning, leaning,
Safe and secure from all alarms;
Leaning, leaning,
Leaning on the everlasting arms.

Yo quiero ser, Señor amante,
como el barro em manos del al farero,
toma mi vida y hazla de nuevo,
yo quiero ser, yo quiero ser un va so neuvo.

I want to be, my loving Savior,
like the clay in the potter’s hands,
take my life and remold me,
I want to be, I want to be a brand new vessel.

There is a name I love to hear
I love to sing its worth
It sounds like music in mine ear
The sweetest name on earth

Oh, how I love Jesus
Oh, how I love Jesus
Oh, how I love Jesus
Because He first loved me

It tells me of a Savior’s love
Who died to set me free
It tells me of His precious blood
The sinner’s perfect plea

Oh, how I love Jesus
Oh, how I love Jesus
Oh, how I love Jesus
Because He first loved me

It tells of One whose loving heart
Can feel my deepest woe
Who in each sorrow bears a part
That none can bear below

Oh, how I love Jesus
Oh, how I love Jesus
Oh, how I love Jesus
Because He first loved me

On a hill far away, stood an old rugged Cross
The emblem of suff’ring and shame
And I love that old Cross where the dearest and best
For a world of lost sinners was slain

So I’ll cherish the old rugged Cross
Till my trophies at last I lay down
I will cling to the old rugged Cross
And exchange it some day for a crown

Oh, that old rugged Cross so despised by the world
Has a wondrous attraction for me
For the dear Lamb of God, left his Glory above
To bear it to dark Calvary

So I’ll cherish the old rugged Cross
Till my trophies at last I lay down
I will cling to the old rugged Cross
And exchange it some day for a crown

In the old rugged Cross, stain’d with blood so divine
A wondrous beauty I see
For the dear Lamb of God, left his Glory above
To pardon and sanctify me

So I’ll cherish the old rugged Cross
Till my trophies at last I lay down
I will cling to the old rugged Cross
And exchange it some day for a crown

To the old rugged Cross, I will ever be true
Its shame and reproach gladly bear
Then He’ll call me some day to my home far away
Where his glory forever I’ll share

So I’ll cherish the old rugged Cross
Till my trophies at last I lay down
I will cling to the old rugged Cross
And exchange it some day for a crown

I’ve got peace like a river
I’ve got peace like a river
I’ve got peace like a river
In my soul (x2)

I’ve got love like an ocean…

I’ve got joy like a fountain…

Seek ye first the Kingdom of God
And His righteousness
And all these things shall be added unto you
Allelu Alleluia

Ask and it shall be given unto you
Seek and ye shall find
Knock and the door shall be opened unto you
Allelu Alleluia

Man shall not live by bread alone
But by every word
That proceeds from the mouth of God
Allelu Alleluia

Soon and very soon, we are going to see the king!
Soon and very soon, we are going to see the king!
Soon and very soon, we are going to see the king!
Hallelujah, hallelujah, we are going to see the king!

No more cryin there, we are going to see the king!
No more cryin there, we are going to see the king!
No more cryin there, we are going to see the king!
Hallelujah, hallelujah, we are going to see the king!

No more dying there, we are going to see the king!
No more dying there, we are going to see the king!
No more dying there, we are going to see the king!
Hallelujah, hallelujah, we are going to see the king!

We are one in the Spirit, we are one in the Lord,
We are one in the Spirit, we are one in the Lord,
And we pray that all unity may one day be restored
And they’ll know we are Christians by our love, by our love.
Yes they’ll know we are Christians by our love.

We will walk with each other, we will walk hand in hand,
We will walk with each other, we will walk hand in hand,
And together we’ll spread the news that God is in this land.
And they’ll know we are Christians by our love, by our love.
Yes they’ll know we are Christians by our love.

We will work with each other, we will work side by side,
We will work with each other, we will work side by side,
And we’ll guard each one’s dignity and save each one’s pride.
And they’ll know we are Christians by our love, by our love.
Yes they’ll know we are Christians by our love.

All praise to the Father, from whom all things come,
and all praise to Christ Jesus, God’s only Son,
and all praise to the Spirit, who makes us one.
And they’ll know we are Christians by our love, by our love.
Yes they’ll know we are Christians by our love.

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine
This little light of mine,I’m gonna let it shine
This little light of mine,I’m gonna let it shine
Let it shine, Let it shine, Let it shine.

Hide it under a bushel? No! I’m gonna let it shine

Won’t let Satan blow it out, I’m gonna let it shine

Let it shine ‘til Jesus comes, I’m gonna let it shine

Low in the grave He lay, Jesus my Savior!
Waiting the coming day, Jesus my Lord!

Up from the grave He arose,
With a mighty triumph o’er His foes
He arose a Victor from the dark domain,
And He lives forever with His saints to reign.
He arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose!

Vainly they watch His bed, Jesus, my Savior!
Vainly they seal the dead, Jesus my Lord!

Up from the grave He arose,
With a mighty triumph o’er His foes
He arose a Victor from the dark domain,
And He lives forever with His saints to reign.
He arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose!

Death cannot keep his prey, Jesus, my Savior!
He tore the bars away, Jesus my Lord!

Up from the grave He arose,
With a mighty triumph o’er His foes
He arose a Victor from the dark domain,
And He lives forever with His saints to reign.
He arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose!

What a friend we have in Jesus
All our sins and griefs to bear
And what a privilege to carry
Everything to God in prayer
Oh, what peace we often forfeit
Oh, what needless pain we bear
All because we do not carry
Everything to God in prayer

Have we trials and temptations?
Is there trouble anywhere?
We should never be discouraged
Take it to the Lord in prayer
Can we find a friend so faithful
Who will all our sorrows share?
Jesus knows our every weakness
Take it to the Lord in prayer

Are we weak and heavy laden,
cumbered with a load of care?
Precious Savior, still our refuge;
take it to the Lord in prayer.
Do thy friends despise, forsake thee?
Take it to the Lord in prayer!
In his arms he’ll take and shield thee;
thou wilt find a solace there.

I wandered so aimless life filled with sin
I wouldn’t let my dear Savior in
Then Jesus came like a stranger in the night
Praise the Lord I saw the light

I saw the light, I saw the light
No more in darkness, no more in night
Now I’m so happy, no sorrow in sight
Praise the Lord! I saw the light!

Just like a blind man I wandered along
Worries and fears I claimed for my own
Then like the blind man that God gave back his sight
Praise the Lord I saw the light

I was a fool to wander and stray
Straight is the gate and narrow the way
Now I have traded the wrong for the right
Praise the Lord I saw the light

‘Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus
Just to take Him at His word
Just to rest upon His promise
And to know thus saith the Lord

Jesus, Jesus, how I trust Him
How I’ve proved Him o’er and o’er
Jesus Jesus precious Jesus
O for grace to trust Him more

I’m so glad I learned to trust Thee
Precious Jesus Savior Friend
And I know that Thou art with me
Wilt be with me to the end

O how sweet to trust in Jesus
Just to trust His cleansing blood
Just in simple faith to plunge me
‘Neath the healing cleansing flood

Yes ’tis sweet to trust in Jesus
Just from sin and self to cease
Just from Jesus simply taking
Life and rest and joy and peace

Morning has broken, like the first morning,
Blackbird has spoken, like the first bird.
Praise for the singing, praise for the morning,
Praise for them springing fresh from the word.

Sweet the rain’s new fall, sunlit from heaven,
Like the first dew fall on the first grass.
Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden,
Sprung in completeness where His feet pass.

Mine is the sunlight, mine is the morning,
Born of the one light Eden saw play.
Praise with elation, praise every morning,
God’s re-creation of the new day.

Cool the gray clouds roll, peaking the mountains,
Gull in her free flight, swooping the skies.
Praise for the mystery, misting the morning,
Behind the shadow, waiting to shine.

I am the sunrise, warming the heavens,
Spilling my warm glow over the earth.
Praise for the brightness of this new morning,
Filling my spirit with Your great love.

Mine is a turning, mine is a new life,
Mine is a journey closer to You.
Praise for the sweet glimpse, caught in a moment,
Joy breathing deeply, dancing in flight.

Praise God from whom all blessings flow;
Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heav’nly host;
Praise Father, Son, and holy Ghost.

Awake, my soul, and with the sun
Thy daily stage of duty run;
Shake off dull sloth, and joyful rise,
To pay thy morning sacrifice

By influence of the Light divine
Let thy own light to others shine.
Reflect all Heaven’s propitious ways
In ardent love, and cheerful praise

Praise God from whom all blessings flow;
Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heav’nly host;
Creator, Christ, and holy Ghost.