Hymn Text: Adam’s Fall

Date: May 29th, 2017
Title: Adam’s Fall
Meter: 7 7 7 7 7 7
Topic: the Fall ofAdam, Adam and Eve, agency

1.
In the garden Adam fell
Also did his wife as well.
They transgressed God’s holy law
But the plan was not a flaw
They both used their agency—
Adam fell that men might be.

2.
In this fallen world they stayed
And so for forgiveness prayed.
Which then brought a change within.
That they could be cleansed from sin.
As their children we don’t share
Their sins, our own beware.

3.
In this life we too will live
If we but learn to forgive
And repent for our own deeds
As we see to others’ needs.
Adam’s curse won’t on us fall
For Jesus redeemed us all.

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Hymn Text: The Godhead

Date: May 28th, 2017
Title: The Godhead
Meter: 6 6 6 6
Topic: the Godhead, articles of faith, Father, Son , Holy Ghost

1.
Our God, the Father, lives.
He sits on heaven’s throne.
He life to all things gives
He is our God alone.

2.
The Son, our Savior, reigns—
Anointed, Holy One.
The one who burst death chains—
Only Begotten Son.

3.
The Holy Ghost reveals
The truth through his great light.
His fire all can feel
And wield his holy might.

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Hymn Text: Bearing Christ’s Cross

Date: May 27th, 2017
Title: Bearing Christ’s Cross
Meter: 8 6 8 6 8 8
Topic:

1.
Our Savior bore the shame of men
More than all others could.
So now we should not wonder when
We stand where He has stood.

Blessed are those who bear His cross
For Christ will recompense their loss.

2.
Our Savior bore not just the cross,
But crushing loads of grief.
He felt the pain of every loss,
Beyond all our belief.

Blessed are those who bear His cross
For Christ will recompense their loss.

3.
Our Savior bears the weight of all
So we must not alone.
The burden that would make us fall
His blood does all atone.

Blessed are those who bear His cross
For Christ will recompense their loss.

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Hymn Text: The Prince of Peace

Date: May 26th, 2017
Title: The Prince of Peace
Meter: 6 6 6 6 7 7
Topic: peace, meekness

1.
The Prince of Peace invites
Us all to take His lead,
To join Him in the heights,
To practice peace indeed.

Blessed are the peaceful ones!
They are all Christ’s daughters, sons.

2.
The Prince of Peace has shown
How peaceful life can be,
When His ways we have known—
Hate’s shackles we are free.

Blessed are the peaceful ones!
They are all Christ’s daughters, sons.

3.
The Prince of Peace can still
The writhing, churning storm,
And in its place He’ll fill
The space with His light warm.

Blessed are the peaceful ones!
They are all Christ’s daughters, sons.

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Hymn Text: Blessed Are Those Who Mercy Gain

Date: May 25th, 2017
Title: Blessed Are Those Who Mercy Gain
Meter: 8 8 8 8 8 8
Topic: forgiveness, mercy

1.
The 10,000 talents we owe
Make the debts of others seem small.
What mercy our God does bestow
When we release the debts of all.

Blessed are those who mercy gain
For they will too mercy obtain.

2.
How often we beg for relief
When our debts heavy on us press,
Then pleading with fervent belief
We ask God to ease our distress.

Blessed are those who mercy gain
For they will too mercy obtain.

3.
No matter how often others
Do sin, though it’s seven times seven.
They are your sisters and brothers
Forgiveness will bring you to heaven.

Blessed are those who mercy gain
For they will too mercy obtain.

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Hymn Text: Thy Living Bread

Date: May 24th, 2017
Title: Thy Living Bread
Meter: 8 6 8 6 D
Topic:

1.
Lord, give us of Thy living bread
Or for hunger we will faint.
There is no other food instead
That can make each one a saint.

How great our hunger and our thirst!
How blessed is Thy great relief.
Without Thee we are but accursed
With Thee, we find an end to grief.

2.
Lord, give us of Thy living drink
Or else we will sink with thirst.
Let it refresh the way we think
So that we may put the first.

How great our hunger and our thirst!
How blessed is Thy great relief.
Without Thee we are but accursed
With Thee, we find an end to grief.

3.
Lord, give us of Thy cleansing fire
Or corruption will us take.
May we and Thee have one desire
As we Thy spirit partake.

How great our hunger and our thirst!
How blessed is Thy great relief.
Without Thee we are but accursed
With Thee, we find an end to grief.

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Blessed Are the Meek

Date: May 23rd , 2017

Title: Blessed Are the Meek

Meter: 8 8 8 8 8 8

Topic:

1.
The earth is the prize of the meek
Who after the will of God seek.
The proud cannot long treasures hold
Though they grasp and cling to their gold.

Blessed are the humble and meek,
Who after the will of God seek.

2.
The meek shall inherit all things
Pure treasures above every king.
They shall dwell on the earth restored
And look on the face of the Lord.

Blessed are the humble and meek,
Who after the will of God seek.

3.
The meek trust in power of divine
To guide them, their faith to refine.
They trust not the strength of their arm
But the Lord’s that can save from harm.

Blessed are the humble and meek
Who after the will of God seek.

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