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The following prayer can be used responsively with the congregation, alternating between the prayer and the hymn stanzas below: We-Praise-Thee,-O-God,-Our-Redeemer,-Creator Praise is due to you, O God, in Zion, and to you shall vows be performed. Happy are those whom …

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A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (EIN FESTE BURG) You cannot celebrate the Reformation without singing Martin Luther’s most well-known hymn. Luther wrote both the lyrics and the tune to this hymn in 1529. They lyrics are actually a paraphrase …

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“Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence” is one of the oldest, if not the oldest Christian hymn still in common use today. Adapted from the fourth-century Liturgy of St. James, which is still used by Eastern Orthodox churches today, this hymn text …

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“Of the Father’s Love Begotten” was written in the fourth century by Marcus Aurelius Prudentius, a poet from northern Spain, and translated into English in 1851 by John Mason Neale as part of the Oxford Movement. This hymn is full …

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“Behold, the Great Creator,” written by Thomas Pestel in 1539, juxtaposes the mystery of the Creator of all who made himself “a house of clay.” The tune, THIS ENDRIS NYGHT, is a beautiful English carol from the 15th century. Behold, the …

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