Archive for Hymns

Psalm 34

“Psalm 34” is
an opportunity to express your joy in
the amazing goodness of God.

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Every day, all day long, my Lord,
My being lifts up Your praise.
All You are, all You do, O God –
I think of You.
I speak of You.
My being lifts up Your praise.

Here in You, I need nothing more.
What light and beauty and peace!
Living Bread, Wine of Life, my Lord –
I taste and see.
O taste and see!
What light and beauty and peace!

You are love, love complete, O God!
My joy is living Your praise.
Through each loss, through each trouble, Lord,
I rest in You,
Complete in You.
My joy is living Your praise.

by Ken Bible, © 2020 LNWhymns.com.

Psalm 70

This hymn is a
simple prayer that
we can carry with us every day:
“Father God, I need You!”
We can always call confidently on
Him who is with us
wherever we are.

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Father God, I need You!
Hear my urgent prayer!
You are here each moment.
Make me more aware.
Keep me more aware.

Evil would destroy me;
Death is its delight.
You are love almighty,
Goodness, truth, and right.
Keep me true and right.

All our hopes and longings,
All our hearts pursue,
All our needs and struggles
Draw us back to You.
Lord, we cling to You!

by Ken Bible, © 2021 LNWhymns.com.

God’s Mysterious Ways

This hymn reflects on how
God works
through us and
within us.
His ways are indeed
marvelous and
mysterious!

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Our Almighty God will do His work
Through us, through us.
Our Father delights to bless the world
Through us, through us.
Through all who hear and obey His call,
The child, the leader, the great and small,
He will help and heal,
Expressing His love through us.

For all who obey, our Father works
His will, His will.
Through joy and through pain He kindly weaves
His will, His will.
The sweet surprise and the long delay,
The weird, the wild, and the everyday,
God will use them all
To lovingly work His will.

O Father of love, we give ourselves
To You, to You.
Completely, O God, we live our lives
To You, to You.
So give the joy that You long to share,
Our deepest hunger, our highest prayer,
That forevermore
We draw every breath in You.

by Ken Bible, © 2013 LNWhymns.com.

Psalm 145

This hymn helps us share in
this majestic Psalm,
celebrating the
greatness and
goodness of
our magnificent God.

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O Your goodness! O Your greatness,
Light of every soul and star!
Dazzled by Your endless wonders,
None can fathom all You are.
Every passing generation
Sings what all Your children know.
Hymns of all Your mighty mercies
Bubble up and overflow.

Yahweh, God of all compassion,
Always grace in all You do,
Patient and forever faithful,
Mercy ever moment new!
O Your everlasting Kingdom,
Here among us now begun!
Finish all Your love has started
With the gift of Christ Your Son.

All Your goodness, all Your greatness
Reaches down to those who fall.
Tender, constant, rich provision
Flows from You, the All-in-all.
All You do is right and loving.
When we cry, You always hear,
Ever guarding, ever giving,
Ever God and ever here!

by Ken Bible, © 2020 LNWhymns.com.

Psalm 18

Here is an exuberant celebration of
God as Savior.

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I love You, Lord, my strength, my rock,
My refuge, my salvation!
Almighty God, You deserve all our praise!
Creation quakes and mountains move,
For You, the Lord, are with us.
Almighty God, You deserve all our praise!

Alone and overwhelmed,
Surrounded and afraid,
You bowed and came to meet my need.
You answered when I prayed!

Enabled, Lord, by You,
What challenge should I dread?
Empowered by Your holy breath,
I boldly move ahead.

by Ken Bible, © 2020 LNWhymns.com.

All One

Father, how wonderful to live in
warm,
intimate,
joyful relationship with You!

This relationship is mine through
Jesus Christ.
He is Your
holy,
pleasing,
dearly-loved Son.
And in Him, I am Your
holy,
pleasing,
dearly-loved child as well.
In Him, all who simply trust You
are Your
holy,
pleasing,
dearly-loved children.

In Him,
Father,
Son,
Spirit, and
all who trust You
are
one family,
united in love,
sharing one life,
breathing the same Spirit
fully and
forever.

Hymn: All One in Christ

God Is Working All Around You

This hymn reminds us that
even when God seems silent and far away,
He is working out His beautiful purpose
for His people.

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Lift your eyes,
Realize
God is working all around you.
Near or far,
Where you are,
God is working all around you.
Know His love,
Gentle love,
Wise and never sleeping.
Stay aware.
He is there.
God is working all around you.

Joy and pain,
Loss and gain,
See His goodness all around you.
You can know
As you go
All His mercy will surround you.
Steps of faith,
Childlike faith,
Hand in hand forever.
In the light,
Through the night
God is working all around you.

Life or death,
Every breath
God is ever all around you.
Love unseen
Stands between.
Know His power will surround you.
Fearful heart,
Boldly start
Trusting and obeying.
Faith will grow,
Life will show
God is working all around you.

by Ken Bible, © 2004 LNWhymns.com.

Psalm 20

Use this hymn to
bless fellow believers and
affirm your shared faith.

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The Lord answer you when troubles come.
The Lord hide You in Himself.
The Lord fill You with His own desires.
The Lord! The Lord! The Lord!

Our God, joy of all who look to You!
Our God, wisdom, power, and love!
Our God, we will trust in You alone!
Our God! Our God! Our God!

by Ken Bible, © 2020 LNWhymns.com.

My Father, My Joy

During stressful and uncertain times,
sing your joy in the Lord!
This hymn can help.

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Absolute power,
Absolute grace,
Holy transcendence
Here face-to-face!
O what magnificence, feared and adored,
Shepherd and Sovereign, our Father, our Lord!

Perfect contentment,
Fullness of joy
Even this sorrow
Cannot destroy,
Utter perfection and purest delight,
Faithful and True, ever good, ever right!

Here in this darkness,
Deep in this night,
Still faith can see You,
Glorious in light,
Splendor unfading, forever the same.
You are my Father, and Love is Your name.

by Ken Bible, © 2020 LNWhymns.com.

Fullness of Joy

Facing His darkest hour,
what did Jesus long to
share with His disciples?
The fullness of His joy.
This hymn helps us
understand and receive that joy.
Set to a familiar tune.

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Fullness of joy in You, my Father,
I find in Christ Your Son,
Sharing Your Spirit’s breath, uniting
Our lives to breathe as one.
I share His love, His faith, His peace,
His deep and humble prayer,
Strong in His perfect weakness, trusting
Our Father’s tender care.

How can Your path of tender care be
So rough and dark and steep?
How can Your loving wisdom lead us
To groan and grieve and weep?
My Lord has walked this road before,
And I am not alone.
Fullness of joy is mine in Jesus,
And He will lead me home.

Sharing His life in You, my Father,
I share His fuller joy,
Joy beyond words, aglow with glory
No sorrow can destroy.
This lesson Christ in love would teach
And prove profoundly true:
Father, Your goal and greatest gift is
The joy of knowing You.

by Ken Bible, © 2015 LNWhymns.com.