We love God’s Word. Therefore, we not only read it and preach it in worship, but we also sing it. Below are some of the scripture-based musical responses we have included in our service. The responses currently in use are at the top of each column.
Confession of Sin
O Lord, our Saviour help,
And glorify thy name.
Deliver us from all our sin,
And take away our shame.
Text: Psalm 79:9 | Tune: Trentham | Meter: S.M.
Righteousness, Lord, belongs to thee,
But guilt to us, and foul disgrace.
Confusion, shame, and misery
is due to all our faithless race.
O Lord, forgive, thy mercy show,
thy city and thy people own.
Text: Daniel 9:7-8,19 | Tune: Chrysostom | Meter: 126.96.36.199.8.8.
Be ev’ry vale exalted high,
Sink ev’ry mountain low;
The proud must stoop,
and humble souls,
Shall thy salvation know.
Text: Luke 3:5-6 | Tune: ST. COLUMBA | Meter: C.M.
Text: Psalm 51:1-2 | Tune: TOPLADY | Meter: 188.8.131.52.7.7.
Text: 119:92-94 | Tune: QUEBEC | Meter: L.M.
Forever settled in the heav’ns,
Thy Word, O LORD, shall firmly stand;
Thy faithfulness shall never fail;
The earth abides at Thy command.
O grant us grace, Almighty Lord,
To read and mark Thy Holy Word;
Its truths with meekness to receive,
And by its holy precepts live.
Text: Psalm 119:89-90 | Tune: JERUSALEM (Parry) | Meter: 184.108.40.206.
Let Daniel’s God be praised!
He is the living God!
Steadfast, forever, is his reign o’er all the earth.
Established is his law, forever it shall stand.
Deep writ upon the hearts of men, in ev’ry land.
Text: Daniel 6:26 | Tune: Leoni | Meter: 220.127.116.11 D
Now be the God of Isr’el bless’d,
Who makes his truth appear;
His mighty hand fulfills his word,
And all the oaths he sware.
Yea, all the oaths he sware.
Text: Luke 1:68-70 | Tune: CHRISTMAS | Meter: C.M.rep.
The heav’ns declare the glory
of our great God above,
and the stars up in the firmament
show forth his handiwork.
But his Law shows something greater:
his pow’r to save the soul,
and to sanctify us wholly,
that we may know his will.
His word do we desire,
yea, more than precious gold;
for its promise and its warnings
doth bring us great reward.
Text: Psalm 19:1,7,10-11 | Tune: THAXTED | Meter: 18.104.22.168.13.13.
Text: Psalm 119:89-91,97 | Tune: ODE TO JOY | Meter: 22.214.171.124.D
Text: 130:5-8 | Tune: BETHLEHEM (Seraph) | Meter: 126.96.36.199.D
Text: Psalm 119:15-16,104 | Tune: PICARDY | Meter: 188.8.131.52.8.7.
Now blessed be Jehovah God,
The God of Israel,
For he alone doth wondrous works,
In glory that excel.
And blessed be his glorious name
to all eternity;
The whole earth let his glory fill;
Amen: so let it be.
Text: Psalm 72:18-19 | Tune: Dundee | Meter: 184.108.40.206
Let the stone of thy great kingdom
cut without man’s hands.
Make like chaff all lesser powers:
iron, clay, or brass!
King of kings, thy power prevails!
All opposing powers disperse!
To a boundless mountain swell and
fill the entire earth.
Text: Daniel 2:34-35 | Tune: Amsterdam | Meter: 220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168
Text: Psalm 84:5-7 | Tune: LANCASHIRE | Meter: 22.214.171.124.D