Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary


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Rite Three -- an introduction
Report to the ELS Convention
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Psalm Paraphrases (incomplete listing)
Translated Hymns
Scripture Quotations, Prayers, and Poems
First Lines of Hymns


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112 A Boy is born in Bethlehem
113 A great and mighty wonder
389 A hymn of glory let us sing
331 A Lamb goes uncomplaining forth
250 A mighty Fortress is our God
251 A mighty Fortress is our God
309 A wondrous mystery is here
579 Abide in grace, Lord Jesus
579 Abide O dearest Jesus*
561 Abide with me! Fast falls the eventide
563 Abide with us, the day is waning
292 Ah, holy Jesus*
282 Alas! and did my Savior bleed
468 All depends on our possessing
36 All glory be to God alone
35 All glory be to God on high
277 All glory, laud, and honor
49 All hail the power of Jesus' name
491 All mankind fell in Adam's fall
472 All men living are but mortal
115 All my heart sings and rejoices
203 All my hope on God is founded
51 All people that on earth do dwell
435 All praise to God who reigns above
136 All praise to Thee, eternal God*
565 All praise to Thee, my God, this night
451 All that I was, my sin, my guilt
52 All ye who on the earth do dwell
340 Alleluia! Jesus lives!
6 Alleluia! Let praises ring!
580 Almighty Father, bless the Word
447 Almighty Father, heav'n and earth
228 Almighty God, Thy Word is cast
309 An awe-full mystery is here*
114 Angels from the realms of glory
116 Angels we have heard on high
166 Arise and shine in splendor
118 Arise, my soul, sing joyfully
105 Arise, sons of the kingdom*
508 Arm these Thy soldiers, mighty Lord
546 Around the throne of God a band
462 As after the waterbrooks
117 As each happy Christmas
168 As with gladness men of old
478 Asleep in Jesus! Blessed sleep
245 At Jesus' feet our infant sweet
310 At the Lamb's high feast we sing
53 At the name of Jesus
17 Awake and sing the song
341 Awake, my heart, with gladness
74 Awake, my soul, and with the sun
395 Awake, Thou Spirit, who didst fire
119 Away in a manger
242 Baptized into Thy name most holy
375 Be not dismayed, thou little flock*
54 Beautiful Savior
493 Before Thee, God, who knowest all
564 Before Thy throne I now appear
553 Behold a host
235 Behold the Lamb of God!
121 Behold, a branch is growing
330 Beneath the cross of Jesus
288 Beneath the cross of Jesus kneeling
129 Beside Thy manger*
457 Blessed is the man that never
1 Blessed Jesus, at Thy Word
244 Blessed Jesus, here we stand*
420 Blest be the tie that binds
416 Blest is the man, forever blest
312 Bread of the world, in mercy broken
118 Break forth, O beauteous heavenly light*
421 Brethren, called by one vocation*
534 Brief life is here our portion*
120 Bright and glorious is the sky
169 Brightest and best
211 Built on the Rock
430 By Adam's fall
229 By faith we are divinely sure
226 By grace I'm saved
429 Chief of sinners though I be
174 Children of the heavenly Father
484 Christ alone is our salvation
8 Christ is made the sure foundation
343 Christ Jesus lay is death's strong bands
344 Christ the Lord is risen again
345 Christ the Lord is risen today; Alleluia!
567 Christ, mighty Savior
333 Christ, the Life of all the living
411 Christians, come, in sweetest measures
518 Christians, prayer may well employ you*
9 Come down, O Love divine
412 Come to Calvary's holy mountain
413 Come unto Me, ye weary
422 Come, follow Me, the Savior spake
10 Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest
2 Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord!
11 Come, Holy Ghost, in love
66 Come, let us join our cheerful songs
3 Come, let us with our Lord arise
381 Come, my soul
438 Come, O come, Thou quickening Spirit
12 Come, Thou almighty King
75 Come, Thou bright and Morning Star
87 Come, Thou long-expected Jesus
88 Come, Thou precious ransom, come
90 Come, Thou Savior of our race*
347 Come, ye faithful, raise the strain
461 Come, ye thankful people, come
128 Come, your hearts and voices raising
102 Comfort, comfort ye My people
208 Commit whatever grieves thee*
108 Creator of the starry height
55 Crown Him with many crowns
537 Day of wrath
75 Dayspring of eternity*
378 Dear Christians, one and all, rejoice
244 Dearest Jesus! we are here
13 Dearest Jesus, draw Thou near me
346 Death is dead, the true Life liveth!
328 Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness*
314 Draw nigh and take the body of the Lord
581 Draw us to Thee
68 Eternal Son of God
57 Evening and morning
361 Faith is a living power from heaven
535 Farewell I gladly bid thee
436 Father most holy, merciful, and tender
509 Father, Son, and Holy Ghost
76 Father, we praise Thee
312 Father, we thank Thee who hast planted*
14 Father, who the light this day
510 Fear and love thy God and Lord
599 Feed Thy children, God most holy
249 Fight the good fight
504 Fling out the banner
556 Flung to the heedless winds
554 For all the saints
473 For me to live is Jesus
463 For the beauty of the earth
534 For thee, O dear, dear country*
552 Forever with the Lord
506 Forth in Thy name
16 From all that dwell below the skies
558 From all Thy saints in warfare
452 From depths of woe I cry to Thee*
267 From east to west
220 From eternity, O God
465 From God shall naught divide me
123 From heaven above
124 From heaven above
58 Give praise to God our King
214 Glorious things of thee are spoken
410 Glory be to God the Father
283 Glory be to Jesus
284 Go to dark Gethsemane
602 God bless our native land
403 God loved the world so that He gave
175 God loves me dearly
434 God moves in a mysterious way
582 God of mercy, God of grace
501 God of the prophets
126 God rest you merry, gentlemen
18 God the Father, be our stay
246 God's own child, I gladly say it
583 God's Word is our great heritage
204 God, my Lord, my Strength
42 God, we praise You
77 God, who madest earth and heaven
367 Gracious Savior, gentle Shepherd
584 Grant peace, we pray, in mercy, Lord
600 Great God, we praise Thy gracious care
262 Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah
131 Hail the day so rich in cheer*
388 Hail the day that sees Him rise
398 Hail thee, festival day
103 Hail to the Lord's Anointed
270 Hail, Thou once despised Jesus!
Hallelujah (See Alleluia)
109 Hark the glad sound!
191 Hark the voice of Jesus crying
96 Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding
125 Hark! the herald angels sing
348 He is arisen! Glorious Word!
241 He that believes and is baptized
350 He's risen, He's risen!
188 Hear us now, our God and Father
474 Heaven is my home*
576 Holy Father, in Thy mercy
20 Holy Ghost, dispel our sadness
402 Holy Ghost, with light divine
43 Holy God, we praise Thy name
15 Holy, holy, holy
279 Hosanna, loud hosanna
192 How beauteous are their feet
585 How blessed is the little flock
586 How blest are they who hear God's Word
423 How can I thank You, Lord?
418 How fair the Church of Christ
521 How firm a foundation
167 How lovely shines the Morning Star
232 How precious is the Book Divine
349 How rich, at Eastertide
176 How shall the young secure their hearts
155 How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
488 I am alone your God and Lord
246 I am baptized into Christ*
177 I am Jesus' little lamb
127 I am so glad, when Christmas comes
206 I am trusting Thee, Lord Jesus
495 I come to Thee, O blessed Lord
313 I come, O Savior, to Thy table
530 I fall asleep in Jesus' wounds
494 I know my faith is founded
525 I know of a sleep
373 I know that my Redeemer
351 I know that my Redeemer lives
307 I know Thee, Savior! God Thou art
239 I lay my sins on Jesus
178 I pray Thee, dear Lord Jesus
70 I see Thee standing
130 I sing the birth
129 I stand beside Thy manger here
415 I trust, O Christ, in You alone
252 I walk in danger all the way
448 I will sing my Maker's praises
474 I'm but a stranger here
396 If God had not been on our side
517 If God Himself be for me
205 If thou but trust in God to guide thee
374 If Thy beloved Son, O God
431 In Adam we have all been one
467 In God, my faithful God
482 In heav'n is joy and gladness
542 In heaven above, in heaven above
189 In house and home where man and wife
437 In Jesus I find rest and peace
4 In Jesus' name
48 In peace and joy I now depart
523 In the cross of Christ I glory
527 In the midst of earthly life
415 In Thee alone, O Christ, my Lord*
149 In Thee is gladness
524 In Thee, Lord, have I put my trust
150 In this our happy Christmastide
254 In vain would boasting reason find
40 Isaiah, mighty seer in days of old
534 Jerusalem the golden*
539 Jerusalem, my happy home
541 Jerusalem, thou city fair and high
89 Jesus came, the heavens adoring
352 Jesus Christ is risen today
532 Jesus Christ, my sure Defense
316 Jesus Christ, our blessed Savior
317 Jesus Christ, our blessed Savior
285 Jesus Christ, our Lord most holy
362 Jesus I will never leave
353 Jesus lives! The victory's won
179 Jesus loves me
193 Jesus shall reign
426 Jesus sinners doth receive!
471 Jesus! and shall it ever be
547 Jesus, Brightness of the Father
293 Jesus, grant that balm and healing*
424 Jesus, I my cross have taken
287 Jesus, I will ponder now
379 Jesus, Jesus, only Jesus
209 Jesus, Lover of my soul
289 Jesus, my great High Priest*
156 Jesus, name of wondrous love
263 Jesus, priceless treasure
264 Jesus, priceless treasure
240 Jesus, refuge of the weary
587 Jesus, still lead on
84 Jesus, Sun of righteousness
568 Jesus, tender Shepherd, hear me
315 Jesus, the very thought of Thee
318 Jesus, Thou joy of loving hearts
432 Jesus, Thy blood and righteousness
372 Jesus, Thy boundless love to me
289 Join all the glorious names
138 Joy to the world! the Lord is come
319 Just as I am, without one plea
442 King of glory
34 Kyrie, God Father
41 Lamb of God, pure and holy
22 Let all the world in every corner sing
180 Let children hear the mighty deeds
427 Let me be Thine forever
165 Let the earth now praise the Lord
134 Let us all with gladsome voice
236 Let us ever walk with Jesus
194 Lift high the cross
91 Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates
92 Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates
425 Light of the minds
354 Like the golden sun ascending
98 Lo! He comes with clouds descending
391 Lo, God to heaven ascendeth!
121 Lo, how a rose e'er blooming*
200 Lo, many shall come*
390 Look, O look, the sight is glorious
545 Lord God, we all to Thee give praise
386 Lord God, who art my Father
23 Lord Jesus Christ, be present now
291 Lord Jesus Christ, my Life, my Light
258 Lord Jesus Christ, my Savior blest
322 Lord Jesus Christ, Thou living Bread
238 Lord Jesus Christ, true Man and God
311 Lord Jesus Christ, we humbly pray
511 Lord Jesus Christ, with us abide
320 Lord Jesus Christ, You have bestowed
496 Lord Jesus, think on me
212 Lord Jesus, Thou the Church's head
5 Lord Jesus, though but two or three
503 Lord Jesus, who art come
59 Lord of all hopefulness
459 Lord of glory, who hast bought us
439 Lord of our life and God of our salvation
502 Lord of the Church, we humbly pray
219 Lord, as Thou wilt, deal Thou with me
588 Lord, dismiss us with Thy blessing
255 Lord, hear the voice of my complaint
551 Lord, help us ever to retain
589 Lord, keep us steadfast in Thy Word
24 Lord, open Thou my heart to hear
210 Lord, take my hand and lead me
382 Lord, teach us how to pray aright
406 Lord, Thee I love with all my heart
222 Lord, tis not that I did choose Thee
450 Lord, to Thee I make confession
407 Love divine, all love excelling
183 Master of eager youth
327 May God be praised*
591 May God bestow on us His grace
419 Most ancient of all mysteries
528 My course is run
184 My faith looks up to Thee
512 My God, accept my heart this day
323 My God, and is Thy table spread
61 My heart is longing
197 My hope is built on nothing less
79 My inmost heart now raises
473 My life is hid in Jesus*
513 My Maker, be Thou nigh
303 My song is love unknown
47 My soul doth magnify the Lord
456 My soul, now bless thy Maker!
299 Nature with open volume stands
294 Near the cross was Mary weeping
305 Not all the blood of beasts
454 Not in anger, mighty God
433 Not what these hands have done
164 Now are the days fulfilled
355 Now Christ is risen!
248 Now Christ the sinless Son of God
131 Now hail the day so rich in cheer
480 Now hush your cries and shed no tear
499 Now I have found the ground wherein
476 Now lay we calmly in the grave
260 Now let triumphant faith dispel
40 Now let us to the Lord lift up our hearts*
19 Now may He who from the dead
267 Now praise we Christ, the holy One*
569 Now rest beneath night's shadow
135 Now sing we, now rejoice
63 Now thank we all our God
560 Now the day is over
570 Now the light has gone away
369 O bless the Lord, my soul (Montgomery)
60 O bless the Lord, my soul (Watts)
157 O blessed day when first was poured
80 O blessed holy Trinity
189 O blessed home where man and wife*
531 O blessed Sun whose splendor
190 O blest the house, whate'er befall
266 O Bread of life from heaven
104 O Bride of Christ, rejoice!
397 O Christ, our hope, our hearts' desire
198 O Christ, our true and only light
571 O Christ, who art the light and day
133 O come, all ye faithful
110 O come, O come, Emmanuel
332 O darkest woe!
401 O day full of grace
485 O day of rest and gladness
292 O dearest Jesus
400 O enter, Lord, Thy temple
522 O faithful God, thanks be to Thee
215 O Father, may Thy Word prevail
364 O for a faith that will not shrink
572 O gladsome Light, O Grace
170 O God of God, O Light of light
458 O God of mercy, God of might
160 O God, our help in ages past
549 O God, our Lord, Your holy Word
470 O God, Thou faithful God
590 O happy day when we shall stand
26 O Holy Ghost, Thou gift divine
27 O Holy Spirit, enter in
25 O Holy Spirit, grant us grace
120 O how beautiful the sky*
526 O how blest are ye whose toils are ended
460 O how great is Thy compassion
28 O how holy is this place
94 O how shall I receive Thee
136 O Jesus Christ, all praise to Thee
161 O Jesus Christ, Thy manger is
324 O Jesus, at Your altar now
325 O Jesus, blessed Lord, to Thee
278 O Jesus, King most wonderful
271 O Jesus, Lamb of God, Thou art
487 O Jesus, Lord of heavenly grace
399 O Light of God's most wondrous love
375 O little flock, fear not the foe
137 O little town of Bethlehem
326 O living Bread from heaven
440 O Lord, look down from heaven, behold
573 O Lord, my God, I cry to Thee
213 O Lord, our Father, shall we be confounded
327 O Lord, we praise Thee
505 O Lord, who in Thy love divine
62 O Love divine, how sweet Thou art
281 O Love, how deep
342 O paschal feast, what joy is thine!
163 O rejoice, ye Christians, loudly
334 O sacred Head, now wounded
335 O sacred Head, now wounded
97 O Savior, rend the heavens wide
365 O sing with exultation
272 O sinner, come thy sin to mourn
536 O Son of God, we wait for Thee
81 O splendor of God's glory bright
443 O that I had a thousand voices
441 O that the Lord would guide my ways
500 O Thou that hear'st when sinners cry
574 O Trinity, most blessed Light
516 O watch and pray
293 O what precious balm and healing
223 O wondrous type
171 O Word of God incarnate
336 Of my life the life, O Jesus
181 Of the Father's love begotten
216 Of Zion's honor angels sing!
392 On Christ's ascension I now build
195 On Galilee's high mountain
106 On Jordan's bank the herald's cry
268 On Mary, Virgin undefiled
593 On my heart imprint Thine image
598 On my heart imprint Thine image (choir)
594 On what has now been sown
141 Once He came in blessing
139 Once in royal David's city
182 One thing needful
29 Open now thy gates of beauty
30 Open now thy gates of beauty
337 Our blessed Savior seven times spoke
187 Our Father, by whose name
383 Our Father, Thou in heaven above
384 Our Father, throned in heaven above
514 Our Lord and God, O bless this day
601 Our table now with food is spread
545 Our thanks and praise to Thee be given*
453 Out of the deep I call
452 Out of the depths I cry to Thee
295 Over Kedron Jesus treadeth
595 Peace to soothe our bitter woes
148 Praise God the Lord, ye sons of men
592 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow
475 Praise God, this hour of sorrow
497 Praise the Almighty, my soul, adore Him!
64 Praise the Lord, ye heavens, adore Him
7 Praise to the Father, the glorious King of creation!
65 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
596 Praise to Thee and adoration
67 Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
387 Prayer is the soul's sincere desire
533 Preserve Thy Word, O Savior
50 Rejoice today with one accord
543 Rejoice, rejoice, believers
142 Rejoice, rejoice, this happy morn
132 Rejoice, rejoice, ye Christians
376 Rejoice, the Lord is King!
280 Ride on! ride on in majesty
555 Rise again, ye lion-hearted
518 Rise! To arms! With prayer
105 Rise, children of the kingdom!
253 Rise, my soul, to watch and pray
199 Rise, Thou light of Gentile nations
217 Rise, ye children of salvation
286 Rock of ages
408 Round the Lord in glory seated
227 Salvation unto us is come
90 Savior of the nations come
597 Savior, again to Thy dear name we raise
296 Savior, when in dust to Thee
207 Seek where ye may to find a way
507 Send, O Lord, Thy Holy Spirit
183 Shepherd of tender youth*
140 Silent night!
46 Sing praise to the God of Israel
464 Sing to the Lord of harvest
298 Sing, my tongue, how glorious battle
338 So rest, my Rest
417 So truly as I live, God saith
520 Soldiers of Christ, arise
172 Songs of thankfulness and praise
328 Soul, adorn thyself with gladness
230 Speak, O Lord, Thy servant heareth
201 Spread, O spread, thou mighty Word
548 Stars of the morning
297 Stricken, smitten, and afflicted
577 Sun of my soul
469 Sweet is the work
300 Sweet the moments, rich in blessing
444 Take my life and let it be
557 Ten thousand times ten thousand
490 That man a godly life might live*
99 The advent of our King
158 The ancient law departs
100 The Bridegroom soon will call us
486 The Church's one foundation
538 The day is surely drawing near
356 The day of resurrection
329 The death of Jesus Christ, our Lord
69 The God of Abraham praise
233 The Gospel shows the Father's grace
143 The happy Christmas comes once more
393 The Head that once was crowned
370 The King of love my Shepherd is
101 The King shall come when morning dawns
259 The kingdom Satan founded
489 The Law commands and makes us know
492 The Law of God is good and wise
71 The Lord hath helped me hitherto
339 The Lord into His Father's hands
368 The Lord my faithful Shepherd is
371 The Lord's my Shepherd, I'll not want
404 The Lord, my God, be praised
167 The Morning Star upon us gleams*
405 The mystery hidden from the eyes
93 The new church year again is come
224 The only Son from heaven
153 The people that in darkness sat
243 The power of sin no longer
78 The radiant sun shines in the skies
273 The royal banners forward go
559 The Son of God goes forth to war
173 The star proclaims the King is here
357 The strife is o'er
83 The sun arises now
575 The sun has gone down
562 The sun's last beam of light is gone
302 The tree of life
477 The will of God is always best
534 The world is very evil
44 Thee God we praise, Thy name we bless
409 Thee will I love, my Strength, my Tower
301 There is a fountain filled with blood
218 There is a safe and secret place
200 There many shall come from the east
490 These are the holy Ten Commands
515 Thine forever! God of love
221 Thine honor save, O Christ, our Lord!
73 Thine is the glory
31 This day at Thy creating Word
32 This is the day the Lord hath made
359 This is the feast
162 This little Babe so few days old
363 Thou art the Way: to Thee alone
151 Thou Light of Gentile nations
237 Thou to whom the sick and dying
505 Thou, who the night in prayer didst spend*
202 Thou, whose almighty Word
527 Though in midst of life we be*
414 Through Jesus' blood and merit
566 Thus far the Lord has led me
196 Thy hand, O God, has guided
144 Thy little ones, dear Lord, are we
449 Thy love, O gracious God and Lord
290 Thy soul, O Jesus, hallow me
72 Thy strong Word did cleave the darkness
208 Thy way and all thy sorrows
21 To God be glory
247 To Jordan came our Lord, the Christ
154 To shepherds as they watched by night
159 To the name of our salvation
131 To us is born a blessed Child*
227 To us salvation now is come*
358 Today in triumph Christ arose
360 Triumphant from the grave
269 True God, and yet a Man
304 Upon the cross extended
529 Vain world, now farewell!
544 Wake, awake for night is flying
95 Wake, the welcome day appeareth
37 We all believe in one true God, Father
38 We all believe in one true God, Maker
421 We are called by one vocation
275 We bless Thee, Jesus Christ our Lord
122 We Christians may rejoice today
445 We give Thee but Thine own
234 We have a sure prophetic Word
33 We now implore God the Holy Ghost
466 We praise Thee, O God, our Redeemer
45 We sing Thy praise, O God
152 We sing, Immanuel, Thy praise
394 We thank Thee, Jesus, dearest Friend
428 Weary of all trumpeting
385 What a friend we have in Jesus
145 What Child is this?
519 What God ordains is always good
446 What is the world to me
306 What wondrous love
519 Whate'er my God ordains is right*
256 When afflictions sore oppress you
107 When all the world was cursed
146 When Christmas morn is dawning
479 When earth with all its joys defeats me
308 When I survey the wondrous cross
380 When in our music God is glorified
257 When in the hour of utmost need
231 When Israel through the desert passed
85 When morning gilds the skies
481 When my last hour is close at hand
276 When o'er my sins I sorrow
274 When our heads are bowed with woe
111 When sinners see their lost condition
578 Where wilt Thou go since night draws near
147 While shepherds watched their flocks by night
86 While yet the morn is breaking
483 Who knows when death may overtake me?
261 Who trusts in God, a strong abode
39 Whoever would be saved
377 Why should cross and trial grieve me?
265 Wide open are Thy hands
498 Wilt Thou forgive
406 With all my heart I love Thee, Lord*
455 With broken heart and contrite sigh
82 With the Lord begin thy task
225 With trembling awe the chosen three
185 Within the Father's house
56 Ye lands, to the Lord
186 Ye parents, hear what Jesus taught
366 Ye sons and daughters of the King
540 Ye watchers and ye holy ones
417 Yea, as I live, Jehovah saith*
550 Zion mourns in fear and anguish
321 Zion, to thy Savior singing

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