Song lyrics to ‘Above the starry spheres’, attributed to Ambrose of Milan (340-397) (Jam Christus astra ascenderat); translated from Latin to English in 1873. Above the starry spheres,To where He was before, Christ had gone up, the Father’s gift Upon the Church to pour.
Adam, Our Father and Our Head,Transgressed, and justice doomed us dead; The fiery law speaks all despair: There’s no reprieve nor pardon there.
Song lyrics to Behold the Saviour at the Door – words by W. H. Bagby (1903) Behold the Saviour at the door! He gently knocks—has knocked before; Has waited long—is waiting still; You use no other friend so ill. Open the door, He’ll enter in, And sup with you, and you with Him. Oh lovely […]
Song lyrics to The Wedding Banquet Lyrics, aka. I Cannot Come This hymn by American Medical Mission Sister Miriam Therese Winter is based on the parable of the wedding banquet, from Matthew 22. It was originally published in her 1966, collection “Joy is Like the Rain“. It has subsequently been published in other books, including Songlines.