SDA Hymnals with Audio (651-698)

651. Happy the Home That Welcomes You

Happy the home that welcomes You, Lord Jesus,
Truest of friends, most honored guest of all,
Where hearts and eyes are bright with joy to greet You,
Your lightest wishes eager to fulfill.

Happy the home where men and wife together
Are of one mind believing in Your love:
Through love and pain, prosperity and hardship,
Through good and evil days Your care they prove.

Happy the home, O loving Friend of children,
Where they are giv’n to You with hands of prayer,
Where at Your feet they early learn to listen
To Your own words, and thank You for Your care.

652. Love at Home

There is beauty all around, When there’s love at home;
There is joy in every sound, When there’s love at home.
Peace and plenty here abide, Smiling fair on every side;
Time doth softly, sweetly glide, When there’s love at home.

Love at home, love at home;
Time doth softly, sweetly glide,
When there’s love at home.

Kindly heaven smiles above, When there’s love at home;
All the earth is fill’d with love, When there’s love at home.
Sweeter sings the brooklet by, Brighter beams the azure sky;
O, there’s One who smiles on high When there’s love at home.

Jesus, make me wholly Thine, Then there’s love at home;
May Thy sacrifice be mine, Then there’s love at home.
Safely from all harm I’ll rest, With no sinful care distress’d,
Thro’ Thy tender mercy blessed, When there’s love at home.

653. Lead Them, My God, to Thee

Lead them, my God, to Thee, Lead them to Thee,
These children dear of mine, Thou gavest me;
O, by Thy love divine, Lead them, my God, to Thee;
Lead them, my God, to Thee, Lead them to Thee.

When earth looks bright and fair, Festive and gay,
Let no delusive snare Lure them astray;
But from temptation’s power, Lead them, my God, to Thee,
Lead them, my God, to Thee, Lead them to Thee.

E’en for such little ones, Christ came a child,
And in this world of sin Lived undefiled.
O, for His sake, I pray, Lead them, my God, to Thee,
Lead them, my God, to Thee, Lead them to Thee.

Yea, though my faith be dim, I would believe
That Thou this precious gift Wilt now receive;
O take their young hearts now, Lead them my God to Thee,
Lead them, my God, to Thee, Lead them to Thee.

654. Lord, Bless Our Homes

Lord, bless our homes with peace and love and laughter,
With understanding and with loyalty.
May we together follow Christ the Master
And know the blessing of His sov’reignty.

May every heart receive His loving spirit
And know the t4ruth that makes life truly free;
Then, in that spirit may we live united,
And find in God our deep security.

Forgive the hurts our selfishness inflicted
On whose we love and those who love us best.
Christ, heal the scars and draw us all together
In Him whose will is peace and joy and rest.

Father, in gratitude for homes and loved one,
We open now our hearts to all mankind.
Grand us Your spirit love for one another
So in Your peace may we our concord find.

655. Happy the Home

Happy the home when God is there,
and love fills every breast;
when one their wish, and one their prayer,
and one their heavenly rest.

Happy the home where Jesus’ name
is sweet to every ear;
where children early speak his fame,
and parents hold him dear.

Happy the home where prayer is heard,
and praise is wont to rise;
where parents love the sacred Word
and all its wisdom prize.

Lord, let us in our homes agree
this blessed peace to gain;
unite our hearts in love to thee,
and love to all will reign.

656. O Perfect Love

O perfect Love, all human thought transcending,
lowly we kneel in prayer before thy throne,
that theirs may be the love which knows no ending,
whom thou forevermore dost join in one.

O perfect Life, be thou their full assurance
of tender charity and steadfast faith,
of patient hope and quiet, brave endurance,
with childlike trust that fears nor pain nor death.

Grant them the joy which brightens earthly sorrow;
grant them the peace which calms all earthly strife,
and to life’s day the glorious unknown morrow
that dawns upon eternal love and life.

657. O God, From Whom Mankind

O God from whom mankind derives its name;
Whose covenant of grace remains the same,
Be with these two who now before You wait;
Enlarge the love they come to consecrate.

May through their union other lives be blessed;
Their door be wide to stranger and to guest,
Give them the understanding that is kind,
Grant them the blessing of an open mind.

Preserve their days from inwardness of hear;
To each the gift of truthful speech impart.
Their bond be strong against all strain and strife
Amid the changes of this earthly life.

From stage to stage on life’s unfolding way
Bring to their mind the vows they make this day,
Your Spirit be their Guide in every move,
Their faith in Christ the basis of their love.

658. Heavenly Father, Hear Our Prayer

Heav’nly Father, hear our prayer
As we bow before You:
Bless them in the life they share,
Humble we implore You.
Be their guide in all endeavors,
Be their hope that nothing severs;
Constant source of love divine,
Let Your love within them shine!

As they pledge their love this day
Here before Your altar,
May their hearts,, upon You stayed,
Never fail or falter.
Be their comfort in all sorrow;
Be their reason for tomorrow.
Grant them strength to live each hour
Trusting solely in Your pow’r.

Blest Creator, Lord of life,
Hear our glad thanksgiving.
Husband You have joined to wife
For their earthly living.
Justified by Jesus’ merit,
Life eternal they inherit.
When their days on earth have passed,
Take them to Your home at last!

659. May the Grace of Christ Our Savior

May the grace of Christ our Savior
And the Father’s boundless love,
With the Holy Spirit’s favor,
Rest upon them from above.

Thus may they abide in union
With each other and the Lord,
And possess, in sweet communion,
Joys which earth cannot afford.

660. Glory Be to the Father

Glory be to the Father,
and to the Son,
and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen, Amen.

661. Holy, Holy, Holy

Holy, holy, holy, Holy is the Lord!
Holy, holy, holy, Holy is our God!
He who always liveth, Evermore the same
Heav’n and earth He ruleth, Come and praise His name!

Holy, holy, holy, Holy is the Lord!
Holy, holy, holy, Holy is our God!
Glorious adn beloved Is the One adored!
Holy, holy, holy, Holy is the Lord.


662. Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

Let all mortal flesh keep silence,
And with fear and trembling stand;
Ponder nothing earthly-minded,
For with blessing in his hand,
Christ our God to earth descendeth,
Our full homage to demand. Amen.

663. Amens

A-men, A—men.



A—men, (A-men.)


A-men, A-men, A—men.

664. Sevenfold Amen


665. All Things Come of Thee

All things come of thee, O Lord;
and of thine own have we given thee.

666. Cast Thy Burden Upon the Lord

Cast thy burden upon the Lord,
And He shall sustain thee;
He never will suffer the righteous to fall;
He is at thy right hand.
Thy mercy, Lord, is great, and far above the heavens;
Let none be made ashamed, that wait upon Thee.

667. Lord, Bless Thy Word to Every Heart

Lord, bless Thy word to every heart
In this Thy house today,
And help us each as now we part,
Its precepts to obey.


668. O Thou Who Hearest

O Thou who hearest every heartfelt prayer,
With Thy rich grace, Lord, all our hearts prepare;
Thou art our life, Thou art our love and light,
O let this Sabbath hour with Him be bright. Amen.


669. The Lord Bless You and Keep You

The Lord bless you and keep you,
the Lord life His countenance upon you,
and give you peace;
the Lord make His face to shine upon you,
and be gracious unto you,
be gracious,
the Lord be gracious unto you.


670. We Give Thee But Thine Own

We give Thee but Thine own,
What-e’er the gift may be;
All that we have is Thine alone,
A trust, O Lord, from Thee.


671. Now, Dear Lord, As We Pray

Now, dear Lord, as we pray,
take our hearts and minds far away
from the press of the world all around
to your throne where grace does abound.
May our lives be transformed by Your love,
may our souls be refreshed from above.
At this moment, let people everywhere
join us now as we come to You in prayer.


672. Spirit of the Living God

Spirit of the living God,
Fall afresh on me!
Spirit of the living God,
Fall afresh on me!
Break me, melt me, mold me, fill me!
Spirit of the living God,
Fall afresh on me!


673. May God Be With You

May God be with you Till we meet again,
May God be with you, Keep you safe till then;
And may His blessings Be within your heart,
May God be with you While we’re apart,
May God be with you.

May God be with you, Watch you from above,
May God protect you in His tender love;
And with the dawning Of each bright, new day,
May God be with you, To guide your way,
May God be with you.


674. Shalom

Shalom, good friends,
shalom, good friends,
shalom, shalom.
Till we meet again,
till we meet again,
shalom, shalom.

675. May the Lord Bless and Keep You

May the Lord bless you and keep you
both now and evermore.
Amen, Amen.

676. Thy Word Is a Lantern

Thy Word is a lantern unto my feet,
And a light unto my path.

677. Heavenly Father, to Thee We Pray

Heavenly Father, to Thee we pray,
On the holy Sabbath day;
Through Thy Word Thy will make known;
May each heart become Thy throne,
Let Thy living water flow
That we Thy boundless love may know.


678. God Be in My Head

God be in my head, and in my understanding;
God be in mine eyes, and in my looking;
God be in my mouth, and in my speaking;
God be in my heart, and in my thinking;
God be at mine end, and at my departing.

679. God Be in My Head

God be in my head,
And in my thinking.
god be in my eyes,
And in my looking.
God be in my mouth
And in my speaking.
Oh, God be in my hear,
And in my understanding.

680. Holy Spirit, Hear Us

Holy Spirit, hear us;
Help us while we sing;
Breath into the music
Of the praise we bring.

Holy Spirit, prompt us
When we kneel to pray;
Nearer come, and teach us
What we ought to say.

Holy Spirit, shine Thou
On the Book we read;
Gild it’s holy pages
With the light we need.


681. This Is the Day the Lord Hath Made

This is the day the Lord hath made;
he calls the hours his own.
Let heaven rejoice, let earth be glad,
and praise surround the throne.


682. As You Have Promised, Lord

As You have promised, Lord, today,
You are letting Your servant go away in peace.
May eyes have seen You in broad daylight
before all nations, planning salvation.
Light of revelation for the nations,
and glory of Your people Israel.


683. Jesus, Stand Among Us

Jesus, stand among us
In Thy risen power;
Let this time of worship
Be a hallowed hour.

Breathe the Holy Spirit
Into every heart;
Bid the fears and sorrows
From each soul depart.

Thus with quickened footsteps
We pursue our way,
Watching for the dawning
Of eternal day.


684. Hear Our Prayer, O Lord

Hear Our Prayer, O Lord,
Hear our prayer, O Lord;
Incline Thine ear to us,
And grant us Thy peace.


685. Cause Me to Hear

Cause me to hear Thy loving kindness in the morning,
for in Thee do I trust.
Cause me to know they way where-in I shall walk
for I lift up my soul to Thee.

686. Bless Thou the Gifts

Bless thou the gifts our hands have brought;
bless thou the work our hearts have planned.
Ours is the faith, the will, the thought;
the rest, O God, is in thy hand.


687. The Lord Is in His Holy Temple

The Lord is in HIs holy temple,
The Lord is in His holy temple,
Let all the earth be silent
be silent before Him.


688. Surely, Surely

Surely, surely the Lord has been here,
Surely angels still linger near;
I hear music soft on my ear,
I feel His Spirit,
I have no fear.


689. Day by Day, Dear Lord

Day by day, Dear Lord, of Thee three things I pray:
To see Thee more clearly, Love Thee more dearly,
Follow Thee more nearly, Day by day.


690. Dismiss Us, Lord With Blessing

Dismiss us, Lord, with blessing, we pray;
As from Thy worship we go our ways;
Guide in life’s conflicts, all through the day;
Save in Thy kingdom, Thine be the praise.


691. Lead Me, Lord

Lead me, Lord, lead me in thy righteousness;
make thy way plain before my face.

For it is thou, Lord, thou, Lord only,
that makest me dwell in safety.


692. The Lord Is in His Holy Temple

The Lord is in His holy temple,
The Lord is in His holy temple,
Let all the earth keep silence,
Let all the earth keep silence, before Him,
Keep silence, keep silence, before Him.


693. Almighty Father

Almighty Father, hear our prayer,
and bless all souls that wait before Thee.

694. Praise God, From Whom All Blessings

Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.


695. Praise God, From Whom All Blessings

Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.


696 – I will extol the Lord

I will extol the Lord at all times;
his praise will always be on my lips.
My soul will boast in the Lord;
let the afflicted hear and rejoice.
Glorify the Lord with me;
let us exalt his name together.

I sought the Lord, and he answered me;
He delivered me from all my fears.
Those who look to him are radiant;
their faces are never covered with shame.

This poor man called, and the Lord heard him;
he saved him out of all his troubles
The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him,
And he delivers them.

Taste and see that the Lord is good;
blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.
Fear the Lord, you his saints,
for those who fear him lack nothing.

The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them;
He delivers them from all their troubles.
The Lord is close to the broken hearted
And saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Evil will slay the wicked;
The foes of the righteous will be condemned.
The Lord Redeems his servants;
No one who takes refuge in him will be condemned.

– Psalm 34, N.I.V


697. Shout to the Lord

This is a piano arrangement of the hymn “Shout To the Lord  arranged by Carol Tornquist, taken from the book “Big Purple Book of Praise & Worship Piano Solos”, published by Word Music.

Lyrics as follows:

Shout to the Lord

My Jesus, my Savior, Lord, there is none like you. All of my days I want to praise the wonders of your mighty love. My comfort, my shelter, tower of refuge and strength, Let ev’ry breath, all that I am, never cease to worship you.

Chorus: Shout to the Lord, all the earth, let us sing power and majesty, praise to the King. Mountains bow down and the seas will roar at the sound of your name. I sing for joy at the work of your hands. Forever I’ll love you, forever I’ll stand. Nothing compares to the promise I have in you.

698 – How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place

How lovely is thy dwelling place,
O Lord of hosts!

My soul longs, yea, faints 
for the courts of the Lord; 
my heart and flesh sing for joy 
to the living God.

Even the sparrow finds a home,
and the swallow a nest for herself,
where she may lay her young,
at thy altars, 0 Lord of hosts,
my King and my God.
Blessed are those who dwell in thy house,
ever singing thy praise!

For a day in thy courts is better 
than a thousand elsewhere.
I would rather be a doorkeeper
in the house of my God
than dwell in the tents of wickedness.

For the Lord God is a sun and shield;
he bestows favor and honor.
No good thing does the Lord withhold
from those who walk uprightly.

O Lord of hosts,
blessed is the man who trusts in thee!

– From Psalm 84,R.S.V.

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