Sermons on Hymn Singing

Sermons on Hymn Singing

We Rest On Thee – Hymn (6 min)

The hymn “We Rest On Thee”, sung by young people from Roseisle Gospel Hall in Manitoba, Canada, to the tune “Finlandia”. “We Rest on Thee” was written by Edith G. Cherry (1872-1897). Lyrics: We rest on Thee, our Shield and our Defender! We go not forth alone against the foe; Strong in Thy strength, safe in Thy keeping tender, We rest on Thee, and in Thy name we go. Yea, in Thy name, O Captain of salvation! In Thy dear…

Hymns of Praise from Helions (40 min)

A rousing selection of hymns from the Helions Bumpstead (Essex, UK) Easter conference hymn sings (2016-2023). Hymns included: O what a wonderful wonderful day Because He lives He lives He lives God is still on the throne When peace like a river In God’s green pastures feeding The old rugged cross No one ever cared for me like Jesus I stand amazed in the presence The Bible stands I cannot tell why He whom angels worship Great is Thy faithfulness…

Hymns of Worship from the Believer’s Hymn Book (18 min)

Young people, attending the Gospel Hall Toronto Bible conference in 2024, get together to sing hymns from the Believer’s Hymn Book. Hymn list: To Calvary Lord in Spirit Now (Edward Denny) Saviour We Remember Thee (S. Trevor Francis) Behold a Spotless Victim Dies (Anonymous) Gazing on Thee Lord in Glory (Miss Centra Thompson) O Blessed Lord What Hast Thou Done (Mary Bowly Peters) O Wondrous Hour When Jesus Thou (Edward Denny) Praise God From Whom All Blessing Flow (Thomas Ken)…

There is a God, He Is Alive – Hymn (3 min)

The hymn “There is a God He Is Alive”, joyfully sung by young people from Roseisle Gospel Hall in Manitoba, Canada. Lyrics: There is, beyond the azure blue, A God, concealed from human sight, He tinted skies with heav’nly hue And framed the worlds with His great might. There is a God, He is alive In Him we live, and we survive From dust our God, created man He is our God, the great I am. There was a long,…

Hymn Singing and Scenery from England (100 min)

100 minutes of hymn singing from various Bible conferences held at the Curzon St Meeting Room, Derby, England. The video contains photos of scenes from each county in England, in alphabetical order. Hymn selection: 00.00 What was it blessed God? (Ann Taylor Gilbert) 03.12 Awake each soul, awake each tongue! (Thomas Kelly) 05.43 O blessed God what hast Thou done? (Mary Bowley Peters) 09.34 Jesus that name is love (J.G. Deck) 13.36 Guide us O Thou gracious Saviour (William Williams)…

O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go – Hymn (3 min)

The hymn “O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go”, joyfully sung by young people from Roseisle Gospel Hall in Manitoba, Canada. Lyrics: O Love, that wilt not let me go, I rest my weary soul in Thee; I give Thee back the life I owe, That in Thine ocean depths its flow May richer, fuller be. O Light, that followest all my way, I yield my flickering torch to Thee; My heart restores its borrowed ray, That in Thy…

Part 3 – Hymns for the Little Flock (26 min)

A selection of hymns from “Hymns for the Little Flock” hymn book, sung at Curzon St Meeting Room, Derby, conference May 2012. Come let us join our cheerful songs (Isaac Watts) With Christ our theme begins (Charles Wesley) Love diving all praise excelling (Charles Wesley) Worthy of homage and of praise (Miss F.T. Wigram) Behold the Lamb with glory crowned (Thomas Kelly) Unto Him who loved us, gave us every pledge (Samuel Miller Waring) Praise Him who laid His glory…

Part 2 – Hymns for the Little Flock (32 min)

A selection of hymns from “Hymns for the Little Flock” hymn book, sung at Curzon St Meeting Room, Derby, conference May 1991. Lord what is man? ‘Tis He who died (J.G. Deck) Glory glory everlasting (Thomas Kelly) Behold the Lamb with Glory Crowned (Thomas Kelly) Our hearts are full of Christ (Charles Wesley) Holy Saviour we adore Thee (Samuel Prideaux Tregelles) Eternal praise our God shall rise (Samuel Davies) Lord Jesus when we think of Thee (J. G. Deck) Break…

It Is a Thing Most Wonderful – Hymn (3 min)

The hymn “It is a thing most wonderful”, beautifully sung by young people from Roseisle Gospel Hall in Manitoba, Canada. I cannot tell how God could love A child so weak and full of sin; His love must be most wonderful If He could die my love to win. It is a thing most wonderful, Almost too wonderful to be, That God’s own Son should come from heaven, And die to save a soul like me. And yet I know…

Roseisle Conference Singing (30 min)

Hymn singing from Roseisle Gospel Hall conference, Manitoba, Canada. Hymns: Rock of ages cleft for me I’m but a stranger here Our Lord is now rejected When I survey the wondrous cross Just as I am without one plea Praise God from whom all blessings flow My redeemer O what beauties Christians go and tell of Jesus The gospel of Thy grace O Christ He is the fountain Man of sorrows O Christ in Thee my soul has found Recorded…

Hymn Singing and Scenery from the USA (50 min)

50 minutes of hymn singing by a group of men and women from Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, Michigan, USA, selected from a number of their CD’s, produced in the 1990’s and the 2000’s. Composer and director: Elizabeth Vallance. Hymn selection: Love, Wonderful Love of God & For God So Loved the World O Lord When We The Path Retrace O Lord It Is Thyself To Meet There is a Name I Love to Hear & Thank You Lord for…

Kilravock Conference Singing (52 min)

50 minutes of acapella hymn singing from the Kilravock conference that was held annually in Kilravock Castle, which lies between Inverness and Nairn in Scotland. This recording was made in the 1970’s. 00:00 I Am The Lord’s O Joy Beyond Expression 01:21 O Lord Who Now Art Seated 04:34 Rejoice! the Lord is King 06:54 O Christ He is the Fountain 11:11 My Redeemer! O What Beauties 14:17 Look Ye Saints the Sight is Glorious 16:44 Abba, Father! We Adore…

Gospel Hymns – The Last Call (43 min)

A collection of gospel hymns sung by Harry McClelland, accompanied on the keyboard by Sammy Campbell, recorded in 1989 in Belfast (Album originally entitled “The Last Call”): 00:00 The Lamb of God for Sinners Died 02:22 ‘Tis a True and Faithful Saying 04:32 On Calvary’s Brow My Saviour Died 08:13 ‘Tis the Grandest Theme Through The Ages Rung 10:27 Just As I Am Without One Plea 13:15 Come Hear the Gospel Sound 15:22 O Sinner The Saviour Is Calling for…

Alan Parks Hymns (22 min)

6 hymns from Alan Parks’s albums: 00.00 – My Redeemer O what beauties 03.50 – O Blessed Lord what hast Thou done 06.44 – Gathered to Thy name Lord Jesus 10.58 – I am waiting for the dawning 14.23 – The crowning day is coming 18.11 – Jesus is coming again To listen to more of Alan Parks’s hymns, check your streaming service or look for MP3 downloads or CDs from your music retailer. Tracks featured here used with kind…

Gospel Hall Hymn Singing – Part 2 (50 min)

Hymns from Gospel Hall conferences: 00.05 – I am waiting for the dawning 02.55 – There is a land of pure delight 05.32 – I know not when but this I know 08.58 – My Redeemer O what beauties 12.35 – God holds the key to all unknown 14.28 – Great God of wonders 17.36 – When I shall wake in that fair morn of morns 22.59 – The perfect righteousness of God 25.43 – Out of the ivory palaces…

Gospel Hall Hymn Singing – Part 1 (44 min)

Hymns from Gospel Hall conferences: 00.04 – What was it blessed God? 03.16 – I am so glad that our Father in heaven 05.18 – When I survey the wondrous cross 09.25 – O joy of the justified 12.36 – Jesus lover of my soul 17.01 – In the land of fadeless day 19.46 – He’ll come and tarry not 23.15 – Glory to Thee Thou Son of God most high 29.01 – Moment by moment 31.08 – The crowning…

Glorious Welsh Hymn Tunes (38 min)

Why make available on GHA a recording of hymns from 1963, sung by 5,000 Welsh men and women in the Welsh language – to mainly Welsh tunes – in the Royal Albert Hall in London? Because these are some of the most beautiful tunes ever composed. Some have tricky harmonies and minor keys – but persevere; this recording will help you learn these wonderful tunes. The tune names, along with suggested hymns in English to which they can be sung,…

Singing from Trimsaran, Wales (36 min)

The “Trimsaran Bible Readings”, in south west Wales, UK, took place each August for several decades in the second half of the 20th century and featured famed Welsh singing. Here’s a recording of the following 11 hymns from the 1975 meetings: Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour Thou O Lord our souls adoring view On Christ salvation rests secure O Christ Thou Son of God Lord of glory we adore Thee What raised the wondrous thought (Albert Leckie, who led the…

Part 1 – Hymns for the Little Flock (48 min)

A selection of hymns from “Hymns for the Little Flock” hymn book, sung at Curzon St Meeting Room, Derby, conferences, 2008-09: Let saints on earth their anthems raise Awake each soul, awake each tongue! What was it blessed God? O blessed God what hast Thou done? Jesus that name is love Guide us O Thou gracious Saviour And is it so I shall be like Thy Son? Lord Jesus are we one with Thee? O Jesus Lord ’tis joy to…

The King of Love My Shepherd Is – Acapella Hymn (2 min)

The hymn “The King of Love My Shepherd Is” sung by young people from Roseisle Gospel Hall, Manitoba Canada. The King of love my Shepherd is, Whose goodness faileth never; I nothing lack if I am His And He is mine for ever. Where streams of living water flow My ransomed soul He leadeth, And where the verdant pastures grow With food celestial feedeth. Perverse and foolish oft I strayed, But yet in love He sought me, And on His…

What a Gathering – Harry McClelland and Sammy Campbell (37 min)

“What a Gathering” is a collection of hymns sung by Harry McClelland, accompanied on the keyboard by Sammy Campbell, recorded in 1987 in Belfast: 00.00 I’ve Found a Friend O Such a Friend 02.19 The Sands of Time are Sinking 05.10 And Is It So I Shall Be Like Thy Son 07.43 O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go 09.51 Glory To Thee Thou Son of God Most High 12.56 Face to Face With Christ My Saviour 16.01 What…

Fairest Lord Jesus – Hymn (4 min)

The hymn “Fairest Lord Jesus” sung by young people from Roseisle Gospel Hall, Manitoba Canada. Lyrics: Fairest Lord Jesus, ruler of all nature O thou of God and man the Son Thee will I cherish, Thee will I honour Thou, my soul’s glory, joy, and crown. All fairest beauty, heavenly and earthly, Wondrously, Jesus, is found in Thee, None can be nearer, fairer or dearer, Than Thou My Saviour art to me. Beautiful Saviour! Lord of all the nations, Son…

Gospel Hymn Singing from the Stark Rd Conf (23 min)

Hymns included are: “Years I spent in vanity and pride”; “Christ the Saviour of sinners came”; “Nothing either great or small”; “Would you be free from your burden of sin?”; “Jesus is our Shepherd”; “Lord Jesus I love Thee”; “Simply trusting every day”; “Sovereign grace o’er sin abounding”; “O love that wilt not let me go”; “O the deep deep love of Jesus”; and “The gospel of Thy grace”.

Larne Conference Singing (70 min)

70 minutes of acapella hymn singing from the 1985 “Larne Bible Readings” held annually in the Northern Irish coastal town of Larne, Co Antrim. The precentor was the late Arnot Caulfield. Hymns featured are all from the Gospel Hymn Book, published by John Ritchie Ltd, Kilmarnock, Scotland. “How bright that blessed hope” “Ransomed saints your voices raise” “Awake and sing the song” “Praise the Saviour ye who know Him” “The Lord’s our rock in Him we hide” “There is a…

Coleraine Singing 2000 (79 min)

A collection of hymns from the Coleraine Gospel Meetings held in the year 2000. Hymns featured: “O blessed God how kind”; “Lord Jesus Thou who only art”; “From Egypt lately come”; “Hark ’tis the watchman’s cry”; “O Jesus, O Jesus, how vast Thy love to me”; “The cross of Christ what untold love”; “Let us sing, let us sing, of the Lord of the Lord”; “Jesus once was dead, now liveth”; “When the Saviour said ”tis finished’”; “Down from the…

Hymns from the 1990 Belfast Easter Conference (76 min)

Hymns: “Praise the peerless name of Jesus”; “Lord Jesus Thou who only art”; “Lord Jesus what grace do I see in Thy face”; “I am waiting for the dawning”; “On His Father’s throne is seated”; “Saviour through the desert lead us”; “O Lord of heaven and earth and sea”; “He leadeth me O blessed thought”; “There is a name I love to hear”; “I am waiting for Thee Lord”; “The glory shines before me”; “Lord I desire to live as…

PART 2 – Gospel Hymn Singing (49 min)

PART 2 of 2 – Hymn singing from gospel meetings in Chapman’s Store, near Portadown, Northern Ireland, in 1997. Hymns included are: “Where will you spend eternity?”; “Life at best is very brief”; “We love to sing of the Lord who died”; “Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?”; “O come sinner come”; “Just as I am without one plea”; “Among the ransomed glad and fair”; “How wondrous a Saviour is God’s blessed Son”; “I’ve a soul to…

PART 1 – Gospel Hymn Singing (65 min)

PART 1 of 2 – Hymn singing from gospel meetings in Chapman’s Store, near Portadown, Northern Ireland, in 1997. 800 voices combine to sing the following hymns: “Down from the glory the Saviour came”; “It is good to be here”; “Redeemed how I love to proclaim it”; “There’s a voice that is calling to thee”; “Are you weary and sad ‘neath the burden of sin?”; “He’ll come and tarry not”; “By faith in a glorified Christ on the throne”; “There’s…

Gospel Hymn Singing – Toronto Conference 1991 (25 min)

Hymns include one or more verses of “God in Mercy Sent His Son”, “God Loved the World of Sinners Lost”, “Break Thou the Bread of Life”, “Great God of Wonders All Thy Ways”, “I am Waiting for the Dawning”, “To God be the Glory”, “The Perfect Righteousness of God”, “Years I Spent in Vanity and Pride”, “Look to the Saviour on Calvary’s Tree”, and “God is Calling the Prodigal”.

Gospel Hymn Singing – Toronto Conference 1989 (19 min)

Hymns include one or more verses of “Just as I am”, “I will sing of my Redeemer”, “At the Cross”, “Out of my bondage, sorrow and night”, “He’ll come and tarry not”, “There’s a story ever new”, “By faith in a glorified Christ”, “I’m praying for you”, and “One there is who loves thee”.  

Bicester Singing – Feb 2020 (80 min)

Hymns: “When We Walk With The Lord”, “What A Fellowship”, “Gathered to Thy Name Lord Jesus”, “Man of Sorrows”, “Worthy Worthy Worthy”, “How Great Thou Art”, “Great is Thy Faithfulness”, “Praise the Saviour”, “In Thy Name O Lord Assembling”, “Fairest of All The Earth Beside”, “Behold The Lamb with Glory Crowned”, “Crown Him With Many Crowns”, “O Lord Who Now Art Seated”, “I’m Pressing on the Upward Way”, “He Leadeth Me O Blessed Thought”, “Lord Jesus Thou Who Only Art”,…

Bicester Singing 2019 (D) (31 min)

31 minutes of singing inc: “Tell Me The Story of Jesus”; “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say”; “‘Twas Love That Sought Gethsemane”; “Eternal Light, Eternal Light”; “I Stand All Amazed At The Love Jesus Offers Me”; “Moment by Moment”; “And Is It So We Shall Be Like Thy Son?”; “God Holds the Key of All Unknown”; “O Christ in Thee My Soul Hath Found”; “I’d Rather Have Jesus Than Silver or Gold”; “O The Deep Deep Love of Jesus”;…

Bicester Singing 2019 (C) (44 min)

44 minutes of singing inc: “Christ the Saviour of Sinners Came”; “God in Mercy Sent His Son”; “There is a Fountain Filled with Blood”; “Majestic Sweetness Sits Enthroned”; “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”; “I Have Been At The Altar”; “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing”; “I am So Glad that Our Father in Heaven”: “How Great Thou Art”; “By Faith I Look Where Christ Has Gone”; “I Stand Amazed in the Presence”; “‘Tis So Sweet to Trust…

Bicester Singing 2019 (B) (27 min)

27 minutes of singing inc: “Praise the Saviour Ye Who Know Him”; “Worthy, Worthy Worthy”; “Thy Grace O Lord That Measured Once the Deep”; “My Lord Has Garments So Wondrous Fine”; “We Shall See His Lovely Face”; “When I Shall Wake in That Fair Morn of Morns”; “The Perfect Righteousness of God”; “O Joy of The Justified”.

Bicester Singing 2019 (A) (19 min)

19 minutes of singing inc: “Fairest of All the Earth Beside”; “And Did The Holy And The Just”; “Immortal Invisible God Only Wise”; “Hail Thou Once Despised Jesus”; “Revive Thy Work O Lord”; “Sweet Hour of Prayer”.

Bicester Singing 2018 (C) (34 min)

34 minutes of singing inc. “O For A Thousand Tongues to Sing”; “My Redeemer! O What Beauties”; “I Am So Glad”; “O Listen to Our Wondrous Story”; “Deep and Wide”; “Amazing Grace”; “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”; “God Holds the Key to All Unknown”; “I Will Sing the Wondrous Story”; “There Is Coming a Day”; “I heard the Voice of Jesus Say”; “We Shall See His Lovely Face” and “How Good is the God We Adore”.

Bicester Singing 2018 (B) (52 min)

52 minutes of singing inc: “Come Let Us Sing the Song of Songs”; “Without a Trace of Adam’s Sin”; “The Saviour Comes No Outward Pomp”; “Here Is Love Vast as the Ocean”; “My Hope is Built on Nothing Less”; “Come Ye That Love The Lord”; “Saviour Through the Desert Lead Us”; “Behold the Lamb with Glory Crowned”; “I Have a Friend a Precious Friend”; “Revive Thy Work O Lord”; “I Bow Me to Thy Will O God”; “Sweeter as The…

Bicester Singing 2018 (A) (52 min)

52 minutes of singing inc: “Master Speak Thy Servant Heareth”; “Trust and Obey”; “O How Happy Are They”; “Take Time to Be Holy”; “How Great Thou Art”; “Nailed to a Cross Those Holy Hands”; “There is a Name I Love to Hear”; “O Wonderful Wonderful Word”; “He’ll Come and Tarry Not”; “The Crowning Day is Coming”; “It May Be at Morn”; “Come is the Sweet Invitation of Grace”; “Christ is the Only Saviour” and “There’s a Voice That is Calling…

Bicester Gospel Tent Hymn Singing 2013 (46 min)

46 minutes of gospel hymn singing, including “There’s A Story Ever New”, “I Once Was Bound by Satan’s Chains”, “Crowned with Thorns Upon the Tree”, “Sinner Turn and Come to Jesus”, “No One Ever Cared For Me Like Jesus”, “O Christ in Thee My Soul Hath Found”, “They Nailed My Lord Upon the Tree”, “The Cross The Cross the Wondrous Cross”, “O Sweet is the Story of Jesus”, “Years I Spent in Vanity and Pride”, “O Sinner the Saviour is…

Bicester Gospel Singing 2007-08 (63 min)

63 minutes of gospel hymns inc. “It’s All Taken Away”, “Christ Is The Saviour of Sinners”, “Come Every Soul By Sin Oppressed”, “Down From The Glory”, “Down From The Splendour of His Everlasting Throne”, “Give me a Sight O Saviour”, “Jesus Dying on the Tree”, “Jesus My Saviour to Bethlehem Came”, “O Sweet is the Story of Jesus”, “On Calvary’s Brow”, “Our Sins on Christ Were Laid”,  “The Lamb of God for Sinners Died”, “There is a Story Sweet to…

Bicester Singing 2008 (33 min)

33 minutes of singing including “How Great Thou Art”, “I Am So Glad that Our Father in Heaven”, “O Listen To Our Wondrous Story”, “I Have a Shepherd”, “There is Coming a Day”, “Redeemed How I Love to Proclaim It”, “Thou Life of my Life Blessed Saviour”, “I Have a Friend”, “Jesus Thy Dying Love I Own” and “The Crowning Day is Coming”.