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The Sacred Harp, Revised Cooper Edition Poetry First Line Index

A country far from mortal sight,
The Child of Grace 77t
A faith that shines more bright and clear
Security 66
A few more days, or years at most,
Sweet Rivers 61
A land of deepest shade,
Idumea 47b
Adieu, ye proud, ye light and gay,
The Churchís Desolation 89
After death, its joys will be
Solid Comfort (King of Peace) 74b
All hail the powír of Jesusí name,
Coronation 63
All is vain unless the Spirit
Holy Manna 59b
Am I a soldier of the cross,
Am I a Soldier of the Cross? (Christian Soldier) 57
Am I a soldier of the cross,
Soldiers of Christ (Arlington) 73b
Amazing grace! how sweet the sound,
Amazing Grace (New Britain) 45t
And am I born to die?
Idumea 47b
And has religion left the Church
The Churchís Desolation 89
And since it is Godís holy will
Parting Hand 62
And when this feeble, faltíring tongue
The Fountain of Life 46
Are there no foes for me to face,
Soldiers of Christ (Arlington) 73b
Are there no foes for me to face?
Am I a Soldier of the Cross? (Christian Soldier) 57
As on the cross the Savior hung,
The Converted Thief 44
Ashamed of Jesus my dear Friend
Iím Not Ashamed of Jesus (Corinth) 32t
Ashamed of Jesus, just as soon
Iím Not Ashamed of Jesus (Corinth) 32t
Ashamed of Jesus, sooner far
Iím Not Ashamed of Jesus (Corinth) 32t
Attending angels shout for joy,
Poyner 41
ďAmid the glories of that world,
The Converted Thief 44
Beware of pleasureís siren song;
Social Band (Clamanda) 42
Blow ye the trumpet, blow,
Blow Ye the Trumpet (Lenox) 40
Brethren, we have met to worship,
Holy Manna 59b
Broad is the road that leads to death,
The Road to Life and Death (Windham) 38b
Buried in sorrow and in sin;
Salvation, O the Joyful Sound (Primrose) 47t
But my complaint is bitter now,
Columbus 67
But now I am a soldier,
Bound for Canaan 82
But now I am a soldier,
The Morning Trumpet 85
But now I have a deeper stroke
Columbus 67
But now I meet them as the rest,
Columbus 67
But now my heartís so careless grown,
Columbus 67
But when I come to bid adieu
Vale of Sorrow 83t
By faith I see His bleeding side,
Calvary 78
Calvary, Calvary,
Calvary 78
Come, Holy Spirit, come,
Come Holy Spirit (Abbeville) 68b
Come, humble sinner, in whose breast
Come, Humble Sinner (Fairfield) 29t
Come, Thou Fount of evíry blessing,
Lord Revive Us (Holy Manna) 59t
Come, we that love the Lord,
Come, We That Love the Lord (Webster) 31b
Come, we that love the Lord,
Albion 52t
Come, ye sinners, poor and needy,
Jesus Is Willing (Beach Spring) 81
Could we but hear his sovíreign tongue,
The Christianís Home 37
Create my nature pure within,
Supplication 45b
Cry Amen, pray on
Desire for Piety 76b
Danielís wisdom may I know,
Holiness 76t
Dear friends, farewell! I do you tell,
Ministerís Farewell 69
Dear God, let all my hours be Thine,
Consolation 50t
Did Christ oíer sinners weep,
Weeping Saviour 32b
Do not I love Thee from my soul?
Do Not I Love Thee (Detroit) 68t
Do not I love Thee, O my Lord?
Do Not I Love Thee (Detroit) 68t
Donít you feel like going home;
My Home (Lisbon) 51
ďDeny thyself, and take thy cross.Ē
The Road to Life and Death (Windham) 38b
Encircled in light, and with glory enshrouded,
Eden of Love 39
Exalt the Lamb of God,
Blow Ye the Trumpet (Lenox) 40
Far as thy name is known
Will Guide Us Till We Die (Aylesbury) 28t
Farewell to sin and sorrow,
The Morning Trumpet 85
Farewell, dear parents, I must go,
Gone to a Better World 34
Farewell, my brethren in the Lord,
The Weary Souls 83b
Farewell, my dear brethren, farewell for awhile.
Farewell, My Brethren (Imandra New) 54b
Farewell, my dear brethren, the time is at hand
Farewell, My Brethren (Imandra New) 54b
Farewell, vain world, Iím going home;
Service of the Lord 80b
Father, if I may call Thee so,
Thou Man of Grief (Kedron) 48b
Fear not; I am with thee; O be not dismayed;
Firm Foundation (Bellevue) 72
Firm as His throne His promise stands,
The Inquirer 74t
From the celestial hills
Come Holy Spirit (Abbeville) 68b
From the third heavín where God resides,
Poyner 41
Gird on the gospel armor
The Morning Trumpet 85
Grace all the work shall crown,
Ninety-Third Psalm 31t
Grace first contrived the way
Ninety-Third Psalm 31t
Grace taught my wandíring feet
Ninety-Third Psalm 31t
Grace! ítis a charming sound,
Ninety-Third Psalm 31t
Had I heart to hold its pleasure,
Palmetto 54t
Hark! my soul, it is the Lord,
The Saviourís Word (Talbotton) 77b
Harp strings touched by angel fingers
Shall We Know Each Other There? 55
Hast Thou a lamb in all Thy flock,
Do Not I Love Thee (Detroit) 68t
He wept that we might weep;
Weeping Saviour 32b
Heís gone to his home in glory,
The Christianís Home 37
Her pastors love to live at ease,
The Churchís Desolation 89
Her private members walk no more
The Churchís Desolation 89
Her sails are spread, see how swiftly she moves,
The Old Ship of Zion 79
Here Iíll sit forever viewing
Palmetto 54t
His crimes with inward grief and shame,
The Converted Thief 44
His own soft hand shall wipe the tears
Poyner 41
His prayír the dying Jesus hears,
The Converted Thief 44
His promises are faithfuló
The Morning Trumpet 85
His promises are faithful,
Bound for Canaan 82
How decent and how wise!
Will Guide Us Till We Die (Aylesbury) 28t
How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord,
Firm Foundation (Bellevue) 72
How happyís evíry child of grace
The Child of Grace 77t
How long, dear Savior, O how long
Poyner 41
How oft Iíve seen your flowing tears,
Parting Hand 62
How sweet the hours have passíd away,
Parting Hand 62
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
Salem 56
How sweet to reflect on those joys that await me,
Eden of Love 39
I am bound to live in the service of my Lord,
Service of the Lord 80b
I am done with the world,
Done With the World 88t
I came to Jesus and I drank
I Would See Jesus 75
I can but perish if I go,
Come, Humble Sinner (Fairfield) 29t
I cannot live without Thy light,
Supplication 45b
I forward go in dutyís way,
Columbus 67
I heard the voice of Jesus say,
I Would See Jesus 75
I hope that I shall meet you there
The Weary Souls 83b
I know that you all wanted me,
Gone to a Better World 34
I leave you all, both great and small,
Ministerís Farewell 69
I love to think of Calvary,
Calvary 78
I once could mourn oíer dying men,
Columbus 67
I see One hanging on the tree,
Calvary 78
I tremble, lest the wrath divine,
Thou Man of Grief (Kedron) 48b
I trust youíll pray, both night and day,
Ministerís Farewell 69
I would see Jesus when the flowírs
I Would See Jesus 75
Iíd rise superior to my pain,
Sweet Rivers 61
Iíll go to Jesus, though my sin,
Come, Humble Sinner (Fairfield) 29t
Iíll join with those whoíre gone before,
Sweet Canaan 87
Iíll say farewell to one and all,
Gone to a Better World 34
Iím not ashamed to own my Lord,
The Inquirer 74t
Iím on my journey home, to the New Jerusalem,
Jerusalem 53
Iím on my way to Canaan,
Bound for Canaan 82
Iím on my way to glory;
Vale of Sorrow 83t
If you die first, anon you must,
Ministerís Farewell 69
In every condition, in sickness, in health,
Firm Foundation (Bellevue) 72
Is there no kind, no healing art
Distress 50b
It makes the wounded spirit whole,
Salem 56
Its skies are not like earthly skies,
Gathering Home 33
Jehovah there reigns not alone,
Social Band (Clamanda) 42
Jesus and shall it ever be,
Iím Not Ashamed of Jesus (Corinth) 32t
Jesus can make a dying bed
Prospect 30b
Jesus, grant us all a blessing,
Shouting Song 80t
Jesus, my all, to heavín is gone,
Jerusalem 53
Jesus, my all, to heavín is gone,
Done With the World 88t
Jesus, my God, I know His name;
The Inquirer 74t
Jesus, our God, ascends on high;
Augusta 35
Jesus, our great High Priest,
Blow Ye the Trumpet (Lenox) 40
Jesus, pardon all our follies,
Shouting Song 80t
Jesus, Thou art the sinnerís friend,
Pisgah 58
Let cares like a wild deluge come,
The Hope of Heaven (Primrose Hill) 43
Let evíry kindred, evíry tribe,
Coronation 63
Let gentle patience smile on pain,
Distress 50b
Let not conscience make you linger,
Jesus Is Willing (Beach Spring) 81
Let those refuse to sing
Albion 52t
Let us love our God supremely,
Holy Manna 59b
Life is the hour that God has givín
Life Is the Time to Serve the Lord (Wells) 28b
Life is the time to serve the Lord,
Life Is the Time to Serve the Lord (Wells) 28b
Lord, give us such a faith as this
Security 66
Lord, it is my chief complaint
The Saviourís Word (Talbotton) 77b
Lord, let not all my hopes be vain;
The Road to Life and Death (Windham) 38b
Lord, on Thee our souls depend;
Gainsville 70t
Lord, revive us, O revive us,
Lord Revive Us (Holy Manna) 59t
Lord, we come before Thee now,
Gainsville 70t
Many for his crying chid him,
Prayer of Bartimeus (Charlestown) 52b
Must I be carried to the skies
Am I a Soldier of the Cross? (Christian Soldier) 57
My Christian friends, in bonds of love,
Parting Hand 62
My crimes, thoí great, cannot surpass
Show Pity, Lord (Cusseta) 73t
My raptured soul shall drink and feast
Sweet Rivers 61
My soul forsakes her vain delight,
My Soul Forsakes Her Vain Delight (Leander) 71
My soul repeat His praise,
America 36t
My youthful friends, in Christian ties,
Parting Hand 62
ďMercy, O Thou Son of David,Ē
Prayer of Bartimeus (Charlestown) 52b
Neither will He upbraid you,
The Morning Trumpet 85
Night unto night His name repeats,
Consolation 50t
No longer will I ask your love,
My Soul Forsakes Her Vain Delight (Leander) 71
No prophet speaks to calm our grief,
Will God Forever Cast Us Off? (Mear) 49b
No wrecks on sandbars or dangers attend,
The Old Ship of Zion 79
No, He will put His strength in me,
Columbus 67
Nothing else could quite so charm me,
Palmetto 54t
Now, ye needy, come and welcome;
Jesus Is Willing (Beach Spring) 81
O Canaan, sweet Canaan,
Sweet Canaan 87
O Christians, praise Him,
Mount Zion 88b
O come, loud anthems let us sing,
Old Hundred 49t
O could I stay with friends so kind,
Parting Hand 62
O do no be discouraged,
The Morning Trumpet 85
O for a faith that will not shrink,
Security 66
O for a shout of sacred joy
Augusta 35
O for a thousand tongues to sing
Mount Zion 88b
O have you ventured to the field,
Social Band (Clamanda) 42
O let your thoughts delight to soar
Social Band (Clamanda) 42
O once I had a glorious view
Columbus 67
O that this dry and barren ground,
Refreshing Showers (Nashville) 64
O the old ship of Zion, hallelu, hallelu,
The Old Ship of Zion 79
O the transporting raptírous scene,
My Home (Lisbon) 51
O Thou who hearíst when sinners cry,
Supplication 45b
O to grace how great a debtor,
Lord Revive Us (Holy Manna) 59t
O what immortal joys I felt,
Columbus 67
O when shall I see Jesus,
Bound for Canaan 82
O when shall I see Jesus,
The Morning Trumpet 85
O who will come and go with me?
Sweet Canaan 87
O! that with yonder sacred throng,
Coronation 63
O! Ye weary, heavy laden,
Shall We Know Each Other There? 55
O, for a closer walk with God!
Bethel 27
O, for the pinions of a dove
My Soul Forsakes Her Vain Delight (Leander) 71
O, the transporting raptírous scene,
Sweet Prospect 65
O, what a blessed hope is ours
The Child of Grace 77t
Oíer all those wide, extended plains
Sweet Prospect 65
Oh! do not weep, dear friends, for me,
Gone to a Better World 34
On Jordanís stormy banks I stand,
My Home (Lisbon) 51
On Jordanís stormy banks I stand,
Sweet Prospect 65
On the left hand, where He doth work,
Columbus 67
Once I could íjoy the saints to meet,
Columbus 67
Once more, my soul, the rising day
Consolation 50t
Once she was all alive to Thee,
The Churchís Desolation 89
Our bondage, it shall end by and by, by and by;
Saints Bound for Heaven 60
Our Delivírer, He shall come by and by, by and by;
Saints Bound for Heaven 60
Our father dear has gone to rest,
The Christianís Home 37
Our foes would triumph in our blood,
Will God Forever Cast Us Off? (Mear) 49b
Our life is ever on the wing,
Guiding Spirit 86
Praise God from whom all blessings flow,
Old Hundred 49t
Remember Thy pure word of grace,
Pisgah 58
Remember you are hastíning on
Entreaty (Liverpool) 29b
Return, O Holy Dove, return,
Bethel 27
Salvation! Let the echo fly
Salvation, O the Joyful Sound (Primrose) 47t
Salvation! O, the joyful sound!
Salvation, O the Joyful Sound (Primrose) 47t
Say, now ye lovely social band,
Social Band (Clamanda) 42
Shall I be carried to the skies
Soldiers of Christ (Arlington) 73b
Shall we know each other?
Shall We Know Each Other There? 55
She landed all who are gone before,
The Old Ship of Zion 79
Sheís waiting now for a heavenward gale,
The Old Ship of Zion 79
Should earth against my soul engage,
The Hope of Heaven (Primrose Hill) 43
Should you arrive there before I do,
The Old Ship of Zion 79
Shout the chorus through
The Crucified Saviour 84
Shout, O glory! For I shall mount above the skies,
The Morning Trumpet 85
Shout, O glory! Sing glory, hallelujah!
Shouting Song 80t
Show pity, Lord; O Lord, forgive,
Show Pity, Lord (Cusseta) 73t
Sinner, O why so thoughtless grown?
Sessions 38t
Sister, I know that youíll miss me,
Gone to a Better World 34
So fades the lovely blooming flowír;
Distress 50b
So shall my walk be close with God,
Bethel 27
Softly now the light of day
Evening 70b
Some few, like good Elijah, stand,
The Churchís Desolation 89
Soon as from earth I go,
Idumea 47b
Soon for us the light of day
Evening 70b
Speak forth His praise with awe profound,
Augusta 35
Stay, sinner, on the gospel plains,
Sessions 38t
Such worthless objects they pursue
The Churchís Desolation 89
Sure I must fight, if I would reign;
Am I a Soldier of the Cross? (Christian Soldier) 57
Sweet angels beckon me away;
Service of the Lord 80b
Sweet is the day of sacred rest,
Devotion 48t
Sweet rivers of redeeming love
Sweet Rivers 61
Sweet the moments, rich in blessing,
Palmetto 54t
Teach me some melodious sonnet,
Lord Revive Us (Holy Manna) 59t
Thí Almighty Ruler of the sphere,
My Soul Forsakes Her Vain Delight (Leander) 71
That will not murmur or complain
Security 66
The Christianís name they still retain
The Churchís Desolation 89
The dearest idol I have known,
Bethel 27
The dying thief rejoiced to see
The Fountain of Life 46
The fearful soul that tires and faints,
The Road to Life and Death (Windham) 38b
The God we worship now
Will Guide Us Till We Die (Aylesbury) 28t
The gospel trumpet hear,
Blow Ye the Trumpet (Lenox) 40
The hill of Zion yields
Come, We That Love the Lord (Webster) 31b
The living know that they must die,
Life Is the Time to Serve the Lord (Wells) 28b
The Lord has promised good to me,
Amazing Grace (New Britain) 45t
The Lord into His garden come,
Refreshing Showers (Nashville) 64
The men of grace have found
Albion 52t
The Son of God in tears,
Weeping Saviour 32b
The soul that on Jesus has leaned for repose,
Firm Foundation (Bellevue) 72
The way the holy prophets went,
Jerusalem 53
The winds may blow and the billows may foam,
The Old Ship of Zion 79
The year of jubilee is come;
Blow Ye the Trumpet (Lenox) 40
Then hail blessed state! Hail, ye songsters of glory!
Eden of Love 39
Then Heíll call us home to heaven,
Holy Manna 59b
Then let our songs abound,
Come, We That Love the Lord (Webster) 31b
Then shall I see, and hear, and know
Devotion 48t
Then shall I share a glorious part,
Devotion 48t
Then songs to the Lamb shall reecho through heaven,
Eden of Love 39
Then the eternal spirit guides,
Guiding Spirit 86
Then will He own my worthless name
The Inquirer 74t
Then with the happy throng weíll rejoice, weíll rejoice;
Saints Bound for Heaven 60
There I shall bathe my weary soul
The Hope of Heaven (Primrose Hill) 43
There I shall bathe my weary soul,
Ninety-Fifth Psalm 36b
There is a fountain filled with blood,
The Fountain of Life 46
There is a land of pure delight,
Gathering Home 33
There see the glorious hosts on wing,
Social Band (Clamanda) 42
Thereís nothing round this spacious earth
My Soul Forsakes Her Vain Delight (Leander) 71
Thoí our enemies are strong, weíll go on, weíll go on;
Saints Bound for Heaven 60
Thou knowíst I love Thee, dearest Lord,
Do Not I Love Thee (Detroit) 68t
Thou Man of grief, remember me,
Thou Man of Grief (Kedron) 48b
Though prisoned in earth, yet by anticipation
Eden of Love 39
Throí chilling winds and beating rains,
The Weary Souls 83b
Throí many dangers, toils and snares,
Amazing Grace (New Britain) 45t
Through grace I feel determined
Bound for Canaan 82
Through grace I feel determined
The Morning Trumpet 85
To that land of ancient story,
Shall We Know Each Other There? 55
Today He pleads His wounded side,
Calvary 78
íTill then I would Thy love proclaim
Salem 56
íTis my desire above the rest
Desire for Piety 76b
íTis my desire with God to walk
Desire for Piety 76b
íTis religion that can give
Solid Comfort (King of Peace) 74b
íTis this that so constrains my soul
Vale of Sorrow 83t
íTwas for sins His life He gave
The Crucified Saviour 84
íTwas grace that taught my heart to fear,
Amazing Grace (New Britain) 45t
Waked by the trumpet sound,
Idumea 47b
We feel the resurrection near,
The Child of Grace 77t
We would not wish him back again,
The Christianís Home 37
Well may Thy servants mourn, my God,
The Churchís Desolation 89
What peaceful hours I then enjoyíd!
Bethel 27
What shall I do? Shall I lie down
Columbus 67
What ship is this that will take us all home,
The Old Ship of Zion 79
What will the glad Christians do when above?
The Old Ship of Zion 79
When friends I cherish most are near,
I Would See Jesus 75
When I can read my title clear
The Hope of Heaven (Primrose Hill) 43
When I can read my title clear,
Ninety-Fifth Psalm 36b
When shall I be delivered
Bound for Canaan 82
When shall I be delivered
The Morning Trumpet 85
When thru the deep waters I call thee to go,
Firm Foundation (Bellevue) 72
When we hear the music ringing
Shall We Know Each Other There? 55
When weíve been there ten thousand years,
Ninety-Fifth Psalm 36b
Wheneíer you meet with troubles
The Morning Trumpet 85
Where is the blessedness I knew
Bethel 27
Where once Thy churches prayed and sang
Will God Forever Cast Us Off? (Mear) 49b
Where pleasure rolls its living flood,
My Soul Forsakes Her Vain Delight (Leander) 71
Where we shall be gathered home,
Gathering Home 33
While angelic legions with harps tuned celestial,
Eden of Love 39
While angels shout and praise their King,
Augusta 35
While in this vale of sorrow,
Vale of Sorrow 83t
Why should we start or fear to die,
Prospect 30b
Will God forever cast us off?
Will God Forever Cast Us Off? (Mear) 49b
Wilt thou despise eternal fate,
Sessions 38t
With a Savior crucified
The Crucified Saviour 84
With such religion doth remain,
The Churchís Desolation 89
Ye mourning souls, lift up your eyes
Parting Hand 62
Ye slaves of sin and hell,
Blow Ye the Trumpet (Lenox) 40
Ye weary, heavy-laden souls,
The Weary Souls 83b
Yet do I find my heart inclined
Ministerís Farewell 69
Yet quickly from these scenes of woe,
The Converted Thief 44
Yet save a trembling sinner, Lord,
Show Pity, Lord (Cusseta) 73t
Young people all attention give,
Entreaty (Liverpool) 29b
Your companyís sweet, your union dear,
Parting Hand 62
Your love to me has been most free,
Ministerís Farewell 69