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Hail! Festal Day! Through Every Age DivineFrom the “York Processionale,” Translation by Rev. Thomas A. Lacey (1853-1931)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
956Salve Festa DiesRev. James Baden-Powell (1842-1931)10.10. with Refrain

1Hail! Festal day! Through every age divine,
When God’s fair grace from Heaven to earth did shine:
Hail! Festal day divine.
2Lo! God the Spirit to the Apostles’ hearts
This day in form of fire Himself imparts.
3Forth from the Father bearing mystic powers,
On human hearts new strength He richly showers.
4Now cease they not, to all on earth who dwell,
God’s wondrous works in diverse tongues to tell.
5Hail! Breath of Life! Hail! Holy Fount of Light!
Life-giver! Fire of radiance ever bright!
6Thou Good all good containing, Peace divine!
Fill with Thy sweetness all these hearts of Thine.
7Who fillest all things, earth, and sky, and sea,
Cleanse Thou, and guard us, bid us live to Thee.
8Bid Heavenly wisdom all our thoughts employ,
A hidden foretaste of cherubic joy.
9On lips their living coal bid Seraphs lay,
That hearts with Thy pure love may burn alway.
Psalm118:24This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Zechariah12:10And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.
2 Corinthians1:22Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.