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FOR USE IN THE DIOCESE OF
"Let every thing that hath breath PRAISE THE LORD."
THE HAWAIIAN HYMNAL will be published in three parts:
Part I. containing Hymns for use from Advent to Lent;
Part II., from Lent to Trinity;
Part III., from Trinity to Advent.
THIS HYMNAL HAVING RECEIVED SANCTION OF THE SYNOD, I HEREBY CONSTITUTE IT FOR USE IN MY DIOCESE OF HONOLULU.
† T. N., HONOLULU.
"Buried with Him in Baptism."
WITH CHRIST we share a mystic grave,
But 'tis not in the darksome cave
By mournful Calvary.
The pure and bright Baptismal flood
New creatures from the cleansing wave
Thrice blest, if through this world of sin, And lust, and selfish care,
Our resurrection-mantle white
And undefiled we wear.
Thrice blest, if, through the gate of death,
We to our joyful rising pass,