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Song Card for Bethel Meetings

#others$, Fathers$ and Guard%ans$ "rayer Song


0eep &hou our .others, Lord safe in &hy care. Be ever near to them this is our prayer. -uide, &hou, our (athers and our -uardians too. .ay we their counsel seek in all we do. Here at &hy Altar, Lord on )ended knee. 'e ask that &hou will teach us so to )e &hat when the Bethel door on high swings wide, 'e*ll gladly gather there close )y &hy side. Amen.

Open the Gates of the Bethel (Temple)


Open, Open, Open the gates of the Bethel Open the gates of the Bethel. Open the gates of the Bethel with joy as we sing our sweet lay. Open your hearts oh ye Daughters, that Love may enter today. Hark to the sounds of rejoicing As Love, eace and !oy "ver #eign. $oices with gladness and rapture Are swelling, are swelling and carry the happy refrain. $oices with gladness and rapture Are swelling with !oy, with !oy again. Open the gates of the Bethel for the fairest Daughters today. Open your hearts to each other% &hat Love dwells with us always. raying for meekness and atience 'ith (aith in the Lord Divine. $oices with gladness and rapture Are swelling are swelling in tune with the heavenly chime. $oices with gladness and rapture Are swelling with !oy, with !oy su)lime.

Good #orn%ng to &ou (Happy B%rthday)


Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you. .ay -od )less you and keep you. Happy Birthday to you.

'o! the Day (Our Wor() )s O*er


1ow our work is over% -od has )lessed our hands% Daughters of the Bethel, fairest in the land. .ay -od give His children calm and sweet repose% 'ith His tend*rest )lessing, may our Bethel close. Amen.

God Sa*e the +ueen


-od save our gracious 2ueen, long live our 1o)le 2ueen, -od save the 2ueen. /end her victorious, happy and glorious, Long to reign over us. -od save the 2ueen.

On!ard ,hr%st%an Sold%ers


Onward, 3hristian soldiers, marching as to war, 'ith the cross of !esus going on )efore% 3hrist the royal .aster, leads against the foe, (orward into )attle see his )anners go, Onward, 3hristian soldiers, .arching as to war, 'ith the cross of !esus going on )efore. Like a mighty army moves the church of -od. Brothers we are treading where the saints have trod% 'e are not divided, all one )ody we% One in hope and doctrine, one in charity. Onward, 3hristian soldiers, .arching as to war, 'ith the cross of !esus going on )efore.

Bethel Flag Song


&his )eautiful sym)olic flag shall in each Bethel stand, An em)lem of our Order for the fairest in the land. 'e love the purple and the white, 'e*ll keep our flag unfurled, And hope, some day, to see it wave +n peace throughout the world.

Holy, Holy, Holy


Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord, -od Almighty. "arly in the morning our song shall rise to &hee. Holy, Holy, Holy, .erciful and mighty, -od in three persons Blessed &rinity

For!ard All Jo $s Daughters (Optional words for Onward Christian Soldiers)


(orward, all !o)*s Daughters, side )y side we stand, 3alled to love and service, fairest in the land. Like a mighty chorus, sing our hearts as one, Daughters, we*re united 4til our work is done. (orward, all !o)*s Daughters, side )y side we stand, 3alled to love and service, fairest in the land. (orward, all !o)*s Daughters, out into the world. 'ave aloft our )anner% purple, white, unfurled. 4&hough from many nations, Daughters all are we% One in hope and heritage, one in charity. (orward, all !o)*s Daughters, side )y side we stand, 3alled to love and service, fairest in the land.

Behold, We Are the Daughters of Jo


Behold, )ehold, we are the daughters of !o). Behold, )ehold, we are the daughters of !o), &he fairest, the fairest in all the land.

S!eet Hour of "rayer


/weet hour of rayer, /weet hour of rayer, &hat calls me from a world of care, And )ids me at my (ather*s throne. .ake all my wants and wishes known.

'earer, #y God, To Thee


1earer, my -od, to thee, 1earer to &hee, "*en though it )e a cross that raiseth me. /till all my song shall )e 1earer, my -od, to &hee, 1earer, my -od, to &hee, 1earer to &hee, Or if on joyful wing cleaving the sky, /un, moon and stars forgot, 5pwards + fly. /till all my song shall )e 1earer, my -od, to &hee, 1earer, my -od, to &hee, 1earer to &hee, Amen.

Blessed Father, ) Ha*e "rom%sed


Blessed (ather, + have promised, hear my solemn vow. &ake this pledge of mine and )less it here and now. Amen.

We "ledge Our Hearts


Our hearts, dear Lord, we pledge to &hee, Be &hou our guiding hand, &o help us live as Daughters true, &he fairest in the land. Amen.

-et There Be "ea.e on /arth


Let there )e peace on earth, and let it )egin with me Let there )e peace on earth, the peace that was meant to )e. 'ith -od as our (ather, /isters all are we. Let me walk with my /ister in perfect harmony. Let peace )egin with me, let this )e the moment now. 'ith every step + take, let this )e my solemn vow6 &o take each moment 7 live each moment in peace eternally. Let there )e peace on earth, and let it )egin with me.

,ome Holy Sp%r%t, Hea*enly Do*e


3ome Holy /pirit Heav*nly Dove 'ith all &hy 9uick*ning pow*rs. 0indle a flame of sacred love in these young hearts of ours. /ee how we wander here )elow fond of these earthly toys. Our souls how joyfully they go to reach eternal joys. 3ome Holy /pirit 3ome Holy /pirit, Heav*nly Dove 'ith all &hy 9uick*ning pow*rs. 0indle a flame of sacred love in these young hearts of ours. /ee how we wander here )elow, fond of these earthly toys, Our souls how joyfully they go to reach eternal joys. 3ome, 3ome, 3ome. 3ome Holy /pirit 'ith all &hy 9uick*ning powers 3ome Holy /pirit to these young hearts of ours. Dear Lord and shall we ever live in &hy dear love divine. &hy love so pure so great for us &hy /pirit so su)lime. +n joy we tune our formal songs, in strength we strive to rise, Hosannas joyfully we sing and our devotions pri:e. 3ome, 3ome, 3ome. 3ome Holy /pirit 'ith all &hy 9uick*ning powers 3ome Holy /pirit to these young hearts of ours.

We$re Jo $s Daughters Fa%r and True


'e*re !o)*s Daughters fair and true, 'e*re !o)*s Daughters fair and true. 'e stand steadfast and upright #eaching toward the )est% &here*s much we*ve yet to do. /isters all are we, /isters all are we, (rom nation to nation our voices shall ring +n )lessed harmony, (or together we*ll stand thru out all the world, &he (airest in the land. 5pward we strive to go, upward we strive to go. 'e respect our parents and guardians too% 'ith help our order will grow, And to -od we pray, and to -od we pray, .ay &hy )lessings rest upon our Bethel each and ev*ry day (or together we*ll stand thru8out all the world &he (airest in the land.

#y Fa%th -oo(s 0p to Thee


.y faith looks up to &hee, &hou Lam) of 3alvary. /aviour Divine, 1ow hear me while + pray, take all my guilt away. Oh, let me from this day )e wholly &hine. ;Optional words< .y faith looks up to &hee, Oh Lord, of all + see, Be &hou my guide. 1ow hear me while + pray% -uide me along the way. Oh, let me from this day )e kind and true.

***Initiation***
,lose to Thee
O (ather keep us close to &hee in lowly paths of service free. -uard &hou our footsteps on the way, And guide &hy ilgrims thru each day.

Fa%th of Our Fathers


(aith of our (athers, we will love, Both friend and foe in all our strife. And preach &hee too as love knows how, By kindly words and virtuous life. (aith of our (athers, Holy (aith, 'e will )e true to &hee 4til death.

-ord Ha*e #er.y 0pon 0s


Lord, have mercy upon us And incline our hearts to keep this vow. Amen.

) 1no! That #y 2edeemer -%*es


+ know that my #edeemer lives and ever prays for me, A token of His love He gives a pledge of li)erty.

Hea*enly Father, Bless 0s


Dear Lord in &hy great love, )less us as we pray. &enderly guard our footsteps on life*s way. -uide now &hy Daughters, keep us fair and true, /triving each day, to live, as &hou would have us do. Amen.

) 1no! That #y 2edeemer -%*eth


+ know ;+ know< + know ;+ know< + know + know that my #edeemer liveth ;+ know that my #edeemer liveth< (or -od is &ruth and Love and Life. + know ;+ know< + know yes + know that my #edeemer liveth And )ecause He lives. And )ecause He lives. And )ecause He lives, + too, + too, + too shall live.

Wel.ome Song
'elcome, welcome you are now !o)*s Daughters And the fairest in the land. +n our Bethel you*ll have friends and sisters 'ho will lend a helping hand. 'elcome, welcome to our Bethel, 'e*re !o)*s Daughters kind and true. 'e*re so glad you*ve come to join us And we hope you*ll like us too.

Ho! Great Thou Art


O Lord my -od, 'hen + in awesome wonder, 3onsider all the worlds &hy hands have made. + see the stars, + hear the rolling thunder, &hy pow*r throughout the universe displayed. &hen sings my soul, my /avior -od to &hee% How great &hou art, How great &hou art, &hen sings my soul, my /avior -od to &hee% How great &hou art, How great &hou art,

He -eadeth #e
He leadeth me, O )lessed tho*t, O words with heav8nly comfort fraught, 'hat e*er + do where e*er + )e stil 4&is -od*s hand that leadeth me. He leadeth me, He leadeth me, By His own hand He leadeth me. His faithful follow*r + would )e (or )y His hand He leadeth me. /ometimes mid scenes of deepest gloom. /ometimes where "den*s flowers )loom, By waters still, o*er trou)led sea, 4&tis -od*s hand that leadeth me. He leadeth me, He leadeth me By His own hand He leadeth me. His faithful follow*r + would )e (or )y His hand He leadeth me.

) Would Be True
+ would )e true for there are those who trust me + would )e pure for there are those who care + would )e strong for there is strength in loving. + would )e )rave for there is much to dare. + would )e )rave for there is much to dare. + would )e kind to all, the foe, the friendless. + would )e giving and forget the gift. + would )e hum)le for + know love strengthens. + would look up and laugh and love and lift. + would look up and laugh and love and lift.