Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.@John 8:32
Ferdinand Q. Blanchard (1876–1966)

Ferdinand Q. Blanchard, in Hymns for Schools and Colleges (Boston, Massachusetts: Ginn & Company, 1913).

Canonbury adapted from Nachtstück, Opus 23, No. 4, by Robert Schumann, 1839 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Robert A. Schumann (1810–1856)

O Jesus, youth of Nazareth,
Preparing for the bitter strife,
Wilt Thou impart to every heart
Thy perfect purity of life?

O Christ whose words make dear the fields
And hillsides green of Galilee,
Grant us to find with reverent mind
The truth Thou saidst should make us free.

O suffering Lord on Calvary,
Whom love led on to mortal pain,
We know Thy cross is not a loss
If we Thy love shall truly gain.

O Master of abundant life,
From natal morn to victory’s hour,
We look to Thee, heed Thou our plea,
Teach us to share Thy ageless power.

Christ in the Carpenter’s Shop
Georges de La Tour (1593–1652)