Hymns about temperance

This is a list of hymns about temperance, or which are suitable for Temperance Sunday or church services with a temperance-related theme.

It does not include the rousing anti-alcohol songs which were produced by the "temperance movement" from the late 18th to early 20th centuries:  They are are narrowly focused on alcohol, and rarely suitable for church-services today.  (And there are plenty of other websites about them.)

Instead, it focusses on moderation and themes that recovering addicts find helpful (eg surrendering to God, living life day-by-day).

The list is in two parts:   free-use materials can be freely used with no concerns about copyright (because they are in the public domain), and hymns that may still be copyright depending on the laws in your country.

Please leave a message in the Comments box near the bottom of the page to suggest other suitable hymns. 
Image based a sculpture by Giovanni Caccini (c1583–84)

Free-use hymns

Day By Day and with each Passing Moment - Skoog, from Sandell

I Know Whom I have Believed - Whittle

I'll Overcome Some Day - Tindley

Jesus Calls Us o’er the Tumult - Alexander

Just a Closer Walk with Thee - unknown

Leaning on the Everlasting Arms - Hoffman

Our God Our Help in Ages Past

Stand by Me - Tindley

Sun of my Soul Thou Saviour Dear - Keble 

Sweet Hour of Prayer - Walford

Sweet Saviour Bless us ere We Go - Faber

The Happy Land - Young

The Haven of Rest - Gilmour

Hymns which may still be copyright

Come as you Are - Brown

Come as you Are - Crowder

God of Grace - Dunfield, Tierney and Ussher

I Know Who Holds Tomorrow - Stanphill

Love Comes Down – Maher

The Lord is Kind and Merciful - Cotter

The Serenity Prayer:  settings by 

You Say - Daigle

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