417a. Lord of our life, and God of our salvation

1 Lord of our life, and God of our salvation,
star of our night, and hope of ev'ry nation,
hear and receive thy Church's supplication,
Lord God almighty.

2 Lord, thou canst help when earthly armor faith,
Lord, thou canst save when deadly sin assaileth;
Christ, o'er thy rock nor death nor hell prevaileth;
grant us thy peace, Lord.

3 Peace in our hearts, our evil thoughts assuaging;
peace in thy church, where people are engaging;
peace, when the world its busy war is waging;
calm all our raging.

4 Grant us thy grace through trial and temptation,
grant us thy truth, thy promise of salvation,
grant us thy peace in every heart and nations,
and in thy heaven.

Text Information
First Line: Lord of our life, and God of our salvation
Title: Lord of our life, and God of our salvation
Paraphraser: Philip Pusey, 1799-1855 (alt.)
Author: Matthäus Appelles von Löwenstern, 1594-1648
Meter: 11 11 11 5
Language: English
Publication Date: 2000
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Grace and Providence; Lent; Protection (16 more...)
Source: Based on the German of Löwenstern
Tune Information
Composer: Joseph Barnby, 1838-1896
Meter: 11 11 11 5
Key: D Major

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