326. Lord of life, and God of our salvation

1 Lord of our life, and God of our salvation,
star of our night, and hope of every nation,
hear and receive thy church's supplication,
Lord God Almighty.

2 See round thine ark the hungry billows curling,
see how thy foes their banners are unfurling;
Lord, while their darts envenomed they are hurling,
thou canst preserve us.

3 Lord, thou canst help when earthly armour faileth,
Lord, thou canst save when deadly sin assaileth;
Lord, o'er thy church nor death nor hell prevaileth:
Grant us thy peace, Lord.

4 Grant us thy help till foes are backward driven,
grant them thy truth, that they may be forgiven,
grant peace on earth, and, after we have striven,
peace in thy heaven.

Text Information
First Line: Lord of life, and God of our salvation
German Title: Christe, du Beistand
Author: Matthaus Appelles von Löwenstern, 1594-1648
Translator: Philip Pusey, 1799-1855
Adapter: Philip Pusey, 1799-1855
Language: English
Publication Date: 2010
Topic: General Hymns: Church/Fellowship/Mission
Source: Translation and adaptation: Psalms and Hymn Tunes, Oxford, 1840,alt.
Tune Information
Composer: Joseph Barnby, 1838-1896
Key: E♭ Major

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