1. Our God, Our Help in Ages Past

1 Our God, our help in ages past,
Our hope for years to come,
Our shelter from the stormy blast,
And our eternal home:

2 Under the shadow of Thy throne
Thy saints have dwelt secure;
Sufficient is Thine arm alone,
And our defense is sure.

3 Before the hills in order stood,
Or earth received her frame,
From everlasting Thou art God,
To endless years the same.

4 A thousand ages in Thy sight
Are like an evening gone,
Short as the watch that ends the night
Before the rising sun.

5 Time, like an ever-rolling stream,
Bears all its sons away;
They fly forgotten as a dream
Dies at the op'ning day.

6 Our God, our help in ages past,
Our hope for years to come,
Be Thou our guard while life shall last
And our eternal home.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Our God, our help in ages past
Title: Our God, Our Help in Ages Past
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2007
Scripture:
Topic: Adoration and Praise; Assurance; Church (12 more...)
Tune Information
Name: ST. ANNE
Composer (attributed to): William Croft, 1678-1727
Meter: CM
Key: C Major



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