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Arm of the Lord, awake! awake!

Arm of the Lord, awake, awake! Put on thy strength! the nations shake!

Author: W. Shrubsole (1795)
Published in 303 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Arm of the Lord, awake, awake!
Put on thy strength, the nations shake,
And let the world, adoring, see
Triumphs of mercy wrought by thee.

2 Say to the heathen from thy throne:
"I am Jehovah, God alone."
Thy voice their idols shall confound,
And cast their altars to the ground.

3 Let Zion's time of favor come;
O bring the tribes of Israel home;
And let our wond'ring eyes behold
Gentile and Jews in Jesus' fold.

4 Almighty God, thy grace proclaim
In every clime of every name;
Let adverse pow'rs before thee fall,
And crown the Saviour Lord of all.

Amen.

Source: Trinity Hymnal #372

Author: W. Shrubsole

William Shrubsole was born in Sheerness, Kent, in 1759. His first occupation was as a shipwright in Sheerness Dockyard, but he was promoted, and afterwards removed to London, where he at length held the position of Secretary to the Committee of the Treasury in the Bank of England. He died at Highbury, in 1829. Mr. Shrubsole was the author of several hymns, and some articles in the religious magazines of his day. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Arm of the Lord, awake, awake! Put on thy strength! the nations shake!
Title: Arm of the Lord, awake! awake!
Author: W. Shrubsole (1795)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Refrain First Line: And crown him Lord of all
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

TRURO (Williams)

TRURO is an anonymous tune, first published in Thomas Williams's Psalmodia Evangelica, (second vol., 1789) as a setting for Isaac Watts' "Now to the Lord a noble song." Virtually nothing is known about this eighteenth-century British editor of the two-volume Psalmodia Evangelica, a collection of thr…

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #227
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Instances

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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #506

The Baptist Hymnal #599

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The Cyber Hymnal #227

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