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20B. The LORD Ever Answer Your Cries of Distress

1 The LORD ever answer your cries of distress;
may Jacob's God keep you, whose name you confess.
God send you relief from his holiest place,
and grant you from Zion support by his grace.

2 And may he remember each sacrifice made,
accept on the altar your offerings laid,
fulfill, in his love, the desire of your heart—
success to each one of your plans to impart.

3 With joy we will shout when your vict'ry is won;
we'll lift up our banners in God's name alone.
The LORD in his mercy receive your request,
and grant your petitions as seems to him best.

4 Now truly I know that the LORD from above
protects his anointed in covenant love;
from heaven he hears and attends to his cry,
and saves by the pow'r of his right hand on high.

5 In horses or chariots some trust for defense;
the name of the LORD is our strong confidence.
They're brought to their knees, while in strength we arise.
O prosper the king, LORD, and answer our cries!

Text Information
First Line: The LORD ever answer your cries of distress
Title: The LORD Ever Answer Your Cries of Distress
Meter: 11 11 11 11
Language: English
Publication Date: 2021
Topic: Anoint; Blessing; Conflict (7 more...)
Source: Scottish Psalter, alt.
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Meter: 11 11 11 11
Key: G Major or modal
Source: Welsh
Copyright: Public Domain

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