Text:To Thine Almighty Arm We Owe
Author:Isaac Watts
Tune:ABERDEEN
Composer (attributed to):Andrew Tait
Composer (melody):Ro­bert Brem­ner
Media:MIDI file

6940. To Thine Almighty Arm We Owe

1. To Thine almighty arm we owe
The triumphs of the day;
Thy terrors, Lord, confound the foe,
And melt their strength away.

2. ’Tis by Thine aid our troops prevail,
And break united powers,
Or burn their boasted fleets, or scale
The proudest of their towers.

3. How we have chased them through the field,
And trod them to the ground,
While Thy salvation was our shield,
But they no shelter found!

4. In vain to idol saints they cry,
And perish in their blood;
When is a rock so great, so high
So powerful as our God?

5. The Rock of Israel ever lives,
His name be ever blessed;
’Tis His own arm the victory gives,
And gives His people rest.

6. On kings that reign as David did,
He pours His blessings down;
Secures their honors to their seed,
And well supports the crown.

Text Information
First Line: To Thine almighty arm we owe
Title: To Thine Almighty Arm We Owe
Author: Isaac Watts (1719)
Meter: CM
Source: The Psalms of David, 1719
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: ABERDEEN
Composer (attributed to): Andrew Tait (1749)
Composer (melody): Ro­bert Brem­ner (1756)
Meter: CM
Incipit: 12351 27132 54321
Key: G Major
Source: James Chal­mers’ un­ti­tled col­lect­ion, 1749; mel­o­dy from Ru­di­ments of Mu­sic, by Ro­bert Brem­ner, 1756
Copyright: Public Domain



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