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21. O God of truth, O Lord of might

1 O God of truth, O Lord of might,
you order time and change aright,
you send the early morning ray,
and light the glow of perfect day:

2 Quench now on earth the flames of strife;
from passion's heat preserve our life;
and while you keep our body whole,
pour healing peace upon our soul.

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Text Information
First Line: O God of truth, O Lord of might
Author: Ambrose of Milan, 340-397
Translator: John Mason Neale, 1818-1866
Author (st. 3): James Waring McCrady, b. 1938
Meter: LM
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Topic: Noonday
Copyright: St. 3 © 1982, James Waring McCrady
Tune Information
Name: SONG 34
Composer (melody and bass): Orlando Gibbons, 1583-1625
Meter: LM
Key: E♭ Major



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