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749. O God of Love, O King of Peace

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1 O God of love, O King of peace,
make wars throughout the world to cease;
our greed and sinful wrath restrain.
Give peace, O God, give peace again.

2 Remember, Lord, your works of old,
the wonders that our elders told;
remember not our sins' deep stain.
Give peace, O God, give peace again.

3 Whom shall we trust but you, O Lord?
Where rest but on your faithful word?
None ever called on you in vain.
Give peace, O God, give peace again.

4 Where saints and angels dwell above
all hearts are knit in holy love;
oh, bind us in that heav'nly chain.
Give peace, O God, give peace again.

Text Information
First Line: O God of love, O King of peace
Title: O God of Love, O King of Peace
Author: Henry W. Baker, 1821-1877
Meter: L M
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Prayer; Advent; Justice, Peace
Tune Information
Name: ERHALT UNS, HERR
Meter: L M
Key: e minor
Source: J. Klug, Geistliche Lieder, 1543



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