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491. 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;
the wrath of sinful man restrain;
give peace, O God, give peace again!

2 Remember, Lord, thy works of old,
the wonders that our fathers told;
remember not our sin's dark stain;
give peace, O God, give peace again!

3 Whom shall we trust but thee, O Lord?
Where rest but on thy faithful word?
None ever called on thee in vain;
Give peace, O God, give peace again!

4 Where saints and angels dwell above
all hearts are knit in holy love;
O 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 Williams Baker (1868)
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: LM
Scripture: Psalm 25:7; Psalm 44:1; Psalm 46:9
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Henry Baker (1854)
Meter: LM
Incipit: 33351 22355 54234 22222
Key: E♭ Major

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