494. God of All Ages, Whose Almighty Hand

1 God of all ages, whose almighty hand
leads forth in beauty all the starry band
of shining worlds in splendor through the skies,
our grateful songs before thy throne arise.

2 Thy love divine hath led us in the past;
in this free land by thee our lot is cast;
be thou our Ruler, Guardian, Guide, and Stay,
thy word our law, thy paths our chosen way.

3 From war's alarms, from deadly pestilence,
be thy strong arm our ever sure defense;
thy true religion in our hearts increase,
thy bounteous goodness nourish us in peace.

4 Refresh thy people on their toilsome way,
lead us from night to never-ending day;
fill all our lives with love and grace divine,
and glory, laud, and praise be ever thine.

Text Information
First Line: God of all ages, whose almighty hand
Title: God of All Ages, Whose Almighty Hand
Author: Daniel C. Roberts (1876)
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: 10 10.10 10
Scripture: 1 Chronicles 22:9
Topic: Church: Anniversaries and Dedications; Memorial Day; Pilgrimage and conflict (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: NATIONAL HYMN
Composer: G. W. Warren (1894)
Meter: 10 10.10 10
Key: E♭ Major



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