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712. O God of Love, O King of Peace

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, your 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 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;
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 (1861; Mod.)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: L.M.
Scripture: Psalm 46:9
Topic: Special Topics: The Nation; Peace: Civil; Supplication: For Peace
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Henry Baker (1854)
Meter: L.M.
Incipit: 33351 22355 54234 22222
Key: E♭ Major

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