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112. [A mighty fortress is our God]

4 That word above all earthly powers,
no thanks to them, abideth;
the Spirit and the gifts are ours,
through him who with us sideth.
Let goods and kindred go,
this mortal life also;
the body they may kill;
God's truth abideth still;
his kingdom is forever!

Text Information
First Line: [A mighty fortress is our God]
Author: Martin Luther
Translator: Frederick H. Hedge
Publication Date: 1991
Language: English
Notes: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (United Methodist Hymnal #110)
Tune Information
Composer: Martin Luther
Composer (descant): Charles H. Webb
Copyright: Descant © 1991 Abingdon Press
Notes: Descant - with Hymnal harmonization only (Vocal or Instrumental); Violin or oboe suggested

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