Author: J. Heermann, 1585-1647; M. Loy, 1828-1915 Hymnal: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #221 (1996) Meter: 18.104.22.168 Hymnal Title: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary First Line: Thine honor save, O Christ, our Lord Lyrics: 1 Thine honor save, O Christ, our Lord!
Hear Zion's cries and help afford;
Destroy the wiles of mighty foes
Who now Thy Word and truth oppose.
2 Their craft and pow'r indeed are great,
Thy holy Church they boldly hate,
Our hope they scornfully deride
And deem us nothing in their pride.
3 Forgive, O Lord, our sins forgive;
Grant us Thy grace and let us live.
Convince Thy foes throughout the land
That godless counsels shall not stand.
4 That Thou art with us, Lord, proclaim
And put our enemies to shame;
Confound them in their haughtiness
And help Thine own in their distress.
5 Preserve Thy chosen flock in peace,
Nor let Thy boundless mercy cease;
To all the world let it appear
That Thy true Church indeed is here.
Topics: Election; Epiphany 5 Languages: English
Thine Honor Save