A mighty stronghold is our GodAuthor: Martin Luther; Translator: Joel Swartz
Tune: EIN FESTE BURG
Published in 9 hymnals
1 A mighty stronghold is our God,
A sure defence and weapon;
He helps us free from every need
Which hath us now o'er taken.
The old angry foe
Now means us deadly woe;
Deep guile and great might
Are his dread arms in fight,--
On earth is not His equal.
2 In our own strength can naught be done--
Our loss were soon effected;
There fights for us the Proper One,
By God himself elected.
Ask you who frees us?
It is Christ Jesus--
The Lord Sabaoth,
There is no other God;
He'll hold the field of battle.
3 And were the world with devils filled,
All waiting to devour us;
We'll still succeed, so God hath willed,--
They cannot overpower us:
The Prince of this world
To hell shall be hurled;
He seeks to alarm,
But shall do us no harm;
The smallest word can fell Him.
4 The Word they still must let remain,
And for that have no merit;
For He is with us on the plain,
By His good gifts and Spirit:
Destroy they our life,
Goods, fame, child and wife?
Let all pass amain,
They still no conquest gain,
For ours is still the kingdom.
Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #343
|Instances (1 - 9 of 9)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #203||Ein' Feste Burg||A mighty stronghold is our God||[A mighty stronghold is our God]||1885||Reformation Day ||
|Augsburg Songs No. 2: for Sunday schools and other services #88||Ein Feste Burg||A mighty stronghold is our God||[A mighty stronghold is our God]||M. Luther||1893||Reformation Day ||
|Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d3||A mighty stronghold is our God||A mighty stronghold is our God||Martin Luther||1895|
|Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #602||A mighty stronghold is our God||A mighty stronghold is our God||P. M.||1870||Reformation Festival ||
|Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #343||A mighty stronghold is our God||A mighty stronghold is our God||EIN FESTE BURG||Joel Swartz; Martin Luther||1899||Battle Hymn | Luther's; God | our shepherd; Missions | ; Reformation Festival ||
|Fair Haven #d1||A Mighty stronghold is our God||A Mighty stronghold is our God||Martin Luther||1949|
|Gems from Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other Services #d1||A mighty stronghold is our God||A mighty stronghold is our God||Martin Luther||1906|
|Hymns and Songs for the Sunday School #149||A mighty stronghold is our God||A mighty stronghold is our God||Joel Swartz; Martin Luther||1914|
|Missionary Services and Hymnal: a manual for the use of the Woman's and Young People's Missionary Societies (5th ed.) #36||A mighty Stronghold is our God||A mighty Stronghold is our God||1895|