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For the might of thine arm we bless thee

For the might of thine arm we bless thee

Author: Charles Silvester Horne
Published in 17 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. For the might of Thine arm we bless Thee,
our God, our fathers’ God;
Thou hast kept Thy pilgrim people
by the strength of Thy staff and rod;
Thou hast called us to the journey
which faithless feet ne’er trod;
For the might of Thine arm we bless Thee,
our God, our fathers’ God.

2. For the love of Christ constraining,
that bound their hearts as one;
For the faith in truth and freedom
in which their work was done;
For the peace of God’s evangel
wherewith their feet were shod;
For the might of Thine arm we bless Thee,
our God, our fathers’ God.

3. We are watchers of a beacon
whose light must never die;
We are guardians of an altar
that shows Thee ever nigh;
We are children of Thy freemen
who sleep beneath the sod;
For the might of Thine arm we bless Thee,
our God, our fathers’ God.

4. May the shadow of Thy presence
around our camp be spread;
Baptize us with the courage
Thou gavest to our dead;
O keep us in the pathway
their saintly feet have trod;
For the might of Thine arm we bless Thee,
our God, our fathers’ God.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1589

Author: Charles Silvester Horne

Charles Silvester Horne (1865–1914) was a famous late 19th century and early 20th century Congregationalist minister, who additionally served as Liberal M.P. for Ipswich, and was a noted orator. He was also the father of the humorous broadcaster, Kenneth Horne. He was born in Cuckfield, Sussex on 15 April 1865, the youngest child of Charles Horne, the minister of Cuckfield Congregational Church, and his wife, whose maiden name was Harriet Silvester Simpson. When he was six weeks old the family moved to Newport, Shropshire. Here Charles Horne gave up the ministry, becoming the editor of the local newspaper, the Newport Advertiser and became a partner of his wife's uncle, Charles Silvester in a printing and bookselling firm. Horne lived… Go to person page >

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First Line: For the might of thine arm we bless thee
Author: Charles Silvester Horne

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1589
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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Complete Mission Praise #154

Hymns and Psalms #435a

Hymns and Psalms #435b

Audio

Small Church Music #6998

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1589

Include 12 pre-1979 instances
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