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God Almighty, in Thy temple

God Almighty, in Thy temple

Author: Robert Hall Baynes
Published in 17 hymnals

Representative Text

1 God Almighty, in thy temple
Low before Thy throne we bow;
From Thy dwelling-place in glory
Hear our supplications now,
While we offer
Earnest prayer and solemn vow.

2 Christ our Saviour, Thou Who carest
For the youngest of Thy fold,
Give us now Thy heavenly blessing,
As Thou didst in days of old;
Priceless treasure,
Richer far than gems or gold.

3 God the Holy Ghost, be near us;
Ever dwell our hearts within;
Keep them pure, and brave, and earnest,
Give us grace to conquer sin,
And through Jesus,
Heaven's eternal crown to win.

4 Holy Trinity, defend us
In a world with evil rife;
Let Thine angel-guards surround us
In each sore and bitter strife:
Oh, preserve us
Unto everlasting life!


Source: The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #548

Author: Robert Hall Baynes

Baynes, Robert Hall, M.A., s. of the Rev. Joseph Baynes, b. at Wellington, Somerset, Mar. 10, 1831, and educated at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, graduating B.A. 1856, and M.A. 1859. Ordained in 1855, he held successively the Curacy of Christ Church, Blackfriars, the P. Curacy of St. Paul's, Whitechapel; of Holy Trinity, Maidstone, and of St. Michael's, Coventry. In 1870 he was Bp. designate of Madagascar; but resigned in 1871. In 1873 he was appointed Hon. Canon of Worcester Cathedral, and in 1880 Vicar of Holy Trinity, Folkestone. Canon Baynes is more widely known as the compiler of some most successful books of sacred poetry than as an original hymn-writer, although some of his hymns are of considerable merit, and are in extensive use. Of the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God Almighty, in Thy temple
Author: Robert Hall Baynes
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 17 of 17)

Cân a Mawl #17b

Church and University Hymns #d57

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Gloria Deo #690

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #825

Hymns and Tunes for Children of the Church #d63

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In Excelsis for School and Chapel #9

In Excelsis for School and Chapel. l7th ed. #d68

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In Excelsis #769

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In Excelsis #a769

Old and New Welsh and English Hymns #205b

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The Children's Hymn Book #140

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The Church Hymnal #548

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The Church Hymnal #548

The Friends' Hymnal #d166

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The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #a690

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The Hymnal #548

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