God of eternal love, Our Father and our friend

God of eternal love, Our Father and our friend

Author: Anonymous
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 God of eternal Love,
Our Father and our Friend,
We lift our hearts to Thee above:
Do Thou our prayer attend.

2 Baptized into Thy Name,
We all have Christ put on:
O may Thy love our hearts inflame,
The course of truth to run.

3 May earthly feelings die,
And fruits of faith increase;
And Adam's nature prostrate lie
Before the Prince of Peace.

4 Endue us, Lord, with strength,
To triumph over sin:
That we may with Thy saints at length
Eternal glory win.

Amen.

Source: Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #265

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God of eternal love, Our Father and our friend
Author: Anonymous
Source: Seaton's Church Hymn Book, 1855
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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Christian Hymns #102

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Church Book #388

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Church Book #388

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Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #265

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School and Parish Hymnal #209

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The Lutheran Hymnary #69

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