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God of Might, We Praise Thy Name

Representative Text

1 God of might, we praise Thy name
For Thy deeds of strength and glory,
Heav’n and earth extol Thy fame,
And proclaim the blessed story;
As Thou art, Thou e’er wilt be
Unto all eternity.

2 Cherubim and seraphim
Praise Thy name with joy unceasing;
Prophets and apostles are
Evermore Thy praise increasing,
And the martyrs, brave and true,
Worship Thee with praises new.

3 All Thy Church in ev’ry land
Lifts its voice in adoration
Unto Thee, O God of Love,
For Thy work of man’s salvation;
Thou art King of Life and Love
In Thy heav’nly realms above.

4 Look upon Thy children here
Who, their love for Thee professing,
And in Jesus’ name alone,
Ask of Thee a Father’s blessing;
When the course of life is o’er,
Bring us home forevermore.

Source: Elmhurst Hymnal: and orders of worship for the Sunday school, young people's meetings and church services #33

Translator: Julius H. Horstmann

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Text Information

First Line: God of might, we praise thy name
Title: God of Might, We Praise Thy Name
German Title: Grosser Gott, wir loben Dich
Translator: Julius H. Horstmann
Language: English

Tune

GROSSER GOTT (11171)

Also known as: FRAMINGHAM GROSSNER GROSSER GOTT HALLE HUNGARIAN MELODY LAUDAMUS PARIS PASCHAL STILLORGAN GROSSER GOTT was set to the German versification in the Katholisches Gesangbuch (see above). Variants of the tune abound; the version found in the Psalter Hymnal came from Johann Schicht's Allgem…

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Timeline

Instances

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Christian Hymns #d49

TextPage Scan

Elmhurst Hymnal #33

Select Songs for School and Home #d39

The Evangelical Hymnal. Text ed. #d110

The Hymnal #d131

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