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God of our strength, enthroned above

God of our strength, enthroned above

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: VISION (Doane)
Published in 13 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. God of our strength, enthroned above,
The source of life, the fount of love;
O let devotion’s sacred flame
Our souls awake to praise Thy name.

Refrain
God of our strength, we wait on Thee,
Our sure defense forever be.

2. To Thee we lift our joyful eyes,
To Thee on wings of faith we rise;
Come Thou, and let Thy courts on earth
Ring out Thy praise in holy mirth. [Refrain]

3. God of our strength, from day to day
Direct our thoughts and guide our way;
O may our hearts united be
In sweet communion, Lord, with Thee. [Refrain]

4. God of our strength, on Thee we call;
God of our hope, our light, our all,
Thy name we praise, Thy love adore,
Our rock, our shield, forevermore. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1977

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God of our strength, enthroned above
Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Tune

VISION (Doane)

VISION, composed by William H. Doane (PHH 473), was first published in the 1883 Baptist Hymnal, of which Doane was musical editor. There the tune, named GOD OF OUR STRENGTH, was set to the 1882 Francis J. Van Alstyne (pseudonym for Fanny J. Crosby, PHH 473) text "God of Our Strength, Enthroned Above…

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Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1977
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymnal #36

The Baptist Hymnal #98

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1977

Zion's Praises #10

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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