Great God, who hast delivered us

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1 Great God who hast delivered us
By thy great love and mighty power
In many an evil hour,

2 Make manifest in this dread time
Thy power supreme, thy love sublime,
That love that never faileth.

Then to thy name be glory given,
Creator of the earth and heaven,
Thou bringer of salvation!
To thee, the source of all our joy,
To thee we sing, O Lord most high,
Glad praise and adoration.

--Pilgrim Hymnal (1958)

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First Line: Great God, who hast delivered us
Refrain First Line: Then to thy name be glory given

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OLD 113TH

GENEVAN 68 is usually attributed to Matthäus Greiter (b. Aichach, Bavaria, 1490; d. Strasbourg, France, 1550). It was published as a setting for Psalm 119 in Das dritt theil Strassburger Kirchenampt (1525), which Greiter and his friend Wolfgang Dachstein edited. Greiter studied at Freiburg Universi…

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