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Help us, O Jesus, thou mighty defender

Help us, O Jesus, thou mighty defender

Tune: REX MAXIMUS
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML, Noteworthy Composer

Representative Text

1. Help us, O Jesus, Thou mighty Defender,
Help when the forces of evil appear;
Help us to battle and never surrender,
Help us to conquer, and drive away fear;
Satan is cunning, the prince of deceivers,
Bringing disaster to many believers.

2. Help us, O Jesus, in hours of temptation,
When both our faith and our courage are weak;
Teach us to look to the sign of salvation,
And near Thy cross a new armor to seek;
Then we shall conquer, if Thou wilt befriend us,
Thou wilt prevail and our faith will defend us.

3. Help us, O Jesus, when death shall spread terror,
And our poor eyes are too feeble to see;
Cleanse us and purge us from sin and from error;
That we may blindly in faith cling to Thee;
Help us, O Jesus, we conquer in dying,
Unto the last on Thy mercy relying.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2659

Text Information

First Line: Help us, O Jesus, thou mighty defender
Author: Johann Heinrich Schröder

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2659
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The Cyber Hymnal #2659

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