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Es Ist Kein Tag

Lord God almighty, in Thy hand

Author: George T. Coster
Tune: ES IST KEIN TAG
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: Recording

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1 Lord God almighty, in Thy hand
Rolls every world, blooms every flower;
O Maker of the sea, the land,
We praise Thy power.

2 For day and night that never cease;
For garnered wealth of harvest days;
For the pure mountains breathing peace,
Thy power we praise.

3 For the protected gift of life;
For reason, for home’s sheltered bower;
For the strong love of child and wife,
We praise Thy power.

4 For freedom; for the sage’s thought;
For martyrs brave; for poets’ lays;
For the great word by prophets brought
Thy power we praise.

5 For Him, Thy Son divine, who came
From Thee Thine all-transcendent dower!
To raise us from our sin and shame,
We praise Thy power.

6 For all He did our souls to save,
And guide us in Thy heavenly ways;
For His dear life, His cross, His grave,
Thy power we praise.

7 Illimitable is Thy love,
Thy mercy endless as Thy days;
Nor shall we cease in realms above
Thy power to praise.

Source: Small Church Music #1913

Author: George T. Coster

Coster, George Thomas, was born in 1835 at Chatham, Kent; studied for the Congregational Ministry at New College, London; ordained in 1859 at Newport, Essex, and has since held pastorates at Barnstaple, Hull, South Norwood, and Whitby. He has published (besides many sermons and tracts) Pastors and People, 1869; Allegories, 1878; Lorrin and other Poems, 1859; the Rhyme of St. Peter's Fall, 1871, and Poems and Hymns, 1882. He has also contributed several poems on Scripture characters (a line in which he excels) to The Poet's Bible, and edited, in 1869 Temperance Melodies and Religious Hymns. Of his hymns the following are in common use:— 1. Dost thou bow beneath the burthen. Fellowship with God. This is an imitation of Dr. Neale's "Art… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord God almighty, in Thy hand
Title: Es Ist Kein Tag
Original Language: English
Author: George T. Coster
Meter: 8.8.8.4
Copyright: Public Domain



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