Lord of all power and might

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1 Lord of all power and might,
Father of love and light,
Speed on Thy word!
O let the gospel sound
All the wide world around,
Wherever man is found!
God speed His word!

2 Hail, blessèd Jubilee!
Thine, Lord, the glory be;
Thine was the mighty plan;
From Thee the work began;
Away with praise of man!
Glory to God!

3 Lo, what embattled foes,
Stern in their hate, oppose
God’s holy word!
One for His truth we stand,
Strong in His own right hand,
Firm as a martyr-band:
God shield His word!

4 Onward shall be our course,
Despite of fraud or force;
God is before.
His words ere long shall run
Free as the noonday sun;
His purpose must be done:
God bless His word!


Source: The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal: official hymnal of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church #349

Author: Hugh Stowell

Stowell, Hugh, an able and popular minister of the Church of England, was born at Douglas, Isle of Man, December 3, 1799. He graduated at Oxford in 1822, and took holy orders the following year. He held various offices in his Church; became rector at Salford in 1831; was appointed honorary Canon of Chester Cathedral in 1845, and later Rural Dean of Eccles. He published several volumes. He also edited a book of hymns: A Selection of Psalms and Hymns Suited to the Services of the Church of England, 1831. To the several editions of this book most of his hymns were contributed. He died at Safford October 8, 1865. From every stormy wind that blows 495 Lord of all power and might 206 Hymn Writers of the Church, 1915 by Charles Nutter… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord of all power and might, Father of love and light
Title: Lord of all power and might
Author: Hugh Stowell
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Felice de Giardini (b. Turin, Italy, 1716; d. Moscow, Russia, 1796) composed ITALIAN HYMN in three parts for this text at the request of Selina Shirley, the famous evangelically minded Countess of Huntingdon. Giardini was living in London at the time and contributed this tune and three others to Mar…

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FIAT LUX (Dykes)

DORCHESTER (Waite's Psalmody)



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