Lord of the Nations

Lord of the nations, Father of all

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lord of the nations,
Father of all,
Lord of the nations,
List to our call;
Just are Thy judgments,
Righteous and true;
Faith that is faltering
In us renew.

2 Lord of the nations,
Light of the blind,
Darkness illumine,
Spirits unbind;
Lord of the nations,
God of all grace,
Show us our brothers
Face unto face.

3 Cleanse Thou our motives,
Even by fire,
Take from our spirits
Evil desire;
Lord of the nations,
Holy and strong,
More than from danger
Keep us from wrong.


Source: The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #406

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord of the nations, Father of all
Title: Lord of the Nations
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Language: English
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #406

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