Lord, thine fore'er today

Lord, thine fore'er today

Author: Paul E. Kretzmann
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Lord, Thine fore'er today
I vow to be,
And for Thy grace I pray
And cry to Thee:
Lord, do not leave my side,
My heav'nly Friend;
Keep me, whate'er betide,
Until the end.

2 Though all alone I stand
In storm and strife,
Though foes on ev'ry hand
Would take my life,
Though my weak, troubled heart
Would leave Thy Word,
Yet Thou my Savior art,
Jesus, my Lord!

3 And when my path through life
Draws near its end,
When sorrow, pain and strife
My steps attend,
Yet in Thy mercy mild,
Redeemer mine,
Take home Thy trusting child,
Forever Thine!


Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #549

Author: Paul E. Kretzmann

Professor Paul E. Kretzman led a group of Lutherans who left church fellowship with some Lutheran congregations in 1956 after he was charged with teaching error in class. He and his followers organized the Lutheran Churches of the Reformation. He wrote several Bible Commentaries and translated many hymns. NN, Hymnary from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutheran_Churches_of_the_Reformation Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, thine fore'er today
Author: Paul E. Kretzmann



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