1 Lord, while for all mankind we pray
Of every clime and coast,
O hear us for our native land,
The land we love the most.
2 O guard our shores from every foe;
With peace our borders bless;
With prosperous times our cities crown,
Our fields with plenteousness.
3 Unite us in the sacred love
Of knowledge, truth, and thee;
And let our hills and valleys shout
The songs of liberty.
4 Lord of the nations, thus to thee
Our country we commend;
Be thou her refuge and her trust,
Her everlasting Friend.
Source: The New English Hymnal #491
|First Line:||Lord, while for all mankind we pray|
|Title:||Lord, While For All Mankind|
|Author:||John Reynell Wreford|