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O Lord of hosts, the earth is thine

O Lord of hosts, the earth is thine

Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O Lord of Hosts, the earth is Thine,
The nations bow beneath Thy sway;
Thy wisdom, love and power divine
All things in Heav’n and earth obey.

2 The famine, pestilence and sword,
All these Thy righteous judgments are;
Yet mark not our deservings, Lord,
But lift from us the scourge of war.

3 The monarch’s haughtiness bow down,
The loftiness of man make low;
Let all the world Thy greatness own;
And peace return to dwell below.

4 O’er passions fierce and hatred sore
Shed down Thy healing love again:
Bid angel choirs sing out once more
"Peace on the earth, good will to men."

5 O Father, teach us brother’s love;
O Savior, make us one in Thee;
O Spirit, pour forth from above
Thy mercy, peace and unity.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11307

Text Information

First Line: O Lord of hosts, the earth is thine



LES COMMANDEMENS (French for "the commandments"), a rich and graceful tune in the Hypo-Ionian mode (major), was used in the Genevan Psalter (1547) for the Decalogue and for Psalm 140, and later in British psalters and in the Lutheran tradition. The first setting in the Psalter Hymnal derives from Cl…

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The Cyber Hymnal #11307
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The Cyber Hymnal #11307

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