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The Lord's Prayer

Representative Text

1 Our Father, God, who art in heav'n,
To thy great name be rev'rence given;
Thy peaceful kingdom wide extend,
And reign, O Lord, till time shall end.

2 Thy sacred will on earth be done,
As 'tis by angels round thy throne;
And let us every day be fed,
With earthly and with heavenly bread.

3 Our sins forgive, and teach us thus
To pardon those who injure us;
Our shield in all temptations prove,
And every evil far remove.

4 Thine is the kingdom to control,
And thine the power to save the soul;
Great be the glory of thy reign,
Let every creature say, Amen.

Text Information

First Line: Our Father, God, who art in heav'n, To thy great name be rev'rence given
Title: The Lord's Prayer
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Publication Date: 1831
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Tune

OLD HUNDREDTH

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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David's Harp #116

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The American School Hymn Book #LX

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The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #LX

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #247

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The Infant School and Nursery Hymn Book #28

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The Minstrel of Zion #203

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The Sabbath School Lute #3

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Vestry Harmonies #12a

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