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The Lord, He Is Our Sun And Shield

The Lord, He is our sun and shield

Author: Benjamin Keach
Tune: GEER (Greatorex)
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The Lord, He is our sun and shield,
Our buckler and our guard,
And hence we stand and will not yield,
Though enemies press hard.

2 Like as a shield the blow keeps off
The enemy lays on,
So He prevents all hurt to us,
And saves us every one.

3 Let foes strike at us as they please,
Upon the head or heart;
This precious shield which we do use
Secures us every part.

4 From sin, from Satan and the world
No art we need to fear,
Since Thou art such a shield to us,
Our God and Savior dear!

5 Our shield and our great reward,
To Thee all praise be given;
Who with Thy saving help afford
Until we come to Heaven.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9249

Author: Benjamin Keach

Keach, Benjamin, was born at Stoke-Hammond, Bucks, Feb. 29, 1640. Early in life he joined a Baptist Church, and at 18 began to preach. For the next 10 years he laboured as an evangelist in the towns and villages of his native county, suffering at times much persecution for his principles as a Baptist and Nonconformist. In 1661, he published a small book entitled The Child's Instructor; or, a New and Easy Primer. For this he was tried before Lord Chief Justice Hyde, and condemned to a fine, imprisonment and the pillory. In 1668 he removed to London, and became pastor of a Particular Baptist Church which met, first in private houses, and afterwards in Horselydown, Southward. There a large congregation gathered round him, to which he ministere… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord, He is our sun and shield
Title: The Lord, He Is Our Sun And Shield
Author: Benjamin Keach
Source: Spiritual Melody, 1691
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #9249
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The Cyber Hymnal #9249

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