Though angels bright escape our sight

Though angels bright escape our sight

Author: Matthias Loy
Tune: MARLOW
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Though angels bright escape our sight,
Unheard their songs are sung,
They hover 'round us day and night,
These earthly mists among.

2 Amid the snares, amid the cares
That danger brings each day,
Our Lord an angel band prepares
To guide us on our way.

3 With malice fell, the prince of hell
Would fain the Church o'erthrow,
But holy angels guard it well
And put to shame the foe.

4 This mercy shown, O Lord, we own:
To Thee our thanks we bring;
And with the angels 'round Thy throne
Would endless praises sing.

Amen.


Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #484

Author: Matthias Loy

Loy, M., President of the Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, contributed several original hymns, and translations from the German, to the Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by Order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States. Columbus, Ohio, 1880. The translations may be found through the Index of Authors, &c.; the original hymns are the following:— 1. An awful mystery is here. Holy Communion. 2. At Jesus' feet our infant sweet. Holy Baptism. 3. Come, humble soul, receive the food. Holy Communion. 4. Give me, 0 Lord, a spirit lowly. Humility desired. 5. God gave His word to holy men. Inspiration of Holy Scripture. 6. God of grace, Whose word is sure. Faithfulness. 7. How matchless is… Go to person page >

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