With heavenly power, O Lord, defend

With heavenly power, O Lord, defend

Author: Rowland Hill
Published in 87 hymnals

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1 With heavenly power, O Lord, defend
Him whom we now to thee commend;
His person bless, his soul secure,
And make him to the end endure.

2 Gird him with all-sufficient grace,
Direct his feet in paths of peace;
Thy truth and faithfulness fulfill,
And help him to obey thy will.

3 Enlarge, inflame, and fill his heart;
In him thy mighty power exert;
That thousands yet unborn may praise
The wonders of redeeming grace.



Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #557

Author: Rowland Hill

Hill, Rowland, M.A., son of Sir Rowland Hill, Bart., was born at Hawkstone, near Shrewsbury, Aug. 23,1744, and educated at Shrewsbury Grammar School, Eton, and St. John's College, Cambridge (B.A. 1769). Taking Holy Orders, he was for a time curate of Kingston, near Taunton. Leaving his curacy, but without renouncing his Orders or his connection with the Church of England, he itinerated for some twelve years, preaching mostly in Wilts, Gloucestershire, Somersetshire, and London. At Wotton-under-Edge he built a Chapel, where he often preached, and also opened the well-known Surrey Chapel, London, in 1783. At the latter place he ministered for nearly fifty years. He took great interest in Evangelical and Mission work, was one of the founders o… Go to person page >

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #356

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #525

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #55

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d578

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d345

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d239

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #768

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #195

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d1039

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d634

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #734

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #162

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #97

Gospel Melodies: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d208

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #59

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d502

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Hymns for Family Worship, with Prayers for Every Day in the Week (2nd ed.) #136

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #574

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #574

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #574

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #574

Parish Psalmody #d976

Parish Psalmody #d994

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d954

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #990

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d943

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1288

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1015

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1015

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1015

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1015

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #606

The Baptist Harmony #d452

The Baptist Harmony #d466

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d642

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #555

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d920

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #539

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d715

The Church Hymn Book #d1188

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d1035

The Coronation Hymnal #d391

The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs #d273

The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs, with an Appendix of Choice Hymns #d265

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The Harp #788

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #477

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #269

The Plymouth Hymnal #d605

The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts. #d276

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1133

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1251

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d1024

The Southern Psalmist #d969

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d1019

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #557

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d501

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