The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise Him.@Psalm 28:7
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, 1882.

Vision W. Howard Doane, 1873 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Howard Doane (1832-1915)

God of our strength, enthroned above,
The source of life, the fount of love;
O let devotion’s sacred flame
Our souls awake to praise Thy name.

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God of our strength, we wait on Thee,
Our sure defense forever be.

To Thee we lift our joyful eyes,
To Thee on wings of faith we rise;
Come Thou, and let Thy courts on earth
Ring out Thy praise in holy mirth.

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God of our strength, from day to day
Direct our thoughts and guide our way;
O may our hearts united be
In sweet communion, Lord, with Thee.

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God of our strength, on Thee we call;
God of our hope, our light, our all,
Thy name we praise, Thy love adore,
Our rock, our shield, forevermore.

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