Thine for ever! God of love (Newington)

Hymn – Thine for ever! God of love – Lyrics

Thine forever! God of love,
hear us from thy throne above;
thine forever may we be
here and in eternity.

Thine forever! Lord of life,
shield us through our earthly strife;
Thou, the Life, the Truth, the Way,
guide us to the realms of day.

Thine forever! O how blest
they who find in thee their rest!
Saviour, Guardian, heavenly Friend,
O defend us to the end.

Thine forever! Shepherd, keep
these thy frail and trembling sheep,
safe alone beneath thy care,
let us all thy goodness share.

Thine forever! Thou our Guide,
all our wants by Thee supplied,
all our sins by Thee forgiven,
lead us, Lord, from earth to heaven.


The music used in this recording belongs in the Public Domain, but the Performance rights ℗ belong to Richard M S Irwin. You may click the Download Button to obtain the MP3 recording for use in Worship or for personal use only. For other uses of the recording, please Contact Us.  
Click Here to Download


  • Verses: 5
  • Tune: Newington
  • Meter: 77 77
  • Style: Victorian Hymn
  • Usage: General, Weddings
  • Composer: William Dalrymple Maclagan (1826 – 1910)
  • Lyricist: Mary Fawler Maude (1819 – 1913)
  • Music and Lyrics Public Domain.
  • Performance Copyright © 2010 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.