Lord Of Our Life : Lyrics
This recording has been made to accompany singers in Church Services.
1. Lord of our life and God of our salvation,
Star of our night and Hope of ev’ry nation:
Hear and receive Your Church’s supplication,
Lord God Almighty.
2. See round Your ark the hungry billows curling;
See how Your foes their banners are unfurling
And with great spite their fiery darts are hurling,
O Lord, preserve us.
3. Lord, be our light when worldly darkness veils us;
Lord, be our shield when earthly armour fails us;
And in the day when hell itself assails us,
Grant us Your peace, Lord:
4. Peace in our hearts, where sinful thoughts are raging,
Peace in Your Church, our troubled souls assuaging,
Peace when the world its endless war is waging,
Peace in Your heaven.
- Lyricist: Matthäus Apelles von Löwenstern (1594-1648), translated by Philip Pusey (1799 -1855). Public Domain.
- Meter: 11 11 11 5.
Lord Of Our Life : Recording
- Tune: Cloisters, composed by Joseph Barnby (1838 – 1899). Public Domain
- Performance ℗ 2020 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved. ISRC UKTU21900071
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