God Of Our Fathers
Scripture: Psalm 46:7
Time Signature: 2/2
Hymn Status: Public Domain (This hymn is free to use for display and print)
Verse 1: God of our fathers, whose almighty hand leads forth in beauty all the starry band of shining worlds in splendor thro’ the skies, our grateful songs before Thy throne arise.
Verse 2: Thy love divine hath led us in the past; in this free land by Thee our lot is cast; be Thou our ruler, guardian, guide and stay, Thy word our law, Thy path our chosen way.
Verse 3: From war’s alarms, from deadly pestilence, be thy strong arm our ever sure defense; thy true religion in our hearts increase, thy bounteous goodness nourish us in peace.
Verse 4: Refresh Thy people on their toilsome way; lead us from night to neverending day; fill all our lives with love and grace divine, and glory, laud and praise be ever Thine.