48. O God, Our Help in Ages Past

1 O God, our help in ages past,
Our hope for years to come,
Our shelter from the stormy blast,
And our eternal home!

2 Under the shadow of Thy throne
Still may we dwell secure;
Sufficient is Thine arm alone,
And our defense is sure.

3 Before the hills in order stood,
Or earth received her frame,
From everlasting Thou art God,
To endless years the same.

4 A thousand ages in Thy sight
Are like an evening gone;
Short as the watch that ends the night,
Before the rising sun.

5 O God, our help in ages past,
Our hope for years to come,
Be Thou our guide while life shall last
And our eternal home!

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: O God, our help in ages past
Title: O God, Our Help in Ages Past
Author: Isaac Watts (1719)
Publication Date: 1974
Meter: C.M.
Scripture: Psalm 27:9; Psalm 90; Genesis 1:2-10; Isaiah 25:4
Topic: God the Father: Care and Guidance; God the Father: Eternity
Tune Information
Name: ST. ANNE
Composer: William Croft (1708)
Meter: C.M.
Key: C Major



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