God of the nations, hear our call

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1. God of the nations, hear our call;
Thou who art Father of us all;
Show us our part in Thy great plan
For the vast brotherhood of man.

2. In plastic form the nations lie;
For molding unto us they cry;
May we their urgent summons heed
And gladly go to meet their need.

3. May we, a nation blessed with light,
Be ever truer to the right,
That nations in our life may see
The power which we derive from Thee.

4. Thus, as Thy kingdom cometh here,
Shall it throughout the world draw near;
And loyalty to country then
Shall reach out to include all men.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1878

Author: Vera Campbell

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First Line: God of the nations, hear our call
Author: Vera Campbell




TRURO is an anonymous tune, first published in Thomas Williams's Psalmodia Evangelica, (second vol., 1789) as a setting for Isaac Watts' "Now to the Lord a noble song." Virtually nothing is known about this eighteenth-century British editor of the two-volume Psalmodia Evangelica, a collection of thr…

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