God the Only Deliverer

Jehovah from His throne on high

Tune: OLD 113TH
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1 Jehovah from His throne on high
Looks down with clear and searching eye
On all that dwell below;
And he that fashioned heart and mind
Looks ever down on all mankind,
The works of men to know.

2 Not human strength or might hosts,
Not charging steeds or war=like beasts
Can save from overthrow;
But God will save from death and shame
All those who fear and trust His Name,
And they no want shall know.

3 Our hope is on Jehovah stayed,
In Him our hearts are joyful made,
Our help and shield is He;
Our trust is in His holy Name,
Thy mercy, Lord, in faith we claim,
As we have hoped in Thee.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: Jehovah from His throne on high
Title: God the Only Deliverer
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



GENEVAN 68 is usually attributed to Matthäus Greiter (b. Aichach, Bavaria, 1490; d. Strasbourg, France, 1550). It was published as a setting for Psalm 119 in Das dritt theil Strassburger Kirchenampt (1525), which Greiter and his friend Wolfgang Dachstein edited. Greiter studied at Freiburg Universi…

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