O God, We Ask for Strength

O God, we ask for strength to lead

Tune: ST. AGNES (Dykes)
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Text Information

First Line: O God, we ask for strength to lead
Title: O God, We Ask for Strength
Meter: 8.6.8.6

Tune

ST. AGNES (Dykes)

John B. Dykes (PHH 147) composed ST. AGNES for [Jesus the Very Thought of Thee]. Dykes named the tune after a young Roman Christian woman who was martyred in A.D. 304 during the reign of Diocletian. St. Agnes was sentenced to death for refusing to marry a nobleman to whom she said, "I am already eng…

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