With heavenly power, O Lord, defend

With heavenly power, O Lord, defend

Author: Rowland Hill
Published in 87 hymnals

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1 With heavenly power, O Lord, defend
Him whom we now to thee commend;
His person bless, his soul secure,
And make him to the end endure.

2 Gird him with all-sufficient grace,
Direct his feet in paths of peace;
Thy truth and faithfulness fulfill,
And help him to obey thy will.

3 Enlarge, inflame, and fill his heart;
In him thy mighty power exert;
That thousands yet unborn may praise
The wonders of redeeming grace.



Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #557

Author: Rowland Hill

Hill, Rowland, M.A., son of Sir Rowland Hill, Bart., was born at Hawkstone, near Shrewsbury, Aug. 23,1744, and educated at Shrewsbury Grammar School, Eton, and St. John's College, Cambridge (B.A. 1769). Taking Holy Orders, he was for a time curate of Kingston, near Taunton. Leaving his curacy, but without renouncing his Orders or his connection with the Church of England, he itinerated for some twelve years, preaching mostly in Wilts, Gloucestershire, Somersetshire, and London. At Wotton-under-Edge he built a Chapel, where he often preached, and also opened the well-known Surrey Chapel, London, in 1783. At the latter place he ministered for nearly fifty years. He took great interest in Evangelical and Mission work, was one of the founders o… Go to person page >

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #356TextPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #525Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #525Page Scan
A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #458Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #458Page Scan
A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes: for Worship in the Church and Family #55Page Scan
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d578
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d345
A Selection of Hymns & Psalms: from the most approved authors: principally from Watts & Rippon: together with originals #312Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d239
A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #415Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #721Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d751
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #768Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #69dPage Scan
Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #195TextPage Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d1039
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #303Page Scan
Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d634
Church Hymn Book; consisting of hymns and psalms, original and selected. adapted to public worship and many other occasions. 2nd ed. #520Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #734Page Scan
Church Poetry: being Portions of the Psalms in Verse and Hymns suited to the Festivals and Fasts, and Various Occasions of the Church #168Page Scan
Church Psalmody: or, hymns for public worship, selected from Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns, and the Congregational Hymn Book #464Page Scan
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #162Page Scan
Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #97Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #452Page Scan
Gospel Melodies: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d208
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #59Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d502
Hymns for Family Worship with Prayers for Every Day in the Week, Selected from Various Authors #135Page Scan
Hymns for Family Worship, with Prayers for Every Day in the Week (2nd ed.) #136Page Scan
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #496Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #574Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d954
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #574TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #574Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #574Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #574Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #574Page Scan
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #495Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d976
Parish Psalmody #d994
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d954
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d974
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #990Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d943
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #552Page Scan
Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CCCCXVPage Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1288
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1015Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1015Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1015Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1015Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1015Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #606Page Scan
The Baptist Harmony #d452
The Baptist Harmony #d466
The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d642
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #870Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #555Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d920
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #539Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d715
The Choice: in two parts. Part I containing psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs. Designed for public and private worship #H411
The Choice: in two parts; Part I, containing Psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs; designed for public and private worship (6th ed.) #H411Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #404Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d1188
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d1035
The Coronation Hymnal #d391
The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs #d273
The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs, with an Appendix of Choice Hymns #d265
The Harp #788Page Scan
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #477Page Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #269Page Scan
The Plymouth Hymnal #d605
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #240Page Scan
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d672
The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts. #d276
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1133Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #82dPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1251
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d1024
The Southern Psalmist #d969
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d1019
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #595Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #557TextPage Scan
Virginia Selection of Psalms #d501



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