170. Triune God, Oh, Be Our Stay

Triune God, oh, be our stay;
Oh, let us perish never!
Cleanse us from our sins, we pray,
And grant us life forever.
Keep us from the evil one;
Uphold our faith most holy,
And let us trust you solely
With humble hearts and lowly.
Let us put God's armor on,
With all true Christian running
Our heav'nly race and shunning
The devil's wiles and cunning.
Amen, amen! This be done;
So sing we, "Alleluia!"
[Lent: So sing we all,"Hosanna!"

Text Information
First Line: Triune God, oh, be our stay
Title: Triune God, Oh, Be Our Stay
Original Language: German
Translator: Richard Massie, 1800-87 (alt.)
Adapter: Martin Luther, 1483-1546
Meter: 77 77 77 7 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1982
Topic: Close of Service; Confirmation; Forgiveness (1 more...)
Notes: This hymn may be sung in three stanzas in the following form: 1. God the Father, be our stay... 2. Jesus Christ, oh, be our stay... 3. Holy Spirit, be our stay...
Tune Information
Name: GOTT DER VATER WOHN UNS BEI
Meter: 77 77 77 7 D
Key: C Major
Source: Johann Walter, Geystliche gesangk Buchleyn, 1524
Copyright: Arrangement: Copyright 1982 Concordia Publishing House.



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