God's Word Is Our Great Heritage

Show
Show

Loading.....

Lyrics

God's Word is our great heritage
And shall be ours forever;
To spread its light from age to age
Shall be our chief endeavor.
Through life it guides our way;
In death it is our stay.
Lord, grant, while worlds endure,
We keep its teachings pure
Through-out all generations.

Text Information View on Hymnary

First Line:
God's Word is our great heritage
Title:
God's Word Is Our Great Heritage
Danish Title:
Guds Ord det er vort Arvegods
Author:
N.F. S. Grundtvig
Translator:
O. G. Belsheim
Meter:
8.7.8.7.6.6.6.7
Source:
Salmer ved Jubelfesten, 1817; Translation: The Lutheran Hymnary, 1909
Language:
English
Notes:
Originally, this was the final verse of a longer hymn beginning 'Guds Kirke er vor Klippe-Borg.'
Copyright:
Public Domain

Tune Information View on Hymnary

Title:
REUTER
Composer:
Fritz Reuter
Meter:
8.7.8.7.6.5.6.6.7