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O God, Our Help in Ages Past


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Our God, our help in ages past,
our hope for years to come,
our shelter from the stormy blast,
and our eternal home:
Under the shadow of your throne
your saints have dwelt secure;
sufficient is your arm alone,
and our defense is sure.
Before the hills in order stood,
or earth received her frame,
from everlasting you are God,
to endless years the same.
A thousand ages in your sight
are like an evening gone,
short as the watch that ends the night
before the rising sun.
Our God, our help in ages past,
our hope for years to come:
O be our guard while troubles last,
and our eternal home.

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Our God, our help in ages past
O God, Our Help in Ages Past
Isaac Watts (1719)
Spanish translation: See "Nuestra esperanza y protección" by Federico J. Pagura
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William Croft (1708)
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