PSALM 124
METER:  CM (86 86)
SUGGESTED TUNES:  ST. ANNE or AMAZING GRACE
This is the meter of such hymns as "O God, Our Help in Ages Past" and "Amazing Grace"

Leader sings (this may be omitted):
    If God had not been on our side,
    What then, O Is-ra-el?
    If God had not been on our side,
    What then, O Is-ra-el?
Congregation sings:
1.  If God had not been on our side
    When en-e-mies at-tacked,
    They would have swal-lowed us a-live
    Out of their fur-ious rage;
2.  The floods would have swept us away,
    They would have cov-ered us.
    O thank the Lord, who has not let
    Our foes come and de-stroy!
3.  We have es-caped like birds who break
    Free from the hunt-er's snare.
    Our help is from the Lord our God,
    Who made the heav'n and earth.

Reprinted by permission of the publisher from Sing the Psalms! by Dale A. Schoening.  Copyright 1988 Dale A. Schoening.

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