PSALM 46
METER:  LMD
SUGGESTED TUNES:  SWEET HOUR or HE LEADETH ME
This is the meter of such hymns as "Sweet Hour of Prayer" and "He Leadeth Me"

1.  God is our ref-uge and our strength,
    In trou-ble he's a pres-ent help.
    We will not fear though earth should change,
    Or moun-tains fall into the sea,
    E'en if the sea should roar and foam,
    And vio-lence cause the hills to shake.
    The Lord Al-might-y is with us,
    The God of Ja-cob shel-ters us.
2.  A stream makes God's own cit-y glad,
    The sa-cred house of the Most High.
    God's in her, she won't be de-stroyed
    For God will help her ear-ly on.
    The na-tions rage, the king-doms fall,
    He on-ly speaks, and earth dis-solves.
    The Lord Al-might-y is with us,
    The God of Ja-cob shel-ters us.
3.  Come, see the do-ings of the Lord,
    Who des-o-la-tion brings to earth.
    He makes wars cease; he breaks the bow
    And spear; the char-iot he con-sumes.
    "Be still, and know that I am God,
    I reign su-preme o'er all the earth."
    The Lord Al-might-y is with us,
    The God of Ja-cob shel-ters us.

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

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