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A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (5)

Every Friday in 2015 we consider a verse from our "Hymn of the Month." A mighty fortress is our GodA sword and shield victoriousHe breaks the cruel oppressor's rodAnd wins salvation gloriousThe old satanic foeHas sworn to work us woeWith craft and dreadful mightHe arms himself to fightOn earth he has no equal Though there are a number of verses to A Mighty Fortress, this...

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A Mighty Fortress (4)

Every Friday in 2015 we consider a verse from our "Hymn of the Month." That word above all earthly pow'rsNo thanks to them abidethThe Spirit and the gifts are oursThru Him who with us sidethLet goods and kindred goThis mortal life alsoThe body they may killGod's truth abideth stillHis kingdom is forever "At the end of the day" "When all is said and done" "What it all add...

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A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (3)

Every Friday in 2015 we consider a verse from our "Hymn of the Month." And tho' this world with devils filledShould threaten to undo usWe will not fear for God hath willedHis truth to triumph thru usThe prince of darkness grimWe tremble not for himHis rage we can endureFor lo his doom is sureOne little word shall fell him C.S. Lewis famously wrote in his classic The Scre...

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A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (2)

Every Friday in 2015 we consider a verse from our "Hymn of the Month." Did we in our own strength confideOur striving would be losingWere not the right Man on our sideThe Man of God's own choosingDost ask who that may beChrist Jesus it is HeLord Sabaoth His nameFrom age to age the sameAnd He must win the battle Psalm 46 was a favorite of Martin Luther, the Reformer who w...

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A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (1)

Every Friday in 2015 we consider a verse from our "Hymn of the Month." A mighty fortress is our GodA bulwark never failingOur helper He amid the floodOf mortal ills prevailingFor still our ancient foeDoth seek to work us woeHis craft and pow'r are greatAnd armed with cruel hateOn earth is not his equal "Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise." So wrot...

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