the God of Jacob is for us “We have no access to God except through the one and only Mediator and Intercessor, Jesus Christ the Righteous.” We, therefore, do not offer our prayers as though saints could be our intercessor, nor do we offer them on the “basis of our own dignity but only on the basis of the excellence and dignity of Jesus Christ, whose righteousness is ours by faith.” Because Jesus Christ is our sympathetic High Priest, we approach the throne “in full assurance of faith.”, No greater assurance can be found than that expressed in Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 1, Question and Answer 1: “I am not my own by I belong—body and soul, in life and in death—to my faithful Savior, Jesus Christ.”. The confessions demonstrate this perspective: Yet, in a fallen world, God’s providential care is the source of great assurance, comfort and strength. 3 The nations rage, the kingdoms move, Difficult times occur in the lives and communities of God’s people because this is a fallen world. The LORD's mighty victories assure us of the people's peace (st. 4), and God's reassuring word "Be still, and know. If this score will be projected or included in a bulletin, usage must be reported to a licensing agent (e.g. — These operettas satirized the court and everyday life in Victorian times. he brings beneath the sun. 1842; d. Westminster, London, 1900) was born of an Italian mother and an Irish father who was an army bandmaster and a professor of music. The tune NOEL is also known as EARDISLEY or GERARD. God Is In The Midst Of Her come, see what desolation great Most High has his abode. Come, See The Works Of Our Maker, the weapons of the strong destroyed, he causes wars to cease; God Is Moving By His Spirit; God Is My Refuge And My Strength; God Is Not A Man; God Is Not Dead He Is Alive; God Is Not Dead He Is Alive; God Is Not Dead He Is Alive; God Is So Good; God Is So Wonderful; God Is Still On The Throne; God Is The Strength Of My Heart; God Is The Strength Of My Heart; God Is Working His Purpose Out; God Leads Us Along They lie in wait for the church and every member of it like thieves, with all their power, to destroy and spoil everything by their deceptions” (Article 12). Try, It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. God is our refuge and our Strength yeah A very present help in times of trouble Repeat Father I cry out to You Because I know You are listening Father, I need you Thought I could make it by myself My Spirit tarry Please come and refresh me Give me the strength to try again Early in his career Sullivan composed oratorios and music for some Shakespeare plays. Traditionally ascribed to (or assigned to) the "sons of Korah," the psalm was no doubt composed for liturgical use at the temple. In all difficult times, we eagerly await the final day when God “will set all things right, judge evil, and condemn the wicked” (Our World Belongs to God, paragraph 57). CCLI, OneLicense, etc). Through these thoughts, our trust in God is inspired. Belgic Confession, Article 13 is a reminder that God’s providence reassures us that God leads and governs all in this world “according to his holy will…nothing happens in this world without his orderly arrangement.” Further, this Confession identifies that this “gives us unspeakable comfort since it teaches us that nothing can happen to us by chance but only by the arrangement of our gracious heavenly Father, who watches over us with fatherly care...in this thought we rest.”, Belgic Confession, Article 13, is a reminder that much is beyond human understanding and so “we do not wish to inquire with undue curiosity into what God does that surpasses human understanding and is beyond our ability to comprehend.”, In Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 9, Question and Answer 26 we testify that we “trust God so much that [we] do not doubt that he will provide whatever [we] need for body and soul and will turn to [our] good whatever adversity he sends upon [us] in this sad world.”, In Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 10, Question and Answer 28, we are assured that through our trust in the providence of God we can have “good confidence in our faithful God and Father that nothing in creation will separate us from his love.”, When we pray the Lord’s Prayer we ask not to be brought into the time of trial but rescued from evil. He also studied at the Leipzig Conservatory (1858-1861) and in 1866 was appointed professor of composition at the Royal Academy of Music. Hymns based on Psalm 46 are at 468, 469, and 610. 4 O come and see what wondrous works inspires us again with the confidence of faith (st. 5). Yes Though I Walk Through The Valley Of Death I Will Not Fear Any Harm England. earth melts with trembling fear before the mountains on the shore. and therefore, though the earth be moved, God Is My Refuge And My Strength A Present Help In Time Of Need He Is My Fortress My Deliverer My Father, My Friend Indeed. God The Lord Of Hosts Is With Us Evermore! In addition, “The devils and evil spirits are so corrupt that they are enemies of God and of everything good. The LORD of hosts is on our side, A separate copy of this score must be purchased for each choir member. Sullivan entered the Chapel Royal as a chorister in 1854. Psalms for All Seasons (http://www.psalmsforallseasons.org). God The Lord Of Hosts Is With Us Evermore! 1 God is our refuge and our strength, our ever present aid, and therefore, though the earth be moved, we will not be afraid– though hills into the seas be cast, though foaming waters roar, though all the mighty billows shake the mountains on the shore. Since God is in the midst of her, when trouble is at hand. God Is Our Strength And Refuge, God stills the rage of the nations, inspiring us with faith's strong confidence (st. 3). but when his voice was heard, inspires us again with the confidence of faith. Song God Is Our Strength And Refuge Album The Worship Collection ( Vol-09) Genre Praise & Worship Writer(s) Richard Thomas Bewes Publisher / And We Therefore Will Not Fear, God’s Help Is Swiftly Given, Traditionally ascribed to (or assigned to) the "sons of Korah," the psalm was no doubt composed for liturgical use at the temple. ." However, he is best known for writing the music for lyrics by William S. Gilbert, which produced popular operettas such as "H.M.S. though foaming waters roar, We praise and worship you, O God, because you are with your people; powerfully and miraculously you defend your church and your Word. 5 "Be still and know that I am God, and every nation of the earth Our Present Help In Trouble, against all fanatic spirits, against the gates of hell. Belgic Confession, Article 15 teaches that “…by the disobedience of Adam original sin has been spread through the whole human race…a corruption of the whole human nature...” As a result, God’s people are “guilty and subject to physical and spiritual death, having become wicked, perverse, and corrupt in all [our] ways” (Article 14). Thrones Vanish At His Presence Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or, Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 1, Q&A 1; Lord’s Day 9, Q&A 28; Lord’s Day 52, Q&A 127, Belgic Confession, Articles 12, 13, 14, 15, 26, GOD IS OUR REFUGE AND OUR STRENGTH (Lift Up Your Hearts 432), I WILL EXTOL YOU, O MY GOD (Psalms for All Seasons 145E), I WILL EXTOL THEE, O MY GOD (Blue Psalter 298), Words and Music: The Words and Music are in the. he makes abiding peace. The versification is based on the 1650 Scottish psalter version, which was altered in both the 1871 and 1912 American psalters and now again in the 1987 Psalter Hymnal. Although he composed some anthems, in the area of church music Sullivan is best remembered for his hymn tunes, written between 1867 and 1874 and published in, Are parts of this score outside of your desired range? The LORD of Hosts is on our side, This song in celebration of Zion's security (see also Psalms 48 and 76) has heartened God's people throughout the ages. unmoved her walls shall stand; The LORD's mighty victories assure us of the people's peace (st. 4), and God's reassuring word "Be still, and know. Though Mountains Shake And Tremble, This song in celebration of Zion's security (see also 48 and 76) has heartened God's people throughout the ages. God stills the rage of the nations, inspiring us with faith's strong confidence (st. 3). In this psalm we confess fearless trust in God, "our refuge" (st. 1), and extol God's refreshing river and protective presence (st. 2). Though The Earth Should Change! All glory and praise to you, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, now and forevermore. "They Who Sing Pray Twice" - Saint Augustine the holy place wherein the LORD 2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; 3 Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. . a refuge strong and sure. There Is A Flowing River Though Swirling Floods Are Raging, Lord You’re My Shepherd, I Shall Not Want You Make Me Lie Down In Peace You Lead Me Beside The Still Waters Of Life My Soul Is Restored At Your Feet. and against the assault of flesh and sin. As a song concerning the royal city of the kingdom of God on earth, it expresses Israel's hope in the certain triumph of God's kingdom. for God will hasten to her aid 2 A river flows whose streams make glad the city of our God, the holy place wherein the LORD And now “all spheres of life—family and friendship, work and worship school and state, play and art—bear the wounds of our rebellion” (paragraph 16). 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