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The Church Hymnal Revised and Enlarged, 1892199
O God of Love, O King of PeaceRev. Sir Henry W. Baker, 1861

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
199aHesperusHenry Baker, 1866Long Meter (
199bSt. GregoryGermanLong Meter (

1O God of love, O King of peace,
Make wars throughout the world to cease,
The wrath of sinful man restrain,
Give peace, O God, give peace again!
2Remember, Lord, Thy works of old,
The wonders that our fathers told;
Remember not our sin’s dark stain,
Give peace, O God, give peace again!
3Whom shall we trust but Thee, O Lord?
Where rest but on Thy faithful Word?
None ever called on Thee in vain,
Give peace, O God, give peace again!
4Where saints and angels dwell above,
All hearts are knit in holy love;
O bind us in that heavenly chain!
Give peace, O God, give peace again! Amen.
Leviticus26:6And I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid: and I will rid evil beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.
Psalm25:6,76 Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old. 7 Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness’ sake, O LORD.
Psalm29:11The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.
Psalm46:9He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.
Psalm76:10Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.
Isaiah9:6For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
1 John4:8He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.
1 John4:16And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.

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