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God Bless Our Native Land!William E. Hickson (1803-1870)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
945FatherlandJohn H. Maunder (1858-1920)6.6.4.6.6.6.4.

1God bless our native land!
May heaven’s protecting hand
Still guard our shore;
May Peace her power extend,
Foe be transformed to friend,
And Britain’s rights depend
On might no more.
2May just and righteous laws
Uphold the public cause
And bless our isle.
Home of the brave and free,
The land of liberty,
We pray that still on thee
Kind heaven may smile:
3And not this land alone,
But be Thy mercies known
From shore to shore.
Lord, make the nations see
That men should brothers be
And form one family,
The wide world o’er. Amen.
Psalm28:9Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: feed them also, and lift them up for ever.
Psalm33:12Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD: and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.
Psalm67:1God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
Proverbs16:10,12,1310 A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment. 12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness. 13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.
Malachi3:12And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome land, saith the LORD of hosts.
Romans13:1Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
1 Timothy2:2For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

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