"Around the Throne of God a Band" by John M. Neale, 1818-1866 Text From: THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1941) 1. Around the throne of God a band Of glorious angels ever stand; Bright things they see sweet harps they hold, And on their heads are crowns of gold. 2. Some wait around Him, ready still To sing His praise and do His will; And some, when He commands them, go To guard His servants here below. 3. Lord, give Thy angels every day Command to guide us on our way And bid them every evening keep Their watch around us while we sleep. 4. So shall no wicked thing draw near To do us harm or cause us fear; And we shall dwell, when life is past, With angels round Thy throne at last.This text was converted to ascii format for Project Wittenberg by Cindy A. Beesley and is in the public domain. You may freely distribute, copy or print this text. Please direct any comments or suggestions to: Rev. Robert E. Smith of the Walther Library at Concordia Theological Seminary. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes: Hymn #256 from _The Lutheran Hymnal_ Text: Ps. 91:11 Author: John M. Neale, 1842, cento Tune: "Winchester New" 1st Published in: _Musikalisches Handbuch" Town: Hamburg, 1690
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