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By all your saints still striving

Stained Glass Window
Church of St Mary Aldermary
London, England UK
Photo: J M Rosenthal

By all your saints still striving
For all your saints at rest,
Your holy name, O Jesus,
Forevermore be blest!
You rose, our King victorious,
That they might wear the crown
And ever shine in splendor
Reflected from your throne.

With joy your Church remembers
Saint Nicholas, the blest,
Who gave up earthly treasures
And Jesus' name confessed.
The poor and weak he welcomed,
The heretic he scorned;
Through faith and life and preaching,
Christ’s Gospel he adorned.

Then let us praise the Father
And worship God the Son
And sing to God the Spirit,
Eternal Three in One,
Till all the ransomed number
Who stand before the throne,
Ascribe all power and glory
And praise to God alone.


Text stanzas 1, 3: Horatio Bolton Nelson
Stanza 2: © 2006 Walter P. Snyder
Tune: KING'S LYNN 76 76 D, arranged by Ralph Vaughn Williams


Musical Notation PDF
or NYLAND 76 76 D


From Ask the Pastor, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, by the Rev. Walter P. Snyder, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Used by permission.

Mp3 file courtesy of Jennifer Wolfe and the Hope College Music Department.
Audio player from 1pixelout, used under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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