A Mighty Fortress Is Our God Lyrics (Traditional Hymn)
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God Lyrics (Traditional Hymn)
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Traditional Hymn

Lyrics Details

Download the PDF Chord Charts for A Mighty Fortress Is Our God by Traditional Hymn, from the album Open Hymnal.

SongID 8003
Language English
Album Open Hymnal
Artists Traditional Hymn
Authors Martin Luther, Frederick Hedge
InstrumentsGuitar, Ukelele, Piano
File TypePDF
Pages34
Available Keys A, Ab, B, Bb, C, C#, D, Db, E, Eb, F, F#, G, G#, Gb, Numbers, Numerals
Meter
ThemesWarfare, Security, Kingdom of God, Reformation, Triumph, Refuge, Salvation, Encouragement, Greatness, Faithfulness, Conquering, Admonition, Fight, Bible, Children, Christ, Declaration, Earth, Fear, Goodness, Gratitude, Gift, Jesus, Judgment, Kingdom, Life, Fortress, Deep, Shield, Spirit, Quietness, Thankfulness, Calm, Trust, War, Battle, Almighty, Patriotic, Shelter, Strength, Truth, Hymn, Traditional

Lyrics

Verse 1 A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing Our helper He, amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing For still our ancient foe doth seek to work us woe His craft and pow'r are great and armed with cruel hate And earth is not his equal Verse 2 Did we in our own strength confide, our striving would be losing Were not the right Man on our side, the Man of God's own choosing Dost ask who that may be? Christ Jesus, it is He Lord Sabaoth, His name from age to age the same And He must win the battle Verse 3 And though this world, with devils filled, should threaten to undo us We will not fear, for God hath willed His truth to triumph through us The Prince of Darkness grim, we tremble not for him His rage we can endure, for lo, his doom is sure One little word shall fell him Verse 4 That word above all earthly pow'rs, no thanks to them, abideth The Spirit and the gifts are ours through Him who with us sideth Let goods and kindred go, this mortal life also The body they may kill, God's truth abideth still His kingdom is forever...

Featured In These Lists