Words: Netherlands folk hymn
Music: Nederlandtsche Gedenckclanck
Translation: Theodore Baker
We Gather Together
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We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessing;
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He chastens and hastens His will to make known.
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The wicked oppressing now cease from distressing.
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Sing praises to His Name; He forgets not His own.
Beside us to guide us, our God with us joining,
Ordaining, maintaining His kingdom divine;
So from the beginning the fight we were winning;
Thou, Lord, were at our side, all glory be Thine!
We all do extol Thee, Thou Leader triumphant,
And pray that Thou still our Defender will be.
Let Thy congregation escape tribulation;
Thy Name be ever praised! O Lord, make us free!