These operettas satirized the court and everyday life in Victorian times. ." In this psalm we confess fearless trust in God, "our refuge" (st. 1), and extol God's refreshing river and protective presence (st. 2). our safety to secure; Though Swirling Floods Are Raging, the LORD whom all must claim; England. Our Present Help In Trouble, In this psalm we confess fearless trust in God, "our refuge" (st. 1), and extol God's refreshing river and protective presence (st. 2). When He Shatters The Spear! our safety to secure; he brings beneath the sun. the city of our God, Most High has his abode. The LORD of Hosts is on our side, 2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; 3 Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. . God The Lord Of Hosts Is With Us Evermore! Learn Of His Deeds All-Powerful: and against the assault of flesh and sin. 4 O come and see what wondrous works She Shall Not Be Moved! Wars Will Cease Across The World Within God’s Holy City; Belgic Confession, Article 15 teaches that “…by the disobedience of Adam original sin has been spread through the whole human race…a corruption of the whole human nature...” As a result, God’s people are “guilty and subject to physical and spiritual death, having become wicked, perverse, and corrupt in all [our] ways” (Article 14). As a song concerning the royal city of the kingdom of God on earth, it expresses Israel's hope in the certain triumph of God's kingdom. 3 The nations rage, the kingdoms move, As a song concerning the royal city of the kingdom of God on earth, it expresses Israel's hope in the certain triumph of God's kingdom. God Is Moving By His Spirit; God Is My Refuge And My Strength; God Is Not A Man; God Is Not Dead He Is Alive; God Is Not Dead He Is Alive; God Is Not Dead He Is Alive; God Is So Good; God Is So Wonderful; God Is Still On The Throne; God Is The Strength Of My Heart; God Is The Strength Of My Heart; God Is Working His Purpose Out; God Leads Us Along The LORD's mighty victories assure us of the people's peace (st. 4), and God's reassuring word "Be still, and know. Arthur Seymour Sullivan adapted this traditional English melody (probably one of the variants of the folk song "Dives and Lazarus"), added phrases of his own to recast the melody in common meter double, and published it first in his, Arthur Seymour Sullivan (b. Lambeth, London. In doing so we ask that the Lord will “uphold us and make us strong with the strength of your Holy Spirit so that we may not go down to defeat in this spiritual struggle...” (Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 52, Question and Answer 127). for God will hasten to her aid he causes wars to cease; God The Lord Of Hosts Is With Us Evermore! All glory and praise to you, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, now and forevermore. God Is My Refuge And My Strength A Present Help In Time Of Need He Is My Fortress My Deliverer My Father, My Friend Indeed. Selah. inspires us again with the confidence of faith (st. 5). Belgic Confession, Article 26 speaks about the intercession of Christ as the ascended Lord. Belgic Confession, Article 13 is a reminder that God’s providence reassures us that God leads and governs all in this world “according to his holy will…nothing happens in this world without his orderly arrangement.” Further, this Confession identifies that this “gives us unspeakable comfort since it teaches us that nothing can happen to us by chance but only by the arrangement of our gracious heavenly Father, who watches over us with fatherly care...in this thought we rest.”, Belgic Confession, Article 13, is a reminder that much is beyond human understanding and so “we do not wish to inquire with undue curiosity into what God does that surpasses human understanding and is beyond our ability to comprehend.”, In Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 9, Question and Answer 26 we testify that we “trust God so much that [we] do not doubt that he will provide whatever [we] need for body and soul and will turn to [our] good whatever adversity he sends upon [us] in this sad world.”, In Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 10, Question and Answer 28, we are assured that through our trust in the providence of God we can have “good confidence in our faithful God and Father that nothing in creation will separate us from his love.”, When we pray the Lord’s Prayer we ask not to be brought into the time of trial but rescued from evil.