Call on God Your One Salvation

The author of this hymn is unknown.

It is very similar to "Call Jehovah Thy Salvation" which was written by English Morovian miniter's son and poet James Montgomery (1771-1854) and published in 1822.

With meter of 87 87 D, tunes that it has been set to include:
  • HYFRYDOL by Rowland Hugh Prichard (1811-1887)
  • TRUST (Mendelssohn-Bartholdy) by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1840)



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Lyrics

Call on God, your one salvation
Rest beneath the Almighty’s shade;
In his hidden habitation
Dwell, and never be dismayed.
God shall charge his angel legions
Over you their care to keep,
Though you walk through hostile regions,
Though in desert wilds you sleep.

Since, with pure and firm affection,
You have set on God your love
With the wings of his protection,
He will shield you from above.
When you call on Him in trouble,
He will hearken, He will save;
Here for grief reward you double,
Crown with life beyond the grave.


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