Reformation hymn

A beautiful example of Trinitarian hymnody from the Reformation period:

Lord, keep us steadfast in thy Word
And curb the Turks’ and papists’ sword
Who Jesus Christ thine only Son
Fain would tumble from off thy throne.

Proof of thy might, Lord Christ, afford,
For thou of all the lords art Lord;
Thine own poor Christendom defend
That it may praise thee without end.

God Holy Ghost, who comfort art,
Give to thy folk on earth one heart;
Stand by us breathing our last breath,
Lead us to life straight out of death.

(Martin Luther, 1541)

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