a mighty fortress is our god

(Suggested Capo 6)

                

A mighty fortress is our God, A bulwark never failing;

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Our helper He, amid the flood Of mortal ills prevailing;

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For still our ancient foe  doth seek to work us woe;

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His craft and power are great, and, armed with cruel hate,

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On earth is not his equal.

 

 

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Did we in our own strength confide,  Our striving would be losing

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Were not the right Man on our side, The Man of God’s own choosing:

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Dost ask who that may be? Christ Jesus, it is He;

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Lord Sabaoth is His name, from age to age the same,

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And He must win the battle.

 

 

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And though this world, with devils filled, Should threaten to undo us,

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We will not fear, for God hath willed His truth to triumph through us:

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The Prince of Darkness grim, we tremble not for him;

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His rage we can endure, for lo, his doom is sure,

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One little word shall fell him.

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Written by Martin Luther, 1529

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