O God, Our Help in Ages Past Words: Isaac Watts 1674-1748 Tune: William Croft 1678-1727 Category: God's Guidance and God's Care C F Em Am F G C Am Em Am D G 1. O God, our help in a -ges past, Our hope for years to come, 2. Be-fore the hills in or -der stood, Or earth re-ceived her frame, 3. Time, like an ev- er-roll-ing stream, Bears all its sons a -way; 4. O God' our help in a -ges past, Our hope for years to come, G C F Dm G C E Em Dm C G C 1. Our shel-ter from the storm-y blast, And our e-ter -nal home. 2. From ev -er last -ing Thou art God, to en -less years the same. 3. They fly, for-got -ten, as a dream Dies at the op-' ning day. 4. Be Thou our guide while life shall last, And our e-ter -nal home.