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4 But in thy word I see it shine
Proclaiming sins forgiven;
And opens all her heaven.
HYMN 10. L. M. [#]
Majesty of God.
He formed this ponderous globe of earth;
And measured out the azure sky.
And glory, like a garment, wears ;
And rolls the thunder through the skies ;
Wide o'er the earth extends his sway. 4 In every work and way divine,
Omnipotence and wisdom shine ;
To which they all, unvarying, tend. 5 His power we trace on every side ;
0, may his wisdom be our guide ; And while we live, and when we die, May his almighty love be nigh.
HYMN 11. L. M. [#]
Omniscience and Omnipresence. 1 FATHER of all, omniscient Mind,
Thy wisdom who can comprehend?
Or to its lowest depths descend? 2 If up to heaven's ethereal height,
Thy prospect to elude, I rise,
Thy presence shall my sight surprise. 3 Thee, mighty God, my wondering soul,
Thee, all her conscious powers adore, Whose being circumscribes the whole,
Whose eyes the universe explore. 4 Thine essence fills this breathing frame ;
It glows in every vital part,
And feeds with life each beating heart. 5 To thee, from whom our being came,
Whose smile is all the heaven we know, Inspired with this exalted theme,
To thee our grateful strains shall flow.
HYMN 12. L. M. [#]
Greatness and Glory of God. 1 How great is our Creator, God,
In wisdom, majesty and might,
And brings his wonders forth to light.
2 Behold, what cloudy columns rise,
Terrific as the shades of night! What peals of thunder rend the skies !
The lightning, how sublimely bright! 3 How dreadful is the threatening hail !
Approaching tempests, O how grand ! What terror doth the mind assail,
When deep convulsions shake the land ! 4 The seas with hollow murmurs groan,
The bowels of the mountains flame; The elements, affrighted, own
The awful greatness of thy name. 5 Almighty God, thy chariot wheels
In solemn pomp and grandeur roll; Thy presence trembling nature feels,
And humble reverence fills the soul.
HYMN 13. L. M. [#]
Universal Praise. 1 CELESTIAL worlds, your Maker's name
Resound through every shining coast : Our God the noblest praise will claim,
Where he unfolds his glories most. 2 Stupendous globe of flaming day,
Praise him in thy súblime career ;
He struck from night thy peerless ray,
Marked out thy path, and guides thee there. 3 Ye starry lamps, to whom 'tis given
Night's sable horrors to illume,
With vivid fires to gild the gloom. 4 Lightnings, that round Jehovah play,
Thunders, that from his arm are hurled, "The grandeur of your God convey,
Blazing, or bursting on the world. 5 At cnce let nature's ample round
To God the vast thanksgiving raise :
But fills immensity of space.
HYMN 14. 7 & 6 M. [#]
Praise to Jehovah.
And keeps his court below;
And all his greatness show;
Praise him for his matchless power ;
Let earth and heaven adore.
The great Jehovah's name;
The Lord of hosts proclaim;
All the reach of heavenly art,
All the powers of music, bring,
The music of the heart.
Let every creature sing,
And homage to their King :
As in heaven on earth adored;
Let all things praise the Lord.
HYMN 15. C. M. [#]
Triumphant Praise. 1 O FOR a shout of sacred joy
To God the sovereign King!
And hymns of triumph sing.
Let mortals learn their strains;
O’er all the earth he reigns. 3 Rehearse his praise with awe profound;
Let knowledge lead the song ;
Upon a thoughtless tongue.
He loved that chosen race;
And heathens taste his grace.