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Before the glory of his face, With joys divinely great. 4. Then all the chosen seed
Shall meet around the throne, Shall bless the conduct of his grace, And make his wonders known.
5. To our Redeemer-God,
Wisdom and pow'r belongs,, Immortal crowns of majesty, And everlasting songs.
Hymn 9. L. M.
God dwells with the humble and penitent.
HUS saith the high and lofty One,
"My name is God, I dwell on high,
2. "But I descend to worlds below,
4. "When I contend against their sin,
Hymn 10. c. M.
The goodness of God. Nahum i. 7.
For he is good, immensely good,
2. All nature owns his guardian care,
3. He gave his Son, his only Son,
"Tis here he makes his goodness known In its diviner forms.
4. To this dear refuge, Lord, we come,
A safe defence, a peaceful home,
5. Thine eye beholds, with kind regard,
6. Great God, to thy Almighty love,
Hymn 11. c. M.
The wisdom of God in his works.
ONGS of immortal praise belong
He hath my heart, and he my tongue,
To spread his name abroad.
2. How great the works his hand hath wrought! How glorious in our sight!
And men in ev'ry age have sought
3. How most exact is nature's frame!
His counsels never change the scheme,
4. When he redeem'd his chosen sons,
5, Nature and time, and earth and skies,
6. To fear thy pow'r to trust thy grace,
And he's the wisest of our race
Hymn 12. c. M.
God is every where:
ORD, all I am is known to thee,
To shun thy presence, or to flee
2. Thy all-surrounding sight surveys
My public walks, my private ways,
3. My thoughts lie open to thee, Lord,
* And ere my lips pronounce the word, Thou knowst the sense I mean.
4. O wondrous knowledge, deep and high Where can a creature hide?
Within thy circling arms I lie,
5. So let thy grace surround me still,
To guard my soul from ev'ry ill,
The wisdom of God in the formation of man. HEN I with pleasing wonder stand, And all my frame survey, Lord 'tis thy work; I own, thy hand,
Thus built my humble clay.
2. Thy hand my heart and reins possest,
3. Thine eye with nicest care survey'd
'Till the whole scheme thy thoughts had laid Was copied by thine art.
4. Heav'n, earth, and sea, and fire, and wind, Shew me thy wondrous skill;
But I review myself, and find
5. Thine awful glories round me shine,
Hymn 14. C. M.
TERNAL Wisdom, thee we praise,
With thy loud name, rocks, hills and seas,
2. Thy glories blaze all nature round, And strike the gazing sight
Through skies, and seas, and solid ground, With terror and delight.
3. Infinite strength, and equal skill,
Shine through the worlds abroad; Our souls with vast amazement fill, And speak the builder God.
4. But the sweet beauties of thy grace
Pity divine in Jesus' face
Hymn 15. c. M.
1. HY names how infinite they be!
Boundless thy might and majesty,
2. Thy glories shine of wond'rous size,
3. Thine essence is a vast abyss,
Where all our thoughts are drown'd.
4. The myst❜ries of creation lie
Beneath enlighten'd minds,
Thoughts can ascend above the sky,
5. Reason may grasp the massy hill,