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Before the glory of his face,
4. Then all the chosen seed
Shall meet around the throne,
Wisdom and pow'r belongs,
Hymn 9. L. M.
God dwells with the humble and penitent.
HUS saith the high and lofty One,
66 My name is God, I dwell on high, "And fill my own eternity.
2." But I descend to worlds below,
"I bid the mourning sinner live,
"I make them know how vile they've been; "But should my wrath forever smoke, "Their souls would sink beneath my 5. O may thy pard'ning grace be nigh, Lest we should faint, despair and die! Thus shall our better thoughts approve The methods of thy chastening love..
Hymn 10. c. M.
The goodness of God. Nahum i. 7.
For he is good, immensely good,
2. All nature owns his guardian care,
The wonders of his love.
3. He gave his Son, his only Son, To ransom rebel worms;
"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.
He hath my heart, and he my tongue,
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! How wise th' Eternal mind!
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,
2. Thy all-surrounding sight surveys My rising and my rest,
My public walks, my private ways,
3. My thoughts lie open to thee, Lord,
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,
Hymn 13. c. M.
The wisdom of God in the formation of man.
Lord 'tis thy work; I own, thy hand,
2. Thy hand my heart and reins possest, Where unborn nature grew;
Thy wisdom all my features trac❜d,
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, My flesh proclaims thy praise;
Lord, to thy works of nature join
ETERNAL Wisdom, thee we praise,
Thee the Creation sings,
With thy loud name, rocks, hills and seas,
2. Thy glories blaze all nature round,"
3. Infinite strength, and equal skill,
Hymn 15. c. M.
HY names how infinite they be!
2. Thy glories shine of wond'rous size,
3. Thine essence is a vast abyss,
Where all our thoughts are drown'd.
5. Reason may grasp the massy hill,