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HOLY, HOLY, HOLY, LORD GOD ALMIGHTY: HEAVEN AND BARTH ARE FULL OF THY GLORY. GLORY BE TO THEE, O LORD MOST HIGH.
GOD THE FATHER:
HIS PERFECTIONS. 1001 Thou art the same, and Thy years shall
have no enil.-Ps. 102. 27.
GOD, the Rock of Ages,
Who evermore hast been,
Our dwelling-place serene:
O Lord, the same as now,
The Everlasting Thou !
hills that lie,
in the meadows
By strangers quickly told,
Of things that soon are old.
Whose light grows never pale,
years before they fail.
On us Thy goodness rest,
4 Lord, crown our faith's endeavour
With beauty and with grace,
We see Thee face to face:
A fountain brimming o'er;
E. H. BICKERSTETH. 1870.
1002 So teach us to number our days, that we
may apply our hearts unto wisdom. —Ps. 96. 12.
GOD of glory, God of grace,
From age to age our dwelling-place,
The same, O Lord, art Thou.
The creatures of Thy breath :
of sin and death.
And yet how heedless we!
And win us all to Thee.
To light our coming years :
Then, be they many, be they few,
H. F. LYTE. 1834. 1003 The high and Lofty One that inhabiteth
eternity.--Isa. 57. 15. 1 TTERNAL Power, whose high abode
Infinite length beyond the bounds
Where stars revolve their little rounds : 2 Thee while the first Archangel sings,
He hides his face beneath his wings;
Fall worshipping, and spread the ground. 3 Lord, what shall earth and ashes do ?
We would adore our Maker too:
The Great, the Holy, and the High.
And we have learned to lisp Thy name;
Leave all our soaring thoughts behind. 5 God is in heaven, and men below;
Be short our tunes, our words be few;
ISAAC WATTS. 1709.
Ps. 48. 14. 1 THROUGH endless years Thou art the same, Åges to come shall know Thy Name,
And spread Thy praise abroad.
1004 This God is our God, for ever and ever. THRO
Thou eternal God?
2 The strong foundations of the earth
Of old by Thee were laid,
With matchless skill was made:
Formed by Thy powerful hand,
Or changed at Thy command. 4 But Thine eternal state, O Lord,
No length of time shall. waste;
Shalt endless blessings give;
TATE AND BRADY. 1696.
10.10.10.10.11.11. 1005 The Lord reigneth : He is clothed with
majesty. —Ps. 93. 1. 1 THE Lord of Glory reigns, He reigns on
And His own Godhead is the firm foundation. 2 God is the eternal King; Thy foes in vain
Raise their rebellions to confound Thy reign;