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God's Wonders of Creation and Providence. Ps. 136.
1 GIVE thanks to God most high,

The universal Lord,
The sovereign King of kings,
And be his grace adored :
His power and grace

Are still the same;

And let his name

Have endless praise.
2 How mighty is his hand!

What wonders hath he done!
He formed the earth and seas,
And spread the heavens alone :
Thy mercy, Lord,

Shall still endure;

And ever sure

Abides thy word.
3 He sent his only Son

To save us from our woe,
From Satan, sin, and death,
And every hurtful foe:
His power and grace

Are still the same;

And let his name

Have endless praise.
4 Give thanks aloud to God,

To God the heavenly King,
And let the spacious earth
His works and glories sing:
Thy mercy, Lord,

Shall still endure;

And ever sure
Abides thy word.

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Watts.

God's Wonders of Creation and Providence. Ps. 136.

1 GIVE to our God immortal praise ;

Mercy and truth are all his ways:
Wonders of grace to God belong;

Repeat his mercies in your song.
2 Give to the Lord of lords renown;

The King of kings with glory crown:
His mercies ever shall endure,

When lords and kings are known no more. 3 He built the earth, he spread the sky,

And fixed the starry lights on high :
Wonders of grace to God belong;

Repeat his mercies in your song.
4 He fills the sun with morning light;

He bids the moon direct the night:
His mercies ever shall endure,
When suns and moons shall shine no more.

5 He sent his Son with power to save

From guilt, and darkness, and the grave:
Wonders of grace to God belong ;

Repeat his mercies in your song. 6 Through this vain world he guides our feet,

And leads us to his heavenly seat :
His mercies ever shall endure,
When this vain world shall be no more.

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The Perfections and Providence of God. Ps. 136.

1 LIFT your voice, and thankful sing

Praises to your heavenly King;
For his blessings far extend,

And his mercy knows no end. 2 Be the Lord your only theme,

Who of gods is God supreme;
He, to whom all lords beside

Bow the knee, and veil their pride; 3 Who asserts his just command,

By the wonders of his hand ;
He, whose wisdom, throned on high,

Built the mansions of the sky; 4 He, who bade the watery deep

Under earth's foundations sleep,
And the orbs that gild the pole,

Through the boundless ether roll; 5 Thee, O sun, whose powerful ray

Rules the empire of the day;
You, O moon and stars, whose light
Breaks the horrors of the night.

6 He with food sustains, O earth,

All that claim from thee their birth;
For his blessings wide extend,
And his mercy knows no end.

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BROWNE.
Praise to the only true God. Ps. 86.
1 ETERNAL God, Almighty Cause

Of earth, and seas, and worlds unknown, All things are subject to thy laws;

All things depend on thee alone. 2 Thy glorious being singly stands,

Of all within itself possessed ; Controlled by none are thy commands;

Thou in thyself alone art blessed. 3 Worship to thee alone belongs;

Worship to thee alone we give;
Thine be our hearts, and thine our songs,

And to thy glory may we live.
4 Lord, spread thy name through heathen lands;

Their idol deities dethrone; Subdue the world to thy commands,

And reign, as thou art, God alone.

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TATE & BRADY.
The only true and adorable God. Ps. 86.
1 AMONG the gods there's none like thee,

O Lord, alone divine !
To thee as much inferior they,

As are their works to thine.
2 Therefore their great Creator, thee,

The nations shall adore ,
Their long misguided prayers and praise

To thy blest name restore.

3 All shall confess thee great, and great

The wonders thou hast done;
Confess thee God, thee God supreme;

Confess thee God alone.

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DRUMMOND. Unity of God. 1 THE God who reigns alone

O’er earth, and sea, and sky,
Let man with praises own,

And sound his honors high. 2 Him all in heaven above,

Him all on earth below,
The exhaustless source of love,

The great Creator know. 3 He formed the living flame,

He gave the reasoning mind;
Then only he may claim

The worship of mankind. 4 So taught his only Son,

Blest Messenger of grace!
The Eternal is but one;

No second holds his place.

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WALKER'S COL. God eternal and unchangeable. 1 ALL-POWERFUL, self-existent God,

Who all creation dost sustain !
Thou wast, and art, and art to come,

And everlasting is thy reign.

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