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89. L. M. KIPPIS.
God Incomprehensible. 1 Great God ! in vain man's narrow view
Attempts to look thy nature through;
Thy glories never can be known.
Who countless years his God has sought, Such wondrous height or depth can find,
Or fully trace thy boundless mind.
Enough for mortal minds to know;
Through all thy works and conduct shine. 4 0! may our souls with rapture trace
Thy works of nature and of grace;
90. C. M. SPIRIT OF THE PSALMS.
God the only Object of Worship. Ps. 81.
With grateful hearts we raise;
All worship, love, and praise.
Thine ear hath heard our prayer;
Hath saved us from despair.
3 And thou, O ever gracious Lord,
Wilt keep thy promise still,
We seek to do thy will. 4 Led by the light thy grace imparts,
Ne'er may we bow the knee
Set up instead of thee. 5 So shall thy choicest gifts, O Lord,
Thy faithful people bless;
And heaven its happiness.
91. 6s. M. DRUMMOND.
Unity of God.
O’er earth, and sea, and sky,
And sound his honors high. 2 Him all in heaven above,
Him all on earth below,
The great Creator know.
He gave the reasoning mind;
The worship of mankind. 4 So taught his only Son,
Blessed messenger of grace!
92. L. M. WATTS.
Greatness of God. Ps. 145.
Shall fill the remnant of my days;
Till death and glory raise the song. 2 The wings of every hour shall bear
Some thankful tribute to thine ear;
New works of duty done for thee.
Thy bounty flows, an endless stream;
But dreadful to the stubborn foe.
And speak thy majesty divine;
The sound and honor of thy name. 5 Let distant times and nations raise
The long succession of thy praise ;
The joy and labor of their tongue. 6 But who can speak thy wondrous deeds?
Thy greatness all our thoughts exceeds;
93. S. M.
WATTS. God's Sovereignty and Man's Dignity. Ps. 8. 1 O LORD, our heavenly King,
Thy name is all divine; Thy glories round the earth are spread,
And o'er the heavens they shine. 2 When to thy works on high
I raise my wondering eyes,
Adorn the darksome skies : 3 When I survey the stars,
And all their shining forms,
Akin to dust and worms! 4 Lord, what is feeble man,
That thou shouldst love him so !
And lord of all below.
And wondrous are thy ways;
A monument of praise. 6 O Lord, our heavenly King,
Thy name is all divine; Thy glories round the earth are spread, And o'er the heavens they shine.
94. C. M. STERNHOLD.
Majesty of God. Ps. 18.
And bowed the heavens most high,
The darkness of the sky. 2 On cherubim and seraphim
Full royally he rode,
Came flying all abroad.
Their fury to restrain;
For evermore shall reign.
H. K. WHITE.
God's Power over his Works.
1 The Lord our God is full of might,
The winds obey his will;
The rolling sun stands still.
With threatening aspect roar; The Lord uplifts his awful hand,
And chains you to the shore. 3 Howl, winds of night ! your force combine;
Without his high behest,
Disturb the sparrow's nest.