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3 There's not a place in earth's vast round
In ocean deep, or air,
For God is everywhere.
Wherever space extends,
And power with goodness blends.
WATTS God the Creator. 1 ETERNAL Wisdom, thee we praise;
Thee all thy creatures sing:
And heaven's high palace, ring.
How glorious to behold!
And decked with sparkling gold. 3 Thy glories blaze all nature round,
Ånd strike the gazing sight,
With terror and delight.
Shine through the worlds abroad,
And speak the builder, God.
To thee my all I owe:
2 Thou ever good and kind !
A thousand reasons move,
My heart to grateful love.
On thee alone I live :
More praise than tongue can give.
My soul with strength divine;
And all my days be thine.
WATTS The Good Providence of God. Ps. 36. 1 High in the heavens, eternal God!
Thy goodness in full glory shines;
That veils and darkens thy designs. 2 Forever firm thy justice stands,
As mountains their foundations keep;
Thy judgments are a mighty deep. 3 Thy providence is kind and large;
Both man and beast thy bounty share •
But saints are thy peculiar care. 4 Life, like a fountain, rich and free,
Springs from the presence of my Lord;
Attempts to look thy nature through ;
Thy glories never can be known.
Who countless years his God has sought,
Or fully trace thy boundless mind.
Enough for mortal minds to know;
Through all thy works and conduct shine. 4 O, may our souls with rapture trace
Thy works of nature and of grace:
TATE & BRADE
O thou eternal God;
And tell thy works abroad.
Of old by thee were laid ;
With matchless skill was made.
Created by thy hand,
4 But thy perfections, all divine,
Eternal as thy days,
With undiminished rays.
His wonders to perform ;
And rides upon the storm.
The clouds ye so much dread
In blessings on your head.
But trust him for his grace;
He hides a smiling face.
Unfolding every hour;
But sweet will be the flower.
And scan his work in vain ;
And he will make it plain.
Hidden alike from view,
2 From the dim hour of birth,
Through every changing state
Till its appointed date;
3 All that I am, - have been,
All that I yet may be,
And shall forever see.
Its mighty Author kind:
Full, free, and unconfined.
2 The whole, and every part, proclaims
Thine infinite good-will;
And heavens which spread more wide ;
And rolls in every tide.
Spreads joy through every part:
And captivate my heart !
5 My highest admiration raise,
My best affections move!