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THE God of Abraham praise,

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      6 6 8 4, 6 6 8 4. Genesis xv. 1.
      1 THE God of Abraham praise,
      Who reigns enthroned above,
      Ancient of everlasting days,
      And God of love:
      Jehovah, Great I AM,
      By earth and heaven confest;
      I bow and bless the sacred name,
      For ever blest.

      2 The God of Abraham praise,
      At whose supreme command
      From earth I rise, and seek the joys;
      At his right hand:
      I all on earth forsake,
      Its wisdom, fame, and power;
      And him my only Portion make,
      My Shield and Tower.

      3 The God of Abraham praise,
      Whose all-sufficient grace
      Shall guide me all my happy days,
      In all my ways.
      He calls a worm his friend,
      He calls himself my God;
      And he shall save me to the end,
      Through Jesu's blood.

      4 He by himself hath sworn,
      I on his oath depend;
      I shall, on eagles' wings upborne,
      To heaven ascend:
      I shall behold his face,
      I shall his power adore,
      And sing the wonders of his grace
      For evermore. ==6 6 8 4, 6 6 8 4. 2nd. part.

      5 THOUGH nature's strength decay,
      And earth and hell withstand,
      To Canaan's bounds I urge my way,
      At his command.
      The watery deep I pass,
      With Jesus in my view;
      And through the howling wilderness
      My way pursue.

      6 The goodly land I see,
      With peace and plenty blest;
      A land of sacred liberty,
      And endless rest:
      There milk and honey flow,
      And oil and wine abound,
      And trees of life for ever grow,
      With mercy crowned.

      7 There dwells the Lord our King,
      The Lord our righteousness,
      Triumphant o'er the world and sin,
      The Prince of peace;
      On Zion's sacred height
      His kingdom still maintains,
      And glorious with his saints in light
      For ever reigns.

      8 He keeps his own secure,
      He guards them by his side,
      Arrays in garments white and pure
      His spotless bride:
      With streams of sacred bliss,
      With groves of living joys,
      With all the fruits of Paradise,
      He still supplies. ==6 6 8 4, 6 6 8 4. 3rd. part.

      9 BEFORE the great Three-One
      They all exulting stand,
      And tell the wonders he hath done,
      Through all their land:
      The listening spheres attend,
      And swell the growing fame;
      And sing, in songs which never end,
      The wondrous name.

      10 The God who reigns on high
      The great archangels sing;
      And, "Holy, holy, holy," cry,
      "Almighty King!
      Who was and is the same,
      And evermore shall be;
      Jehovah, Father, Great I AM,
      We worship thee."

      11 Before the Saviour's face
      The ransomed nations bow;
      O'erwhelmed at his almighty grace,
      For ever new:
      He shows his prints of love, -
      They kindle to a flame!
      And sound through all the worlds above
      The slaughtered Lamb.

      12 The whole triumphant host
      Give thanks to God on high;
      "Hail, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,"
      They ever cry:
      Hail, Abraham's God, and mine!
      (I join the heavenly lays)
      All might and majesty are thine,
      And endless praise.

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