GOOD thou art, and good thou dost,
7s & 6s. The same subject.
1 GOOD thou art, and good thou dost,
Thy mercies reach to all,
Chiefly those who on thee trust,
And for thy mercy call;
New they every morning are;
As fathers when their children cry,
Us thou dost in pity spare,
And all our wants supply.
2 Mercy o'er thy works presides;
Thy providence displayed
Still preser ...read
GRACIOUS Redeemer, shake
1 GRACIOUS Redeemer, shake
This slumber from my soul!
Say to me now, "Awake, awake!
And Christ shall make thee whole."
Lay to thy mighty hand!
Alarm me in this hour,
And make me fully understand
The thunder of thy power.
2 Give me on thee to call,
Always to watch and pray,
Lest I into temptation fall,
And cast my shield away; ...read
GRACIOUS Spirit, dwell with me!
1 GRACIOUS Spirit, dwell with me!
I myself would gracious be,
And with words that help and heal
Would thy life in mine reveal;
And with actions bold and meek
Would for Christ my Saviour speak.
2 Truthful Spirit, dwell with me!
I myself would truthful be,
And with wisdom kind and clear
Let thy life in mine appear;
And with action ...read
GRANT, O Saviour, to our prayers,
GRANT, O Saviour, to our prayers,
That this changeful world's affairs,
Ordered by thy governance,
May so peaceably advance,
That thy Church with ardour due,
May her proper work pursue,
In all godly quietness,
Through the name we ever bless. ...read
GRANTED is the Saviour's prayer,
1 GRANTED is the Saviour's prayer,
Sent the gracious Comforter;
Promise of our parting Lord,
Jesus now to heaven restored;
2 Christ, who now gone up on high
Captive leads captivity;
While his foes from him receive
Grace, that God with man may live.
3 God, the everlasting God,
Makes with mortals his abode;
Whom the heavens cann ...read
GREAT God of wonders! all thy ways
6-8s. A Pardoning God - Micah vii. 18.
1 GREAT God of wonders! all thy ways
Display the attributes divine;
But countless acts of pardoning grace
Beyond thine other wonders shine:
Who is a pardoning God like thee?
Or who has grace so rich and free?
2 Crimes of such horror to forgive,
Such guilty, daring worms to spare;
This is thy grand ...read
GREAT God! to me the sight afford
C.M. Exodus xxxiv. 5, 6.
1 GREAT God! to me the sight afford
To him of old allowed;
And let my faith behold its Lord
Descending in a cloud.
2 In that revealing Spirit come down,
Thine attributes proclaim,
And to my inmost soul make known
The glories of thy name.
3 Jehovah, Christ, I thee adore,
Who gav'st my soul to be!
Fountain o ...read
GREAT God, indulge my humble claim,
L.M. Psalm lxiii.
1 GREAT God, indulge my humble claim,
Be thou my hope, my joy, my rest:
The glories that compose thy name
Stand all engaged to make me blessed.
2 Thou great and good, thou just and wise,
Thou art my Father and my God;
And I am thine, by sacred ties,
Thy son, thy servant bought with blood.
3 With fainting heart, and ...read
GREAT God, whose universal sway
L.M. Psalm lxxii.
1 GREAT God, whose universal sway
The known and unknown worlds obey,
Now give the kingdom to thy Son,
Extend his power, exalt his throne.
2 The sceptre well becomes his hands;
All heaven submits to his commands;
His justice shall avenge the poor,
And pride and rage prevail no more.
3 With power he vindicates the jus ...read
GREAT is our redeeming Lord,
7s & 6s. Psalm xlviii.
1 GREAT is our redeeming Lord,
In power, and truth, and grace
Him, by highest heaven adored,
His church on earth doth praise:
In the city of our God,
In his holy mount below,
Publish, spread his name abroad,
And all his greatness show.
2 For thy loving-kindness, Lord,
We in thy temple stay;
Here thy faithful lov ...read
GREAT is the Lord our God,
1 GREAT is the Lord our God,
And let his praise be great;
He makes his churches his abode,
His most delightful seat.
2 These temples of his grace,
How beautiful they stand!
The honours of our native place,
And bulwarks of our land.
3 In Zion God is known
A refuge in distress;
How bright has his salvation shone
Through all her ...read
HAIL the day that sees him rise,
7s On the Ascension of Christ.
1 HAIL the day that sees him rise,
Ravished from our wishful eyes!
Christ, awhile to mortals given,
Reascends his native heaven.
2 There the pompous triumph waits:
"Lift your heads, eternal gates;
Wide unfold the radiant scene;
Take the King of glory in!"
3 Circled round with angel-powers,
Their triu ...read
HAIL to the Lord's Anointed;
7 6,7 6,7 6
1 HAIL to the Lord's Anointed;
Great David's greater son!
Hail, in the time appointed,
His reign on earth begun!
He comes to break oppression,
To set the captive free,
To take away transgression,
And rule in equity.
2 He comes, with succour speedy,
To those who suffer wrong;
To help the poor and needy,
And bid the weak ...read
HAIL! Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
1 HAIL! Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
One God, in Persons Three!
Of Thee we make our joyful boast,
Our songs we make of Thee.
2 Thou neither canst be felt nor seen;
Thou art a Spirit pure;
Thou from eternity hast been,
And always shalt endure.
3 Present alike in every place,
Thy Godhead we adore;
Beyond the bounds of time and s ...read
HAIL! Father, Son, and Spirit great,
1 HAIL! Father, Son, and Spirit great,
Before the birth of time
Enthroned in everlasting state,
2 A mystical plurality
We in the Godhead own,
Adoring One in Persons Three,
And Three in nature One.
3 From thee our being we receive,
The creatures of thy grace;
And, raised out of the earth, we live
To sing our M ...read
HAIL! holy, holy, holy Lord!
1 HAIL! holy, holy, holy Lord!
Whom One in Three we know;
By all thy heavenly host adored,
By all thy church below.
2 One undivided Trinity
With triumph we proclaim;
Thy universe is full of thee,
And speaks thy glorious name.
3 Thee, Holy Father, we confess,
Thee, Holy Son, adore,
Thee, Spirit of truth and holiness,
We worshi ...read
HAIL, co-essential Three,
2-6s & 4-7s. Hymn to the Trinity.
1 HAIL, co-essential Three,
In mystic Unity!
Father, Son, and Spirit, hail!
God by heaven and earth adored,
One supreme, almighty Lord.
2 Thou sittest on the throne,
Plurality in One:
Saints behold thine open face,
Bright, insufferably bright;
Angels tremble as they gaze,
Sink i ...read
HAIL, Father, whose creating call
C.M. Hymn to God the Father.
1 HAIL, Father, whose creating call
Unnumbered worlds attend;
Jehovah, comprehending all,
Whom none can comprehend!
2 In light unsearchable enthroned,
Whom angels dimly see,
The fountain of the Godhead owned,
And foremost of the Three.
3 From thee, through an eternal now,
The Son, thine offspring, flowed ...read
HAIL, God the Son, in glory crowned,
C.M. Hymn to God the Son.
1 HAIL, God the Son, in glory crowned,
Ere time began to be;
Throned with thy Sire, through half the round
Of vast eternity!
2 Let heaven and earth's stupendous frame
Display their Author's power;
And each exalted seraph-flame,
Creator, thee adore.
3 Thy wondrous love the Godhead showed
Contracted to a sp ...read
HAIL, Holy Ghost, Jehovah, Third
1 HAIL, Holy Ghost, Jehovah, Third
In order of the Three;
Sprung from the Father and the Word
From all eternity!
2 Thy Godhead brooding o'er the abyss
Of formless waters lay;
Spoke into order all that is,
And darkness into day.
3 In deepest hell, or heaven's height,
Thy presence who can fly?
Known is the Father to thy sight, ...read