500. Lord of creation, to you be all praise!

1 Lord of creation, to you be all praise!
Most mighty your working, most wondrous your ways!
Your glory and power are beyond us to tell,
and yet in the heart of the humble you dwell.

2 Lord of all power, I give you my will,
in joyful obedience your tasks to fulfil.
Your bondage is freedom; your service is song;
and, held in your keeping, my weakness is strong.

3 Lord of all wisdom, I give you my mind,
rich truth that surpasses our knowledge to find.
What eye has not seen and what ear never heard
is taught by your Spirit and shines from your Word.

4 Lord of all bounty, I give you my heart;
I praise and adore you for all you impart;
your love to inflame me, your counsel to guide,
your presence to shield me, whatever betide..

5 Lord of all being, I give you my all;
if I should disown you, I'd stumble and fall;
but, sworn in your service your word I'll obey,
and walk in your freedom to the end of the way.

Text Information
First Line: Lord of creation, to you be all praise!
Author: Jack Copley Winslow (1882-1974)
Publication Date: 2005
Meter: 10 11 11 11 Irregular
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2:9; 1 Peter 2:16; 2 Corinthians 12:9-10; Isaiah 57:15; James 4:6; James 4:8; John 8:31-32; John 14:26; Psalm 28:7; Psalm 73:24; Psalm 119:105; Psalm 139:6; Romans 8:2; Romans 12:1
Topic: Life in Christ: Our Response to Christ - In Dedication; Offering: of self; Scripture
Language: English
Copyright: © Mrs. J. Tyrell
Tune Information
Harmonizer: Erik Routley (1917-1982)
Meter: 10 11 11 11 Irregular
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Irish traditional melody
Copyright: © Oxford University Press

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