57. I Sing the Almighty Power of God

1 I sing the mighty pow'r of God
That made the mountains rise,
That spread the flowing seas abroad
And built the lofty skies.
I sing the wisdom that ordained
The sun to rule the day;
The moon shines full at His command
And all the stars obey.

2 I sing the goodness of the Lord
That filled the earth with food;
He formed the creatures with His Word
And then pronounced them good.
Lord, how Thy wonders are displayed
Where'er I turn my eye,
If I survey the ground I tread
Or gaze upon the sky!

3 There's not a plant or flow'r below
But makes Thy glories known;
And clouds arise and tempests blow
By order from Thy throne;
While all that borrows life from Thee
Is ever in Thy care,
And everywhere that man can be,
Thou, God, art present there.


Text Information
First Line: I sing th' almighty pow'r of God
Title: I Sing the Almighty Power of God
Author: Isaac Watts (1715)
Publication Date: 1974
Meter: C.M.D.
Scripture: Psalm 33:6; Genesis 1:16-31; Psalm 95:6
Topic: God the Father: in Nature; God the Father: Majesty and Power; Worship
Tune Information
Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)
Meter: C.M.D.
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Music from "The English Hymnal" by permission of Oxford University Press, London

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