9. Holy God, We Praise Your Name

1 Holy God, we praise Your name;
Lord of all, we bow before You;
All on earth Your scepter claim;
all in heaven above adore You.
Infinite Your vast domain;
everlasting is Your reign.

2 Hark! the glad celestial hymn
angel choirs above are raising;
cherubim and seraphim,
in unceasing chorus praising,
fill the heavens with sweet accord:
holy, holy, holy Lord.

3 Lo! the apostolic strain
joins Your sacred name to hallow;
prophets swell the glad refrain,
and the white-robed martyrs follow.
And from morn to set of sun,
through the church the song goes on.

4 Holy Father, Holy Son,
Holy Spirit: three we name You,
though in essence only one;
undivided God we claim You,
and adoring bend the knee
while we praise the mystery.

Text Information
First Line: Holy God, we praise Your name
Title: Holy God, We Praise Your Name
Original Language: German
Author: Ignaz Franz (18th cent.)
Translator: Clarence Walworth (1853)
Meter: 7.8.7.8.7.7.
Publication Date: 2010
Topic: God the Trinity; Praise and Adoration-God; Trinity
Tune Information
Name: GROSSER GOTT
Meter: 7.8.7.8.7.7.



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