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32. Great God, how infinite art thou!

1. Great God, how infinite art thou!
What worthless worms are we!
Let the whole race of creatures bow,
And pay their praise to thee.

2. Thy throne eternal ages stood,
Ere seas or stars were made;
Thou art the ever-living God,
Were all the nations dead.

3. Nature and time all open lie
To thine immense survey,
From the formation of the sky
To the last awful day.

4. Eternity, with all its years,
Stands present to thy view;
To thee there’s nothing old appears;
Great God! there’s nothing new.

5. Our lives thro' various scenes are drawn,
And vexed with trifling cares;
While thine eternal thought moves on
Thine undisturbed'd affairs.

6. Great God, how infinite art thou!
How frail and weak we are!
Let the whole race of creatures bow,
And pay their praise to thee.

Text Information
First Line: Great God, how infinite art thou!
Meter: C. M.
Publication Date: 1827
Topic: Character and Perfections of God; God eternal and unchangeable
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