334. Holy God, We Praise Your Name

1 Holy God, we praise your name;
Lord of all, we bow before you.
All on earth your sceptre 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 train
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 Glory through eternity:
Spirit, Word, and blest Creator,
God of gracious tenderness,
at your feet we sinners gather;
light and mercy, now, we pray,
give your people for this day.

Text Information
First Line: Holy God, we praise your name
Title: Holy God, We Praise Your Name
German Title: Grosser Gott, wir loben dich
Paraphraser: Ignaz Franz (1719-1790)
Translator: Clarence Alphonsus Walworth (1820-1900)
Meter: 78 78 77
Language: English
Publication Date: 1998
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Communion of Saints; Martyrs; Praise of God (2 more...)
Source: You Are God (Te Deum, Latin hymn, 400?)
Tune Information
Name: GROSSER GOTT
Meter: 78 78 77
Key: F Major
Source: Katholisches Gesangbuch, Vienna, 1774, alt.
Notes: Higher key 333



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