1441. Far Off, O God, and Yet Most Near

1. Far off, O God, and yet most near,
Unseen, yet shining clear in all,
Thy presence moves, Thy ways appear,
In system’s rise and sparrow’s fall.

2. Thy purpose through the ages ran,
Thy Word Thy prophets bore abroad,
Thy love became a Son of Man,
To make men with Him sons of God.

3. Our eyes Thy loveliness discern,
Where nature weaves Thy wondrous dress,
And in sweet human lives we learn
The beauty of Thy holiness.

4. Our lives within Thy being stand,
Our sciences omniscience prove,
Thy law is but Thy clasping hand,
Thine order is Thy perfect love.

Text Information
First Line: Far off, O God, and yet most near
Title: Far Off, O God, and Yet Most Near
Author: Henry H. Barber (1891)
Meter: LM
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: WARTBURG CASTLE
Composer: G. Shinn (before 1928)
Meter: LM
Incipit: 56532 17655 67171
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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