369. How wondrous great, how glorious bright

1 How wondrous great, how glorious bright
must our Creator be,
who dwells amidst the dazzling light
of vast eternity.

2 Our soaring spirits upwards rise
to reach the burning throne
and long to see the blessed Three
in the Almighty One.

3 Our reason stretches all its wings,
and climbs above the skies;
but still how far beneath thy feet
our groundling knowledge lies!

4 While all the heavenly powers conspire
eternal praise to sing,
let faith in humble notes adore
the great mysterious King.

Text Information
First Line: How wondrous great, how glorious bright
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748 ( alt.)
Alterer (st. 3): Caryl Micklen, b. 1925
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Tune Information
Name: SHORNEY
Composer: Alec Wyton, b. 1921
Meter: CM
Key: c minor
Copyright: Copyright © 1977 by Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission.



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