863. My God, How Wonderful Thou Art

1 My God, how wonderful thou art,
thy majesty how bright!
How beautiful thy mercy seat
in depths of burning light!

2 How wonderful, how beautiful
the sight of thee must be -
thine endless wisdom, boundless pow'r,
and awesome purity!

3 No earthly father loves like thee;
no mother, e’er so mild,
bears and forbears as thou hast done
with me, thy sinful child.

4 Yet I may love thee too, O Lord,
almighty as thou art,
for thou hast stooped to ask of me
the love of my poor heart.

5 My God, how wonderful thou art,
thou everlasting friend!
On thee I stay my trusting heart
till faith in vision end.

Text Information
First Line: My God, how wonderful thou art
Title: My God, How Wonderful Thou Art
Author: Frederick W. Faber, 1814-1863
Meter: C M
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Expanded Images for God; Praise, Thanksgiving
Tune Information
Meter: C M
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Psalter, Edinburgh, 1615

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