CCXXX. The justice and goodness of God

1 Great God, my maker, and my King,
Of thee I'll speak, of thee I'll sing;
All thou hast done, and all thou dost,
Declare thee good, proclaim thee just:

2 Thy ancient thoughts and firm decrees,
Thy threat'nings and thy promises,
The joys of Heav'n, the pains of hell,
What angels taste, what devils feel.

3 Thy terrors and thine acts of grace,
Thy threat'ning rod, and smiling face,
Thy wounding and thy healing word,
A world undone, a world restor'd

4 While these excite my fear and joy;
While these my tuneful lips employ;
Accept O Lord, the humble song,
The tribute of a trembling tongue.

Text Information
First Line: Great God, my maker, and my king
Title: The justice and goodness of God
Publication Date: 1799
Meter: L. M.
Topic: God: His Goodness; God: His Justice
Language: English
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