377. Sweet is the work, my God, my King

1 Sweet is the work, my God, my King,
to praise your name, give thanks and sing;
to show your love by morning light,
and talk of all your truth at night.

2 Sweet is the day, the first and best,
on which I share your sacred rest;
so let my heart in tune be found,
like David's harp of joyful sound.

3 My heart shall triumph in the Lord
and bless his works, and bless his word:
God's works of grace, how bright they shine —
how deep his counsels, how divine!

4 Soon I shall see and hear and know
all I desired on earth below;
and all my powers for God employ
in that eternal world of joy.

Text Information
First Line: Sweet is the work, my God, my King
Author: I. Watts (1674-1748)
Meter: 8 8 8 8 (LM)
Publication Date: 1987
Topic: God's Church: The Lord's Day; Easter: The Resurrection of Christ; Easter 1: The Upper Room
Tune Information
Composer: H. Parker (1854-1928)
Meter: 8 8 8 8 (LM)
Incipit: 31343 33336
Key: E Major

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