70. Begin, My Tongue, Some Heavenly Theme

1 Begin, my tongue, some heav'nly theme
And speak some boundless thing;
The mighty works or mightier name
Of our eternal King.

2 Tell of His wondrous faithfulness
And sound His pow'r abroad;
Sing the sweet promise of His grace,
The love and truth of God.

3 His very word of grace is strong
As that which built the skies;
The voice that rolls the stars along
Speaks all the promises.

4 O might I hear Thy heav'nly tongue
But whisper, "Thou art mine!"
Those gentle words shall raise my song
To notes almost divine.

Text Information
First Line: Begin, my tongue, some heav'nly theme
Title: Begin, My Tongue, Some Heavenly Theme
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Topic: God Our Father : His Love and Mercy
Tune Information
Name: MANOAH
Meter: C.M.
Key: G Major
Source: Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Church Music, 1851



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