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13. Before Jehovah's Awe-full Throne

1 Before Jehovah's awe-full throne,
Ye nations, bow with sacred joy.
Know that the Lord is God alone;
He can create, and He destroy.

2 His sov'reign power, without our aid,
Made us of clay, and formed us men;
And when like wand'ring sheep we strayed,
He brought us to His fold again.

3 We are His people, we His care,
Our souls and all our mortal frame.
What lasting honors shall we rear,
Almighty Maker, to Thy name?

4 We'll crowd Thy gates with thankful songs,
High as the heavens our voices raise;
And earth, with her ten thousand tongues,
Shall fill Thy courts with sounding praise.

5 Wide as the world is Thy command;
Vast as eternity Thy love;
Firm as a rock Thy truth must stand,
When rolling years shall cease to move.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Before Jehovah's awe-full throne
Title: Before Jehovah's Awe-full Throne
Author: Isaac Watts (1719, alt.)
Publication Date: 1941
Meter: L. M.
Scripture: Psalm 100
Topic: Adoration: Worship and Praise
Tune Information
Name: OLD HUNDREDTH
Meter: L. M.
Key: G Major



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