413. 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. O how I fear Thee, living God,
With deepest, tend'rest fears;
And worship Thee with trembling hope
And penitential tears.

3. 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.

4. No earthly father loves like Thee,
No mother half so mild
Bears and forbears, as Thou hast done
With me, Thy sinful child.

5. Father of Jesus, love's Reward!
What rapture will it be,
Prostrate before Thy throne to lie,
And gaze and gaze on Thee.

Text Information
First Line: My God, how wonderful Thou art
Title: My God, How Wonderful Thou Art
Author: Rev. Frederick W. Faber (1848)
Meter: C M
Language: English
Publication Date: 1929
Topic: Choral Section: God's Excellencies
Tune Information
Name: ST. ETHELDREDA
Composer: T. Turton, 1780-1864
Meter: C M
Incipit: 11232 17123 54323
Key: F Major



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