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144. GOD the Supreme Governor; or, Magistrates warned

1 Among th' Assemblies of the Great
A greater Ruler takes his Seat;
The GOD of Heav'n, as Judge surveys
Those Gods on Earth, and all their Ways.

2 Why will ye, then, frame wicked Laws?
Or why support th' unrighteous Cause?
When will ye once defend the Poor,
That Sinners vex the Saints no more?

3 They know not, Lord, nor will they know;
Dark are the Ways in which they go;
Their Name of earthly gods is vain,
For they shall fall and die like Men.

3 Arise, O Lord, and let thy Son
Possess his universal Throne,
And rule the Nations with his Rod;
He is our Judge, and he our GOD.

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First Line: Among th' Assemblies of the Great
Title: GOD the Supreme Governor; or, Magistrates warned
Language: English
Publication Date: 1740
Topic: Authority from God; Evil Magistrates; God: supreme governor (1 more...)
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