36B. High in the Heavens, Eternal God

1 High in the heavens, eternal God,
your goodness in full glory shines:
your truth shall break through every cloud
that veils and darkens your designs.

2 Forever firm thy justice stands,
as mountains their foundations keep;
wise are the wonders of your hands;
your judgments are a mighty deep.

3 From the provisions of your house
we shall be fed with sweet repast;
there mercy like a river flows,
and brings salvation to our taste.

4 Life, like a fountain rich and free,
springs from the presence of the Lord,
and in your light our souls shall see
the glories promised in your word.

Text Information
First Line: High in the heavens, eternal God
Title: High in the Heavens, Eternal God
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Publication Date: 2012
Topic: Church Year: Baptism of the Lord; Church Year: Pentecost; Daily Prayer: Evening Prayer (23 more...)
Notes: To perform the entire psalm, read Ps. 36:1-4; sing all 4 stanzas of the hymn; read Ps. 36:10-12; sing st. 1 of the hymn.
Tune Information
Key: C Major
Source: Thomas Williams' Psalmodia Evangelica, 1789

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