1 The God Who sits enthroned on high
The foolish in their heart deny;
Not one does good; corrupt in tho't,
Unrighteous works their hands have wrought.
2 From heav'n the Lord with searching eye
Looked down the sons of men to try,
To see if any understood
And sought for God, the only good.
3 From righteousness they all depart,
Corrupt are all, and vile in heart;
yea, ev'ry man has evil done;
Not one does good, not even one.
4 Has knowledge with the wicked failed,
That they My people have assailed,
That they delight in works of shame,
And call not on Jehovah's Name?
5 Thy lowly servant they despise,
Because he on the Lord relies;
But they shall tremble yet in fear,
For to the righteous God is near.
6 O that from Zion His abode
Salvation were on us bestowed!
When God His exiles shall restore,
They shall in song His grace adore.
|First Line:||The God Who sits enthroned on high|
|Topic:||Character: New Birth Essential to Good; Character: Vicious; Church: Afflicted(11 more...)|
|Composer:||William M. H. Aitken|