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399. The Excellency of God

1 My God, I will extol Thee
And ever bless Thy Name;
Each day will I give thanks to Thee
And all Thy praise proclaim.
Great is the Lord and mighty,
And highly to be praised;
His greatness is unsearchable,
Above our knowledge raised.

2 To ev'ry generation
thy glory shall be told,
Thy honor and Thy majesty
In mem'ry I will hold;
Thy mighty pow'r and greatness
Shall all mankind confess,
And tell the story of Thy love,
And sing Thy righteousness.

3 The Lord is very gracious
And most compassionate;
His anger is most slow to rise,
His mercy is most great;
On all His helpless creatures
His tender mercies rest;
By all His works He shall be praised,
By all His saints be blest.

4 The glory of His kingdom
Proclaimed abroad shall be,
That all may know His mighty deeds
And glorious majesty;
His kingdom is eternal,
His throne shall stand secure,
And His dominion without end
Thro' ages shall endure.

Text Information
First Line: My God, I will extol Thee
Title: The Excellency of God
Meter: 7, 6s, 8
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Topic: Adoration; Anger of God: Restrained; Assurance: Declared (38 more...)
Notes: Selected stanzas
Tune Information
Composer: Lewis H. Redner
Meter: 7, 6s, 8
Key: G Major

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