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595. The God of Abr'am Praise

1 The God of Abr'am praise, who reigns enthroned above;
Ancient of everlasting days, and God of love;
the Lord, the great I AM, by earth and heav'n confessed:
I bow and bless the sacred name, forever bless'd.

2 He by himself hath sworn, I on his oath depend:
I shall on eagles' wings upborne, to heav'n ascend;
I shall behold his face, I shall his power adore,
and sing the wonders of his grace forevermore.

3 The God who reigns on high the great archangels sing,
and “Holy, Holy, Holy!” cry, “Almighty King!
who wast and art the same, and evermore shall be;
the Lord, our Father! great I AM, we worship thee.”

4 The whole triumphant host give thanks to God on high,
“Hail, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!” they ever cry;
Hail, Abr'am’s God and mine (I join the heav'nly lays),
all might and majesty are thine and endless praise!

Text Information
First Line: The God of Abr'am praise
Title: The God of Abr'am Praise
Author: Thomas Olivers (1770)
Meter: 6.6.8.4 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Biblical Characters: Abraham
Tune Information
Name: LEONI
Composer: Thomas Olivers (1770)
Composer: Meyer Lyon (1770)
Meter: 6.6.8.4 D
Key: f minor
Source: Jewish melody (based on)



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