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54. I Sing the Mighty Power of God

1 I sing the mighty power of God
that made the mountains rise,
that spread the flowing seas abroad
and built the lofty skies.
I sing the wisdom that ordained
the sun to rule the day;
the moon shines full at his command
and all the stars obey.

2 I sing the goodness of the Lord
that filled the earth with food;
he formed the creatures with his word
and then pronounced them good.
Lord, how your wonders are displayed
where'er I turn my eye,
if I survey the ground I tread
or gaze upon the sky!

3 There's not a plant or flower below
but makes your glories known,
and clouds arise and tempests blow
by order from your throne;
while all that borrows life from you
is ever in your care,
and everywhere that we can be,
you, God, are present there.

Text Information
First Line: I sing the mighty power of God
Title: I Sing the Mighty Power of God
Author: Isaac Watts (1715, alt.)
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: C.M.D.
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ELLACOMBE
Meter: C.M.D.
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Gesangbuch der H.W.K. Hofkapelle, 1784



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