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35. My God, How Wonderful Thou Art

1 My God, how wonderful thou art,
thy majesty how bright!
How beautiful thy mercy seat,
in depths of burning light!

2 Wondrous are thine eternal years,
O everlasting Lord,
by holy angels day and night
unceasingly adored!

3 O how I fear thee, living God,
with deepest, tend'rest fears,
and worship thee with trembling hope,
and penitential tears.

4 Yet I may love thee too, O Lord,
almighty as thou art;
for thou hast stooped to ask of me
the love of my poor heart.

5 No earthly father loves like thee,
no mother half so mild
bears and forbears, as thou hast done
with me, thy sinful child.

6 How wonderful, how beautiful,
the sight of thee will be,
thine endless wisdom, boundless pow'r,
and awesome purity!

Text Information
First Line: My God, how wonderful thou art
Title: My God, How Wonderful Thou Art
Author: Frederick W. Faber (1848; alt.1961, 1990)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: C.M.
Scripture:
Topic: God: Majesty of; God: His Being; Beauty of Christ of God (7 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. ETHELDREDA
Composer: Thomas Turton, 1780-1864
Meter: C.M.
Key: F Major



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