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66. The God of Abraham Praise

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1 The God of Abraham praise, who reigns enthroned above,
Ancient of everlasting days, and God of Love.
Jehovah, great I AM, by earth and heaven confessed:
we bow and bless the sacred name forever blest.

2 He by himself has sworn, we on his oath depend,
we shall, on eagles' wings upborne, to heaven ascend;
we shall behold his face, we 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 was and is the same, and evermore shall be:
eternal 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, Abraham’s God, and mine! With heaven our songs we raise;
all might and majesty are thine, and endless praise.

Text Information
First Line: The God of Abraham praise
Title: The God of Abraham Praise
Paraphraser: Thomas Olivers
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 6.6.8.4.D.
Scripture: Philippians 2:11; Revelation 4:11; Hebrews 11:19; Hebrews 6:13; Philippians 2:9-11; Exodus 3:6-14; Isaiah 40:31; Daniel 7:9; Revelation 4:8-11; Revelation 22:4-5
Topic: God the Father: Majesty and Power; Biblical Persons; God: Eternal (2 more...)
Source: paraphrase of Hebrew Yigdal
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: LEONI
Arranger: Meyer Lyon
Meter: 6.6.8.4.D.
Key: e minor
Source: Synagogue melody



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