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794. Many and Great, O God, Are Your Works

1 Many and great, O God, are your works,
Maker of earth and sky;
Your hands have set the heav'ns with stars;
Your fingers spread the mountains and plains.
Lo, Your word formed the waters deep;
Oceans obey Your voice.

2 Grant unto us communion with You,
O star-abiding One;
Come unto us and dwell with us;
With You are found the gifts of life.
Bless us with life that has no end,
Eternal life with You.

Text Information
First Line: Many and great, O God, are your works
Title: Many and Great, O God, Are Your Works
Author: Joseph R. Renville, 1779-1846
Paraphraser: Philip Frazier, 1892-1964
Publication Date: 2000
Scripture: Psalm 8; Genesis 1; Genesis 2
Topic: Creation, Preservation; Praise, Adoration
Language: English
Tune Information
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Dakota tune; Songs of the People, 1986, arr.
Copyright: Arr © 1986 Augsburg Publishing House

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