1 Begin, my tongue, some heavenly theme
and speak some boundless thing,
the mighty works or mightier name,
of our eternal king.
2 Tell of his wondrous faithfulness,
and sound his power abroad;
sing the sweet promise of his grace
and our fulfilling God.
3 His very word of grace is strong
as that which built the skies;
the voice that rolls the stars along
speaks all the promises.
4 He said, "Let wide the heaven be spread,'
and heaven was stretched abroad;
'Abram, I'll be your God,' he said
and he was Abram's God.
5 O might I hear your heavenly tongue
but whisper, 'You are mine';
those gentle words should raise my song
to notes almost divine.
6 How would my leaping heart rejoice,
and think my heaven secure!
I trust the all-creating voice,
and faith desires no more.
Source: Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #116
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