Can creatures to perfection find? J. Watts. [God unsearchable.] Published in hisHymns, &c, 2nd ed., 1709, Bk. ii., No. 170, in 8 stanzas of 4 lines, and entitled, "God Incomprehensible and Sovereign." It is found in a few modern collections, as Spurgeon’s Our Own Hymn Book, but usually in an abbreviated form. In the Church Pastorals, Boston, U. S. A., 1864, stanzas iv., v., vii., viii., are given as, "God is a King, of power unknown," and in the American Hymn for the Church of Christ by Hedge & Huntington, 1853, No. 123, stanzas v., vi., viii. begin, “God wounds the heart, and He makes whole."
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)