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The Holiness of God

Representative Text

1 God is King forever: let the nations tremble;
Throned above the cherubim, by all the earth adored;
He is great in Zion, high above all peoples;
Praise Him with fear, for holy is the Lord.

2 Merciful as mighty, He delights in justice,
For He reigns in righteousness and rules in equity;
Worship and exalt Him, bowing down before Him,
Perfect in power and holiness is He.

3 Holy men of old in Him alone confided;
He forgave their sins although they felt His chastening rod;
In His holy temple worship and adore Him,
Faithful and holy is the Lord our God.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: God is king forever, let the nations tremble
Title: The Holiness of God
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

NICAEA (Dykes)

The tune NICAEA is named after the Council of Nicaea (A.D. 325) at which church leaders began to formulate the doctrine of the Trinity to oppose the heresies of Arius. NICAEA is one of the finest tunes composed by John B. Dykes (PHH 147) and the only one of his many tunes that resembles the style of…

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Timeline

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The Cyber Hymnal #1890
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The Cyber Hymnal #1890

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