Great Framer of unnumbered worlds

Great Framer of unnumbered worlds

Author: George Dyer
Tune: LUTHER'S HYMN
Published in 41 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Great framer of unnumber'd worlds,
And whom unnumber'd worlds adore!
Thy goodness all thy creatures share,
And nature trembles at thy pow'r.

2 While suppliant crowds implore thine aid,
To thee we raise the humble cry:
Thine alter is the contrite heart;
Thine incense a repentant sigh.

3 But if injustice grind the poor,
Or av'rice stain the sordid hand,
Or stern ambition thirst for blood,
Or rude oppression waste the land:

4 The God, who hears the orphan's cry,
The martyr's pray'r, and pris'ner's groan,
Still list'ning to the poor opprest,
Would spurn th' oppressor from him throne.

5 Yet, though enormous crimes abound,
Should but a genuine sorrow rise;
And, as new troubles threaten round
'Midts wasting wars and angry skies,

6 Should, in her sober hour, our land
Confess thy hand and bless the rod:
Thou still wouldst love to be her friend,
Who lov'd to own thee as her God.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #421

Author: George Dyer

Dyer, George, B.A., 1755-1841. Educated at Christ's Hospital and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The friend of Charles Lamb, of Priestley and Wakefield, and biographer of Robert Robinson of Cambridge. In 1792 he moved to London, to chambers in Clifford's Inn, Fleet Street, supporting himself by private tuition and literary work. He was a contributor to the Gentleman's and the Monthly Magazine, for which he wrote the introductory Ode in 1796. From 1809 to 1830 engaged upon Valpy's edition of the Classics, in 141 vols. Author of a History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge, 1814, and of several volumes of verse. Three of his hymns are in Kippis, and frequently in other books. 1. Greatest of beings, source of life. Hymn to the Deity… Go to person page >

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Author: George Dyer

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #421

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #556

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #556

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #556

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #556

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #556

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #556

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #CCXI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #632

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #510

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #429

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #335

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #348

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #348

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #335

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H136

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #834

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #546

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #721

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Hymns for Public Worship #570

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #451

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #451

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #568

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d83

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d47

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d212

The Christian Psalter #d170

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The Gospel Psalmist #909

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #507

The Tabernacle #d92

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