Jehovah's awful name revere

Jehovah's awful name revere

Author: Samuel Medley
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Jehovah’s awful name revere,
In humble praise, with holy fear;
In glory throned, divinely bright,
All worlds are nothing in his sight.

2 [The numerous proud, self-righteous host,
Who fondly of their something boast,
Will find their something nothing more
Than what will prove them blind and poor.

3 O may my soul such folly shun,
Nor ever boast what I have done;
But at God’s footstool humbly fall,
And Jesus be my All in All.]

4 Though of myself I nothing am,
I’m dear to God and to the Lamb;
Though I have nothing, I confess,
All things in Jesus I possess.

5 I can do nothing, Lord, ’tis true,
Yet in thy strength can all things do;
Nothing I merit, Lord, I own,
Yet shall possess a heavenly throne.

6 [Thus something, Saviour, may I be,
Nothing in self, but all in thee;
And when in glory I appear,
Be something, and yet nothing, there.]

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #172

Author: Samuel Medley

Medley, Samuel, born June 23, 1738, at Cheshunt, Herts, where his father kept a school. He received a good education; but not liking the business to which he was apprenticed, he entered the Royal Navy. Having been severely wounded in a battle with the French fleet off Port Lagos, in 1759, he was obliged to retire from active service. A sermon by Dr. Watts, read to him about this time, led to his conversion. He joined the Baptist Church in Eagle Street, London, then under the care of Dr. Gifford, and shortly afterwards opened a school, which for several years he conducted with great success. Having begun to preach, he received, in 1767, a call to become pastor of the Baptist church at Watford. Thence, in 1772, he removed to Byrom Street, Liv… Go to person page >

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Author: Samuel Medley
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A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #172

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