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Lord, Our Lord, Thy Glorious Name

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1 Lord, our Lord, thy glorious Name
All thy wondrous works proclaim;
In the heavens with radiant signs
Evermore thy glory shines.
Infant lips Thou dost ordain
Wrath and vengeance to restrain;
Weakest means fulfill Thy will,
Mighty enemies to still.

2 Moon and stars in shining height
Nightly tell their Maker's might;
When thy wondrous heavens I scan,
Then I know how weak is man.
What is man that he should be
Loved and visited by Thee,
Raised to an exalted height,
Crowned with honor in Thy sight?

3 With dominion crowned he stands
O'er the creatures of Thy hands;
All to him subjection yield
In the sea and air and field.
Lord, our Lord, Thy glorious Name
All Thy wondrous works proclaim;
Thine the Name of matchless worth,
Excellent in all the earth.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

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First Line: Lord, our Lord, your glorious name
Title: Lord, Our Lord, Thy Glorious Name
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lord, our Lord, in all the earth
Copyright: Public Domain



William Fiske Sherwin (b. Buckland, MA, 1826; d. Boston, MA, 1888) composed EVENING PRAISE (also called CHAUTAUQUA) in 1877 as the tune to Mary A. Lathbury's text "Day Is Dying in the West." The text and tune were included in the hymnal (1878), and the song was sung at vespers at the Lake Chautauqu…

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