Nature with solemn accent cries

Nature with solemn accent cries

Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Nature, with solemn accent cries,
There is a God, that built the skies,
That formed the earth and spread the flood,
A self-existent, mighty God.

2 Creation's wonders, vast and bright,
Proclaim their Maker infinite;
Her bounties show to every eye
The goodness of the Deity.

3 But when we view each precious line,
Within the gospel all divine;
Justice and mercy there we trace,
Eternal truth, transcendent grace.

4 Thanks for the light of nature given,
Thanks for the surer guide to heaven;
For all the treasures of thy word,
We praise the great creation's Lord.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #22

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Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d554

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Psalms and Hymns #12

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #464

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The Voice of Praise #22

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