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Christ's Condescension and Glorification; or GOD made Man

O Lord, our Lord, how wondrous great

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 62 hymnals

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O Lord, our Lord, how wondrous great
is your exalted name!
Let glories of your heavenly state
be evermore proclaimed!
When I behold your works on high,
the moon, which rules the night,
the stars that well adorn the sky,
those moving worlds of light;

Refrain:
O Lord, our Lord, how wondrous great
is your exalted name!
Let glories of your heavenly state
be evermore proclaimed!

Lord, what am I, or all my race,
dwelling so far below,
that you should visit me with grace,
and love my nature so!
That your eternal Son should care
to choose an earthly role,
be lower than the angels are,
to save my struggling soul! [Refrain]

Let Christ be crowned with majesty,
Conquerer of sin and death,
and be his honors sounded high
By all things that have breath!
Jesus, our Lord, how wondrous great
is your exalted name!
Let glories of your heavenly state
be evermore proclaimed! [Refrain]



Source: In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #4

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, our Lord, how wondrous great
Title: Christ's Condescension and Glorification; or GOD made Man
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #5143
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