The heavens are telling the glory of God; the wonder of His work displays the firmament

The heavens are telling the glory of God; the wonder of His work displays the firmament

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The heavens are telling the glory of God,
The wonder of His work displays the firmament.
In all the lands resounds the word.
Never perceived, ever understood,
ever, ever, ever understood.

The heavens are telling the glory of God,
The wonder of His work,
The wonder of His work displays the firmament.

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #772

Text Information

First Line: The heavens are telling the glory of God; the wonder of His work displays the firmament
Publication Date: 1887
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

CREATION (Haydn)

The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio The Creation (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his mus…

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THE HEAVENS ARE TELLING

From The Creation oratorio, Part I, No. 13.

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Hymns and Anthems adapted for Jewish Worship #A41

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International Praise #158

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The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #772

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