The heavens declare his glory, their Maker's skill

The heavens declare his glory, their Maker's skill

Author: Josiah Conder
Published in 24 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 The heavens declare his glory,
Their Maker's skill the skies:
Each day repeats the story,
And night to night replies.
Their silent proclamation
Throughout the earth is heard;
The record of creation,
The page of nature's word.

2 So pure, so soul-restoring,
Is truth's diviner ray;
A brighter radiance pouring
Than all the pomp of day:
The wanderer surely guiding,
It makes the simple wise;
And evermore abiding,
Unfailing joy supplies.

3 Thy word is richer treasure
Than lurks within the mine;
And daintiest fare less pleasure
Yields than this food divine.
How wise each kind monition!
Led by thy counsels, Lord,
How safe the saints' condition,
How great is their reward!

Source: Calvary Songs #10

Author: Josiah Conder

Josiah Conder was born in London, in 1789. He became a publisher, and in 1814 became proprietor of "The Eclectic Review." Subsequently to 1824, he composed a series of descriptive works, called the "Modern Traveller," which appeared in thirty volumes. He also published several volumes of poems and hymns. He was the author of the first "Congregational Hymn Book" (1836). He died in 1855. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: The heavens declare his glory, their Maker's skill
Author: Josiah Conder

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Instances (1 - 24 of 24)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Sunday School #d228
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #175Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music, for the Sunday-school #61Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d845
Calvary Songs #10TextAudioPage Scan
Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d168
Concordia-Kinderchoere #d177
Harmony in Praise #d208
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #181Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #181Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1029
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #146Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #243Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #113Page Scan
Luther League Hymnal #168Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #391Page Scan
Songs for the Lord's House #d432
Sunday School Service Book and Hymnal #51Page Scan
The Beacon Hymnal #d205
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #145Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d842
The Day School Hymn Book. New and enl. ed. #d115
The Praise Hymnary: a collection of sacred song #128Page Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #196Page Scan



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