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To thee, my God, whose presence fills

To thee, my God, whose presence fills

Author: Thomas Gibbons
Published in 10 hymnals

Representative Text

1 To Thee, my God, whose presence fills
The earth, and seas, and skies,
To Thee, whose name, whose heart is Love,
With all my powers I rise.

2 Troubles in long succession roll;
Wave rushes upon wave;
Pity, O pity my distress;
Thy child, Thy suppliant save.

3 O bid the roaring tempest cease;
Or give me strength to bear
Whate'er Thy holy will appoints,
And save me from despair.

4 To Thee, my God, alone I look,
On Thee alone confide;
Thou never hast deceived the soul
That on thy grace relied.

5 Though oft Thy ways are rapt in clouds
Mysterious and unknown,
Truth, Righteousness and Mercy stand
The pillars of Thy throne.


Source: International Song Service: with Bright Gems from fifty authors, for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, missionary and young people's societies, prayer-meetings, etc. #286

Author: Thomas Gibbons

Gibbons, Thomas, was born at Beak, near Newmarket, May 31, 1720; educated by Dr. Taylor, at Deptford; ordained in 1742, as assistant to the Rev. Mr. Bures, at Silver Street Chapel, London; and in 1743 became minister of the Independent Church, at Haberdashers' Hall, where he remained till his death, Feb. 22, 1785. In addition to his ministerial office he became, in 1754, tutor of the Dissenting Academy at Mile End, London; and, in 1759, Sunday evening lecturer at Monkwell Street. In 1760 the College at New Jersey, U.S., gave him the degree of M.A. and in 1764 that of Aberdeen the degree of D.D. His prose works were (1) Calvinism and Nonconformity defended, 1740; (2) Sermons on various subjects, 1762; (3) Rhetoric, 1767; (4) Female Worthies,… Go to person page >

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First Line: To thee, my God, whose presence fills
Author: Thomas Gibbons
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns and Anthems adapted for Jewish Worship #35

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #783

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International Song Service #286

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Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #123

The Book of Praise #d391

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The Christian Hymn Book #1002

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #408

Union Hymnal #46

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