'Twas God who formed the rolling spheres

'Twas God who formed the rolling spheres

Published in 39 hymnals

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1 'Twas God who fixed the rolling spheres,
And stretched the boundless skies,
Who formed the plain of endless years,
And bade the ages rise.

2 From everlasting is his might,
Immense and unconfined;
He pierces through the realms of light,
And rides upon the wind.

3 He darts along the burning sky,
Loud thunders round him roar;
Through worlds above, his terrors fly,
While worlds below adore.

4 He speaks--great nature's wheels stand still,
And leave their wonted round;
The mountains melt; each trembling hill
Forsakes it ancient bound.

5 Ye world, and every living thing,
Fulfill his high command;
Pay grateful homage to your King,
And own his ruling hand.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #50

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #II

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #II

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #361

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #361

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H13

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d555

General Baptist Hymn Book #d493

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #30

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #30

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #104

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #104

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #23

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #23

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #23

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #23

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #23

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #108

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d447

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S7

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #43

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d659

The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d289

The Pocket Selection of Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Churches and Religious Assemblies in the U. S. lst ed. #d262

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #137

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #137

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #113

The Southern Psalmist #d887

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d934

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #50

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