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2 To thee all angels cry aloud;
To thee the powers on high,
Continually do cry;
Whom heavenly hosts obey,
Of thy majestic sway.
And prophets crown'd with light,
Thy constant praise recite.
O Lord, confesses thee,
Of boundless majesty.
L. M. Wisdom, majesty, goodness. ATHER of all, whose powerful voice Whose mercies over all rejoice,
Through endless ages still the same : Thou by thy word upholdest all;
Thy bounteous love to all is show'd; Thou hear'st thy every creature's call,
And fillest every mouth with good. 2 In heaven thou reign'st enthroned in light,
Nature's expanse before thee spread; Earth, air, and sea, before thy sight,
And hell's deep gloom, are open laid: 'Wisdom, and might, and love, are thine ;
Prostrate before thy face we fall, Confess thine attributes divine,
And hail thee sov'reign Lord of all.
And bow'd the heavens most high,
The darkness of the sky,
Full royally he rode,
Came flying all abroad.
Their fury to restrain;
Forever more shall reign. 75
1st P. M. 6 lines 8s Omnipotence and immutability. THEN Israel out of Egypt came,
And left the proud oppressor's land,
Safe in the hollow of his hand,
Disparted by the wondrous rod;
And Sinai felt the incumbent God; The mountains skipp'd like frighten'd rams, The hills leap'd after them as lambs. 8 What ail'd thee, O thou trembling seal
What horror turn'd the river back! Was nature's God displeased with thee!
And why should hills or mountains shake! Ye mountains huge, that skipp'd like ramsi Ye hills, that leap'd as frightend lambs!
52 THE DIVINE PERFECTIONS.
In presence of thy awful Lord,
Her only law bis sov'reign word:
The' omnipotent Jehovah knows;
The rock into a fountain flows:
At whuse supreme decree
My soul sprang forth from thée :
And form'd me man for this
In thee my endless bliss.
3d P. M. 4 6s & 2 Ss.
His throne is built on bigh;
Are light and majesty :
Keep the wide world in awe;
To guard his holy law;
3 Through all his mighty works
Amazing wisdom shines;
And all their dark designs;
or glory condescend ;-
My Father and my Friend!
Attempt thy great Creator's praise :
The winds obey bis will;
2 Rebél, ye waves, and o'er the land
With threat'ning aspect roar; The Lord uplifts his awful hand,
And chains you to the shore.
Without his high behest,
Disturb the sparrow's nest.
In distant peals it dies;
And sweeps the howling skies.
Ye nations, wait his nod;
In honour of our God.
Omnipotence and grace.
Jehovah for her sov'reign Lord; The countless myriads of her sons
Rose into being at his word. 2 His word did out of nothing call
The world, and founded all that is; Launch'd on the floods this solid ball,
And fix'd it in the floating seas. 8 But who shall quit this low abodem
Who shall ascend the heavenly place, And stand upon the mount of God,
And see his Maker face to face! 4 The man whose hands and heart are clean
'That blessed portion shall receive; He who by grace is saved from sin,
Shall with his God in glory live